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Researching the Unconscious: Principles of Psychoanalytic Method

Researching the Unconscious: Principles of Psychoanalytic Method

by Michael Rustin

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Researching the Unconscious provides an exposition of key issues in the philosophy and methods of the social sciences which are relevant to psychoanalysis as both a clinical practice and a human... (more)

Social Dreaming: Philosophy, Research, Theory and Practice

Social Dreaming: Philosophy, Research, Theory and Practice

Edited by Susan Long, Julian Manley

  • Paperback £26.85 (RRP : £29.99 save £3.14)

The idea of social dreaming argues that dreams are relevant to the wider social sphere and have a collective resonance that goes beyond the personal narrative.

In this fascinating collection,... (more)

Methods of Research into the Unconscious: Applying Psychoanalytic Ideas to Social Science

Methods of Research into the Unconscious: Applying Psychoanalytic Ideas to Social Science

Edited by Kalina Stamenova, R.D. Hinshelwood

  • Paperback £26.85 (RRP : £29.99 save £3.14)

The Psychoanalytic Unconscious is a slippery set of phenomena to pin down. There is not an accepted standard form of research, outside of the clinical practice of psychoanalysis. In this book a... (more)

Further Researching Beneath the Surface: Psycho-Social Research Methods in Practice - Volume 2

Further Researching Beneath the Surface: Psycho-Social Research Methods in Practice - Volume 2

Edited by Anne-Marie Cummins, Nigel Williams

  • Paperback £26.67 (RRP : £26.99 save £0.32)

Contributions in this volume cover ways of knowing, the dynamics of research encounters, new methods of psycho-social inquiry, and the first-hand experience of being a researcher. Since the first... (more)

Researching Beneath the Surface: Psycho-Social Research Methods in Practice

Researching Beneath the Surface: Psycho-Social Research Methods in Practice

Edited by Simon Clarke, Paul Hoggett

  • Paperback £29.19 (RRP : £29.99 save £0.80)

This book offers an overview of the rapidly expanding field of Psycho-Social research. Drawing on aspects of discourse psychology, continental philosophy and anthropological and neuro-scientific... (more)

A Practical Psychoanalytic Guide to Reflexive Research: The Reverie Research Method

A Practical Psychoanalytic Guide to Reflexive Research: The Reverie Research Method

by Joshua Holmes

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A Practical Psychoanalytic Guide to Reflexive Research offers an accessible guide to enriched qualitative research. In this novel approach, the researcher's feelings and empathy in relation to... (more)

What Works for Whom? A Critical Review of Treatments for Children and Adolescents: Second Edition

What Works for Whom? A Critical Review of Treatments for Children and Adolescents: Second Edition

by Peter Fonagy, David Cottrell

  • Paperback £34.99

The standard reference in the field, this acclaimed work synthesizes findings from hundreds of carefully selected studies of mental health treatments for children and adolescents. Chapters on... (more)

Transforming Self and Others Through Research

Transforming Self and Others Through Research

by Rosemarie Anderson, William Braud

  • Paperback £19.25

Brings the transformative approaches of transpersonal psychology to research in the human sciences and humanities.

Research approaches in the field of transpersonal psychology can be transformative... (more)

Doing Practice-Based Research in Therapy: A Reflexive Approach

Doing Practice-Based Research in Therapy: A Reflexive Approach

by Sofie Bager-Charleson

  • Paperback £25.83 (RRP : £25.99 save £0.16)

Learning how to use critical self-reflection creatively when practising therapy is an important component of training. This level of self-awareness is, however, often neglected in research, despite... (more)

Understanding Research in Counselling

Understanding Research in Counselling

Edited by Graham Bright, Gill Harrison

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Many counselling courses have a strong research element built into the modules and students are expected to gain a thorough understanding of research issues early on in their studies. This accessible... (more)

Doing Qualitative Research Differently: A Psychosocial Approach: Second Edition

Doing Qualitative Research Differently: A Psychosocial Approach: Second Edition

by Wendy Hollway

  • Paperback £36.99

Hollway and Jefferson have updated their ground-breaking book for students and researchers looking to do qualitative research differently. The new edition critically reviews many of the assumptions,... (more)

Qualitative Research Methods in Mental Health and Psychotherapy: A Guide for Students and Practitioners

Qualitative Research Methods in Mental Health and Psychotherapy: A Guide for Students and Practitioners

Edited by David Harper, Andrew R. Thompson

  • Paperback £34.00 (RRP : £35.25 save £1.25)

This book provides a user-friendly introduction to the qualitative methods most commonly used in the mental health and psychotherapy arena. Chapters are written by leading researchers and the editors... (more)

Foundations for Conceptual Research in Psychoanalysis

Foundations for Conceptual Research in Psychoanalysis

by Anna U. Dreher

  • Paperback £28.79 (RRP : £31.99 save £3.20)

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The SAGE Handbook of Qualitative Research

The SAGE Handbook of Qualitative Research

Edited by Norman K. Denzin, Dr. Yvonna S. Lincoln

  • Hardback £140.00

The substantially updated and revised Fifth Edition of this landmark handbook presents the state-of-the-art theory and practice of qualitative inquiry. Representing top scholars from around the... (more)

Handbook of Arts-Based Research

Handbook of Arts-Based Research

Edited by Patricia Leavy

  • Hardback £70.19 (RRP : £77.99 save £7.80)

Bringing together interdisciplinary leaders in methodology and arts-based research (ABR), this comprehensive handbook explores the synergies between artistic and research practices and addresses... (more)

Becoming a Reflexive Researcher: Travellers' Tales

Becoming a Reflexive Researcher: Travellers' Tales

by Kim Etherington

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In contrast to traditional impersonal approaches to research, reflexive researchers acknowledge the impact of their own experience, beliefs and culture on the processes and outcomes of inquiry. The... (more)

A Companion to Qualitative Research

A Companion to Qualitative Research

Edited by Uwe Flick

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Doing Research in the Real World: Second Edition

Doing Research in the Real World: Second Edition

by David E. Gray

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This fully revised and expanded edition of Doing Research in the Real World introduces readers to all the essential aspects of the research process and will be an essential guide to any student on a... (more)

Reworking Qualitative Data

Reworking Qualitative Data

by Janet Heaton

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Written by an experienced researcher and teacher with a background in sociology, the book is a comprehensive and invaluable introduction to this growing field of social research. (more)

Case Studies in Relational Research: Qualitative Research Methods in Counselling and Psychotherapy

Case Studies in Relational Research: Qualitative Research Methods in Counselling and Psychotherapy

by Del Loewenthal

  • Paperback £31.49 (RRP : £34.99 save £3.50)

The growing professionalization of counselling and psychotherapy means that students and practitioners are increasingly being asked to carry out research. This distinctive new text uses a... (more)

Doing Research with Children and Young People

Doing Research with Children and Young People

Edited by Sandy Fraser

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Doing Research with Children and Young People introduces researchers to the key considerations involved in working with children and young people. The book highlights issues which arise at... (more)

Using Focus Groups in Research

Using Focus Groups in Research

by Lia Litoselliti

  • Paperback £24.29 (RRP : £26.99 save £2.70)

Focus Groups are often under-used as a valuable tool for research. This practical and extremely well-written guide offers advice on: * planning and organising focus groups * what types... (more)

Research Questions

Research Questions

by Richard Andrews

  • Paperback £20.69 (RRP : £22.99 save £2.30)

Crucial starting points for research are often poorly conceived by students and researchers. As they often spend six months to a year getting their research question right, this book should help set... (more)

Ethics in Research

Ethics in Research

by Ian Gregory

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This book encourages reflection upon the inescapable ethical dimensions of the conduct of research. Gregory explores how ethical concerns inform not only the conduct of research but how they enter... (more)

A handbook for action research in health and social care:

A handbook for action research in health and social care:

by Richard Winter, Carol Munn-Giddings

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This book provides a new synthesis of the theories and principles guiding action research, drawn from various disciplines and from the variety of historical traditions of action research work. (more)

Realist Evaluation in Practice: Health and Social Work

Realist Evaluation in Practice: Health and Social Work

by Mansoor A.F. Kazi

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To show how realist evaluation has the potential to change practice, the author provides in-depth examples of evaluation in adult rehabilitation, drug using communities, users of family centres and... (more)

A dictionary of key social science research:

A dictionary of key social science research:

Edited by Robert L. Miller

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Qualitative Psychology: A Practical Guide to Research Methods: Second Edition

Qualitative Psychology: A Practical Guide to Research Methods: Second Edition

Edited by Jonathan A. Smith

  • Print £30.38 (RRP : £30.99 save £0.61)

"Qualitative Psychology" covers all of the main qualitative approaches now used in psychology and each chapter offers the reader a step-by-step guide to carrying out research using that particular... (more)

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