Research Methods for Studying Legal Issues in Education, 2nd Edition (e-book)

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Steve Permuth, Ralph D. Mawdsley, and Susan Silver, co-editors/authors (2015)

256 pages

Monograph #92

ISBN-10: 1-56534-166-X

ISBN-13: 978-1-56534-166-1

Designed for those who are interested in researching legal issues concerning education, this book introduces a variety of complementary methods that can help researchers add greatly to their efforts. Both print and online research tools are covered extensively in nine chapters, written by 21 leaders in the fields of education law and legal research. The updated second edition is an ideal resource for librarians, students, and non-legal education advocates and professionals.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 / School Law and Research into the Early 21st Century
        Steve Permuth, Ralph Mawdsley, and Susan Silver

Chapter 2 / Legal Research: The “Traditional” Method
        Charles J. Russo

Chapter 3 / Qualitative Research Redux: Researching Contemporary Legal Issues Concerning Education
        Louise Adler

Chapter 4 / Quantitative Research Strategies
        Tyler Hicks and John Ferron

Chapter 5 / The Continua of Disciplined Inquiry: Quantitative, Qualitative, and Mixed Methods
        Jeffrey Kromrey, Kristine Hogarty, and Anthony Onwuegbuzie

Chapter 6 / Researching Legal Topics From a Policy Study Perspective
        Patricia First, James Vines, Chinasa Elue, and Lori Pindar

Chapter 7 / Legal Research Using Technological Tools: Professors’ View
        Dennis Van Berkum, Kermit Buckner, and Kenneth Lane

Chapter 8 / Legal Research Using Technological Tools: Librarians’ View
        Susan Silver, Lauren M. Collins, and Whitney Curtis

Chapter 9 / Language and Writing in School Law
        Jennifer Sughrue, David Goldenberg, and Steve Permuth