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Paradigms Lost and Pragmatism Regained: Methodological Implications of Combining Qualitative and Quantitative Methods
Description: Background on the emergence of mixed method research approaches and suggestions for guiding paradigm shift toward 'pragmatic' approaches in social science research.
The Integration of Fieldwork and Survey Methods
Description: Describes history and rationale for integrating fieldwork and survey methods and the nature of how traditional approaches will need to be adapted for practical applications.
Toward a Definition of Mixed Methods Research
Description: Examines the definition of the emerging mixed methods research field.
Mapping the Field of Mixed Methods Research
Description: Terrific survey of what’s happening in the mixed methods literature and mixed methods field.
Content Analysis of Words in Brief Descriptions: How Mothers and Fathers Describe Their Children
Description: Content analysis of parent descriptions of their children toward understanding parental perceptions and attitudes regarding their adolescent children.
Using Mixed-Methods Sequential Explanatory Design: From Theory to Practice
Description: Discusses procedural issues related to mixed-methods in a sequential (quant then qual) design.
Introduction to Mixed Method and Mixed Model Studies in the Social and Behavioral Sciences: Paradigm Wars and Mixed Methodologies.
Description: Encourages a focus on the research question as a guide to deciding on methods to apply in a particular study and comfort in cross the boundaries between pure interpretations of particular paradigmatic characteristics.
Higher Ground: New Hope for the Working Poor and Their Children
Description: Describes an experimental program that boosted employment among the city’s poor while reducing poverty and improving children’s lives.
Discovering Successful Pathways in Children's Development: New Methods in the Study of Childhood and Family Life
Description: Variety of chapters illustrating the value of qual, quant, and ethnographic methods.
Making it work: Low-wage Employment, Family Life, and Child Development
Description: Looks past the economic statistics to illustrate how different employment trajectories affect the social and emotional lives of poor women and their children.