Category Archives: Research Methods

On SAGE Insight: “We Cannot Let Them Die”: Undocumented Immigrants and Media Framing of Health Deservingness in the United States

From Qualitative Health Research The extent to which the U.S. government should provide health services to undocumented immigrants has been a topic of heated debate in recent years. While human rights frameworks support the notion of universal access to health … Continue reading

Posted in Health, Research Methods, SAGE Insight | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

On SAGE Insight: Research and Evaluation With Community-Based Projects: Approaches, Considerations, and Strategies

From American Journal of EvaluationOfficial Journal of the American Evaluation Association Research and evaluation in community or clinical settings and with community partners is both challenging and rewarding. Community-based research requires aligning the researchers’ needs and questions with the needs and … Continue reading

Posted in Research Methods, SAGE Insight | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

On SAGE Insight: Many Analysts, One Data Set: Making Transparent How Variations in Analytic Choices Affect Results

From Advances in Methods and Practices in Psychological Science Data analysis is sometimes seen as the mechanical, unimaginative process of revealing results from a research study. it is easy to overlook the fact that results may depend on the chosen … Continue reading

Posted in Research Methods, SAGE Insight | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

On SAGE Insight: Qualitative Research Ethics in the Big Data Era

From American Behavioral Scientist This article aims to promote detailed discussions of the ethical and practical concerns that arise for the practice of qualitative research in the Big Data era. The emergence of Big Data technologies inspires ethical concerns about … Continue reading

Posted in Research Methods, SAGE Insight | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

On SAGE Insight: The “shape” of interaction networks on Twitter

From International Journal of Market Research This paper summarizes learnings gleaned from mapping numerous brand, category, and campaign interaction networks on Twitter. It characterizes the different network “shapes,” or typologies, that emerge from discussions about brands, campaigns, and categories and … Continue reading

Posted in Research Methods, SAGE Insight | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

On SAGE Insight: Exploring the Impact of Youth-Produced Images on Family, Community, and Policy

From International Journal of Qualitative Methods How are the images produced by children and young people used in community and policy dialogue? How might this work have an impact on families and those closest to the producers? There is increasing … Continue reading

Posted in Research Methods, SAGE Insight | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

On SAGE Insight: Unpublished Alan Turing studies could provide an alternative to the evaluation of diagnostic tests

Article title: Quantifying performance of a diagnostic test as the expected information for discrimination: Relation to the C-statistic From Statistical Methods in Medical Research We are entering a new era of “precision medicine” where prevention and treatment is based on tests that … Continue reading

Posted in Medicine, Research Methods, SAGE Insight | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

On SAGE Insight: Data Sharing in Psychology

Article details: Data Sharing in Psychology: A Survey on Barriers and Preconditions From Advances in Methods and Practices in Psychological Science Despite its potential to accelerate academic progress in psychological science, public data sharing remains relatively uncommon. The aim of … Continue reading

Posted in Psychology, Research Methods, SAGE Insight | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

On SAGE Insight: Using “Big Data” Versus Alternative Measures of Aggregate Data to Predict the U.S. 2016 Presidential Election

From Psychological Reports The presidential election of Donald Trump took many experts and lay individuals alike by surprise. Post-mortem analyses of the election results have attempted to shed light on the unprecedented victory by relying on a host of individual … Continue reading

Posted in Psychology, Research Methods, SAGE Insight | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

On SAGE Insight: Value creation from big data: Looking inside the black box

From Strategic Organization The advent of big data is fundamentally changing the business landscape. Increasingly, companies are exploring how big data can be used to create and capture value. ‘Big data is about massive amounts of observational data, of different … Continue reading

Posted in Research Methods, SAGE Insight | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

On SAGE Insight: Doing data differently? Developing personal data tactics and strategies amongst young mobile media users

From Big Data & Society The proliferation of mobile devices and social media platforms has led to rapid growth in the generation of ‘personal data’ relating to individual users. While users consciously volunteer personal data, many forms of data are … Continue reading

Posted in Research Methods, SAGE Insight | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

On SAGE Insight: Special Issue: Digital Representations: Opportunities for Re-Using and Publishing Digital Qualitative Data

Guest Editors Louise Corti, University of Essex Libby Bishop, University of Essex Nigel Fielding, University of Essex From SAGE Open This collection of papers comprises five contributions with a social science or social historical perspective that present the current state of the … Continue reading

Posted in Research Methods, SAGE Insight | Tagged , | Leave a comment