Research Methods for Public Administrators

ISBN-10: 0321431375
ISBN-13: 9780321431370
Edition: 5th 2008
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Book details

List price: $190.40
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
Publication date: 6/22/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 512
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.134
Language: English

This accessible text offers an abundance of engaging examples and provides step-by-step instructions to illustrate common research methods and techniques, providing students and future administrators withnbsp;a sound foundation in model building, research design, measurement, and sampling. The books statistical section focuses on correct use and interpretation of commonly used statistics, including linear regression. nbsp; The books overall aim is to develop effective, efficient research skills among future public administrators so that they will be better policy makers. It accomplishes this not only by providing a solid foundation in technique, but also by developing an awareness of the ethical issues associated with conducting research and reporting findings.

Preface
Beginning a Research Project: The Preliminary Steps
Designs for Description
Designs for Explanation
Measuring Variables
Sampling
Contacting and Talking to Subjects
Data Collection: Questions and Questionnaires
Protection of Human Research Subjects and Other Ethical Issues
Secondary Data Analysis: Finding and Analyzing Existing Data
Combining Indicators: Index Construction
Univariate Analysis
Examining Relationships among Variables: Tests of Statistical Significance
Examining Relationships among Variables: Contingency Tables with Measures of Association, Analysis of Variance
Regression Analysis and Correlation
Communicating Findings and Completing the Project
Glossary
Index

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