Author Focus – Derek Layder

Derek Layder is Emeritus Professor of Sociology at the University of Leicester and Honorary Professor of Health and Life Sciences at De Montfort University.

He has published numerous academic articles and books on the philosophy of social science, research strategies and methods, and intimacy, emotion and self-identity. His new book, Investigative Research: Theory and Practice, was published by SAGE in February 2018.

 

Investigative Research: Theory and Practice

Derek Layder
SAGE Publications
27.02.2018
PB: 9781446287538 – £28.99

With its unique modelling and mapping of social processes, Investigative Research offers an alternative approach to social research. This book guides you through the theoretical grounding and rules you need to effectively combine the evidence-based explanations of social behaviour and distinctive strategies of data collection associated with investigative research.

 

Doing Excellent Small-Scale Research
SAGE Publications
PB: 9781849201834 – £27.99
HB: 9781849201827 – £80.00

 

 

Intimacy and Power: The Dynamics of Personal Relationships in Modern Society
Palgrave Macmillan
HB: 9780230579569 – £66.00
E: 9780230245143 – €71.42
400 credits

 

 

Understanding Social Theory – 2nd Ed.
SAGE Publications
PB: 9780761944508 – £32.99
HB: 9780761944492 – £98.00
E: 9781848604643 – £147.00
400 credits

 

Emotion in Social Life: The Lost Heart of Society
SAGE Publications
PB: 9780761943662 – £33.99
HB: 9780761943655  – £97.00
E: 9781412932691 – £145.50
400 credits

 

Social and Personal Identity: Understanding Yourself
SAGE Publications
PB: 9780761944898 – £32.99
E: 9781848606036 – £178.50
400 credits

 

 

Sociological Practice: Linking Theory and Social Research
SAGE Publications
PB: 9780761954309 – £36.99
HB: 9780761954293 – £109.00
E: 9781446275825 – £163.50
400 credits

 

Modern Social Theory: Key Debates and New Directions
Routledge
PB: 9781857283860 – £36.99
HB: 9781857283853 – £105.00
E: 9780203992128 – £157.50
325 credits

 

New Strategies in Social Research: An Introduction and Guide
Polity Press
PB: 9780745608815 – £17.99

 

 

 

Structure, Interaction and Social Theory
Routledge
PB: 9781138996588 – £32.99
HB: 9781138782600 – £85.00
E: 9781315763231 – £127.50
325 credits

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