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Information on research methods for Anthropology and Sociology

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For Library research help, please contact Moninder Lalli, Librarian for Sociology / Anthropology by email () or Ask a librarian.

This guide provide information on research methods for Anthropology and Sociology,

Find books on research methods

Search by keyword in the Library Catalogue

  • "topic word" AND research method*
  • "qualitative research" and method*

Subject headings for books

These selected subject headings will help you to find books on research methods.

To search for books by subject heading, use the Browse Search option in the SFU Library Catalogue, then select Subject browse from the drop-down menu.

  • Action Research -- Methodology
  • Aging research -- methodological issues
  • Anthropology -- Research
  • Anthropology -- Fieldwork
  • Anthropology -- Methodology
  • Communities -- Research -- Methodology
  • Culture -- Research -- Methodology
  • Ethnology -- 42 Related Subjects
  • Ethnology -- Fieldwork
  • Ethnology -- Methodology
  • Ethnology -- Research
  • Ethnomethodology
  • Feminist anthropology
  • Fieldwork -- Anthropology
  • Fieldwork -- Ethnology
  • Fieldwork -- Ethnomusicology
  • Focus Groups -- 2 Related Subjects
  • Indigenous peoples -- Research -- Methodology
  • Interdisciplinary Research -- Methodology
  • Internet -- Social Aspects -- Research Methodology
  • Interviewing in sociology
  • Mathematical anthropology
  • Mixed methods research
  • Narrative inquiry (Research method)
  • Oral history -- Methodology
  • Oral History Methodology
  • Post-colonialism -- Research -- Methodology
  • Qualitative research -- Methodology
  • Quantitative research -- Methodology
  • Race -- Research -- Methodology
  • Social epistemology
  • Social surveys -- Methodology
  • Social sciences -- Biographical methods
  • Social sciences -- Field work
  • Social sciences -- Methodology
  • Social sciences -- Research -- Methodology
  • Social sciences -- Statistical methods
  • Social Surveys -- Methodology
  • Sociology -- Research -- Methodology
  • Urban anthropology -- Fieldwork
  • Visual anthropology -- Methodology
  • Visual Sociology -- Methodology
  • Visual Sociology -- Research Methodology

Selected books

These books will help you to get started. 

Databases

  • Sage Research Methods Online
    Access to research methods from books and videos and other reference sources.
     
  • CARMA Video Library
    Advanced training in research methods and data analysis from the Consortium for the Advancement of Research Methods and Analysis

Selected journals

Websites