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Methods of social research.

Margaret Stacey

Methods of social research.

by Margaret Stacey

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Published by Pergamon in Oxford .
Written in English


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SeriesThe Commonwealth and International Libraryof Science Technology Engineering and Liberal Studies
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Open LibraryOL13673666M

An extensive revision, this classic text presents the most recent advances in social research design and methodology. The authors thoroughly describe the research process using methods derived from basic principles of scientific inquiry and demonstrate how they apply to the study of human behavior. This chapter provides a general introduction to research design by examining several issues: The main purposes of social research Units of analysis How to design a research project The elements of research proposals Measurement Three Purposes of Research. Social research can serve a variety of purposes.

Time in Research; Types of Relationships; Variables; Hypotheses; Types of Data; Unit of Analysis; Two Research Fallacies; Philosophy of Research. Structure of Research; Deduction & Induction; Positivism & Post-Positivism; Introduction to Validity; Ethics in Research; Conceptualizing. Problem Formulation; Concept Mapping; Evaluation Research. Find out more about Methods of Social Research, 4th Edition by Kenneth Bailey at Simon & Schuster. Read book reviews & excerpts, watch author videos & erum-c.comed on: September 12,

The book has a great balance between coverage and depth and serves my purposes well for an introductory graduate Research methods course in Psychology." – Tiffany Yip, Fordham University, USA "The book is a perfect fit for my interests given my training in experimental social psychology and academic appointment in communication. . Review of Foundations for research: Methods of inquiry in education and the social sciences, by Kathleen B. deMarrais and Stephen D. Lapan. Reference & Research Book News Denscombe, Martyn. The good research guide for small-scale social research projects. 3rd ed. Maidenhead, UK: Open University Press. pages.


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