Research methods

This section contains a number of papers and publications on research methods, including quantitative, qualitative and mixed methods approaches, grounded theory and ethics.

Quantitative methods in social sciences
Brown, J. D., & Rodgers, T. S. (2002). Doing second language research. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Google Books
Rasinger, S. M. (2013). Quantitative research in linguistics: An introduction. London: Bloomsbury. Google Books
Qualitative methods in social sciences
Alasuutari, P. (1995). Researching culture: Qualitative method and cultural studies. London: Sage. Google Books
Denzin, N. K., & Lincoln, Y. S. (Eds.), The SAGE handbook of qualitative research. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. Google Books
Silverman, D. (2006). Interpreting qualitative data: Methods for analyzing talk, text and interaction. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. Google Books
Mixed Methods
Angouri, J. (2010) Quantitative, qualitative or both? Combining methods in linguistic research. In L. Litosseliti (Ed.), Research methods in linguistics (pp. 29-49). London: Continuum. PDF
Bergman, M. M. (2008). Advances in mixed methods research: Theories and applications. London: Sage. Google Books
Denzin, N. K. (2010) Moments, mixed methods, and paradigm dialogs. Qualitative Inquiry, 16(6) 419–427. 10.1177/1077800410364608
Dörnyei, Z. (2007). Research methods in applied linguistics: Quantitative, qualitative and mixed Methodologies. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Grounded theory
Charmaz, K. (2014). Constructing grounded theory. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. Google Books
Charmaz, K. (2006). Constructing grounded theory: A practical guide through qualitative analysis. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. Google Books
Glaser, B. G., & Strauss, A. L. (2017). Discovery of grounded theory: Strategies for qualitative research. Abingdon: Routledge. LINK
Cannella, G. S., & Lincoln, Y. S. (2018). Ethics, research regulations, and critical social science. In N. K. Denzin & Y. S. Lincoln (Eds.), The SAGE handbook of qualitative research (pp. 83–95). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. Google Books