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SAGE Secondary Data Analysis

SAGE Secondary Data Analysis

Four Volume Set
Edited by:
  • John Goodwin - Professor, School of Media, Communication and Sociology, University of Leicester

July 2012 | 1 408 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
One central and enduring image of the social science researcher is of an individual who commits a great deal of time to collecting original, primary data from a field of enquiry. This approach is often underpinned by a sincerely held belief that key research questions can only be explored by the collection of ever new, and ever greater amounts of data, or that already existing data are insufficient for researchers to test their ideas. Yet such an approach to social science research can be problematic not least because the collection of primary data can be an expensive, time-consuming, and even wasteful approach to social enquiry.

Secondary analysis can serve many purposes, as well as being a valid approach in its own right. However, despite its widespread application, secondary analysis is often undervalued or perceived to be the preserve of only those interested in the re-use of large-scale survey data.

Highlighting both the theory and practice of secondary analysis and the use of secondary sources, this collection considers the nature of secondary analysis as a research tool; reflects on the definitional debates surrounding terms such as secondary analysis, data re-use and restudies; illustrates how secondary analysis is used in social science research; and finally reviews the practical, methodological and ethical aspects of secondary analysis.

Volume One: Using Secondary Sources and Secondary Analysis

Volume Two: Quantitative Approaches to Secondary Analysis

Volume Three: Qualitative Data and Research in Secondary Analysis

Volume Four: Ethical, Methodological and Practical Issues in Secondary Analysis

Janet Heaton
What Is Secondary Analysis?
K. Jill Kiecolt and Laura Nathan
Introduction to Secondary Analysis of Survey Data
Catherine Hakim
Secondary Analysis and the Relationship between Official and Academic Social Research
Nigel Gilbert, Angela Dale and Sara Arber
The General Household Survey as a Source for Secondary Analysis
Cathy Bradley et al
Combining Registry, Primary and Secondary Data Sources to Identify the Impact of Cancer on Labor Market Outcomes
Stephen Castleberry
Using Secondary Data in Marketing Research
A Project That Melds Web and Off-Web Sources

William Lesch and James Hazeltine
Secondary Research, New Product Screening and the Marketing Research Course
An Experiment in Structured Decision-Making

Wendy Young and Hosihn Ryu
Secondary Data for Policy Studies
Benefits and Challenges

Bonita Kolb
Conducting Secondary Research
Gregory Andranovich and Gerry Risposa
Data Collection in the Urban Setting
David Stewart and Michael Kamins
Introduction to Secondary Research
Ernest Brewer
Secondary Data Analysis
Piergiorgio Corbetta
Official Statistics
Theodore Greenstein
Using Other People's Data
Paula Devine
Secondary Data Analysis
Vandana Desai and Robert Potter
The Importance of Census and Other Secondary Data in Development Studies
Rachad Antonius
The Basic Language of Statistics
Joseph Locascio
Secondary Analysis of a Major Societal Experiment
The Effects of Standardized Testing in Elementary Schools

Shawn Kneipp and Hossein Yarandi
Complex Sampling Designs and Statistical Issues in Secondary Analysis
Rich Clark and Marc Maynard
Research Methodology
Using Online Technology for Secondary Analysis of Survey Research Data - 'Act Globally, Think Locally'

Spencer Li
Testing Mediation Using Multiple Regression and Structural Equation Modeling Analyses in Secondary Data
Theodore Cross, David Finkelhor and Richard Ormrod
Police Involvement in Child Protective Services Investigations
Literature Review and Secondary Data Analysis

Lauri Hyers
A Secondary Survey Analysis Study of African American Ethnic Identity Orientations in Two National Samples
Geoffrey Wodtke, David Harding and Felix Elwert
Neighborhood Effects in Temporal Perspective
The Impact of Long-Term Exposure to Concentrated Disadvantage on High School Graduation

Victor Saenz et al
Community College Student Engagement Patterns
A Typology Revealed through Exploratory Cluster Analysis

Eric Sevigny and Phyllis Coontz
Patterns of Substance Involvement and Criminal Behavior
A Gender-Based Cluster Analysis of Pennsylvania Arrestees

Anne Green, David Owen and Rob Wilson
Regional Differences in Labour Market Participation of Young People in the European Union
Scott Tonidandel and James LeBreton
Determining the Relative Importance of Predictors in Logistic Regression
An Extension of Relative Weight Analysis

Andrew Jenkins
Women, Lifelong Learning and Transitions into Employment
Eirini Flouri
Strong Families, Tidy Houses and Children's Values in Adult Life
Are 'Chaotic', 'Crowded' and 'Unstable' Homes Really so Bad?

Margo Anderson and Stephen Fienberg
Race and Ethnicity and the Controversy over the U.S. Census
Andre Langlois and Peter Kitchen
Identifying and Measuring Dimensions of Urban Deprivation in Montreal
An Analysis of the 1996 Census Data

Crystal Piper et al
Disparities in Access to Care among Asthmatic Children in Relation to Race and Socioeconomic Status
Suyeon Park, Merry Morash and Tia Stevens
Gender Differences in Predictors of Assaultive Behavior in Late Adolescence
Heike Kl ver
Measuring Interest Group Influence Using Quantitative Text Analysis
Svetlana Stepchenkova, Andrei Kirilenko and Alastair Morrison
Facilitating Content Analysis in Tourism Research
Bernhard Ebbinghaus
When Less Is More
Selection Problems in Large-N and Small-N Cross-National Comparisons

Hadas Mandel and Moshe Semyonov
Family Policies, Wage Structures and Gender Gaps
Sources of Earnings Inequality in 20 Countries

Tracy Long-Sutehall, Magi Sque and Julia Addington-Hall
Secondary Analysis of Qualitative Data
A Valuable Method for Exploring Sensitive Issues with an Elusive Population?

Kathy L. Rush, Wilda E. Watts and Janice Stanbury
Mobility Adaptations of Older Adults
A Secondary Analysis

Maria Irma Bustamante-Gavino, Salma Rattani and Kausar Khan
Women's Empowerment in Pakistan
Definitions and Enabling and Disenabling Factors: A Secondary Data Analysis

John Goodwin and Henrietta O'Connor
Exploring Complex Transitions
Looking back at the 'Golden Age' of from School to Work

John Goodwin and Henrietta O'Connor
Through the Interviewer's Lens
Representations of 1960s Households and Families in a Lost Sociological Study

Nigel Fielding and Jane Fielding
Resistance and Adaptation to Criminal Identity
Using Secondary Analysis to Evaluate Classic Studies of Crime and Deviance

Martyn Hammersley
Can We Re-Use Qualitative Data via Secondary Analysis? Notes on Some Terminological and Substantive Issues
Niamh Moore
(Re)-Using Qualitative Data?
Libby Bishop
A Reflexive Account of Re-Using Qualitative Data
Beyond Primary/Secondary Dualism

Pamela Kidd, Ted Scharf and Mark Veazie
Linking Stress and Injury in the Farming Environment
A Secondary Analysis of Qualitative Data

Pamela Hinds, Ralph Vogel and Laura Clarke-Steffen
The Possibilities and Pitfalls of Doing a Secondary Analysis of a Qualitative Data Set
Helen Briassoulis
Online Petitions
New Tools of Secondary Analysis?

William Gibson and Andrew Brown
Using Documents in Research
Ruth Finnegan
Using Documents
Clive Seale et al
Secondary Analysis of Archived Data
Janet Heaton
Types of Qualitative Secondary Analysis
Julie McLeod and Rachel Thomson
Sue O'Donnell, Judith MacIntosh and Judith Wuest
A Theoretical Understanding of Sickness Absence among Women Who Have Experienced Workplace Bullying
Greg Guest and Eleanor McLellan
Distinguishing the Trees from the Forest
Applying Cluster Analysis to Thematic Qualitative Data

Sally Thome
Ethical and Representational Issues in Qualitative Secondary Analysis
Henrietta O'Connor and John Goodwin
Utilizing Data from a Lost Sociological Project
Experiences, Insights, Promises

Ann Jacobson, Patti Hamilton and James Galloway
Obtaining and Evaluating Data Sets for Secondary Analysis in Nursing Research
Ben Fincham, Jonathan Scourfield and Susanne Langer
The Impact of Working with Disturbing Secondary Data
Reading Suicide Files in a Coroner's Office

Mario Mazzocchi
Secondary Consumer Data
Roger Kaufman, Ingrid Guerra and William Platt
Identifying What Data Must Be Collected
David Stewart and Michael Kamins
Evaluating Secondary Sources
Rosalind Dworkin
Alternative Data Sources
K. Jill Kiecolt and Laura Nathan
Locating Appropriate Data
Leigh Burstein
Secondary Analysis
An Important Resource for Educational Research and Evaluation

Alex Broom, Lynda Cheshire and Michael Emmison
Qualitative Researchers' Understandings of Their Practice and the Implications for Data Archiving and Sharing
William Penuel and Barbara Means
Using Large-Scale Databases in Evaluation
Advances, Opportunities and Challenges

Matthew Diemer
Large-Scale Survey Data in Career Development Research
Keith Cole, Jo Wathan and Louise Corti
The Provision of Access to Quantitative Data for Secondary Analysis

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