Conducting Social Science Research

Conducting Social Science Research

From research methods themselves to the sexism in discussing research in online spaces, here we explore the successes and challenges of conducting social science research. Explore a collection of our most recently published research below, with free access to journal articles and a selection of our latest books.

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Palgrave Studies in Education Research Methods

This series explores contemporary manifestations of the fundamental paradox that lies at the heart of education: that education contributes to the creation of economic and social divisions and the perpetuation of sociocultural marginalisation, while also providing opportunities for individual empowerment and social transformation.

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Is peer review fit to evaluate a new breed of research excellence?

In this article, Gemma Derrick, author of The Evaluators’ Eye, discusses the suitability of peer review, from its purpose to its process and outcomes.

Derrick's book, The Evaluator's Eye, offers an empirical analysis of how academic peer review panels mediate the traditionally non-academic criterion of societal impact.

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