Methods of Family Research

ISBN-10: 0761919481
ISBN-13: 9780761919483
Edition: 2001
List price: $51.95
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Description: This text introduces social science research methods to those who consume research in the study of families and children. It deals with research methods from the perspective of the consumer of research, rather than the producer.

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List price: $51.95
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/21/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 216
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.902
Language: English

This text introduces social science research methods to those who consume research in the study of families and children. It deals with research methods from the perspective of the consumer of research, rather than the producer.

Theodore N. Greenstein is a father, husband, teacher, author, and researcher.� He is currently Associate Professor of Sociology at North Carolina State University.� He received his Ph.D. in Sociology from Washington State University and has been teaching sociology of the family, research methods, and statistics since 1976.� His research program focuses on the intersection of work and family.� His publications on the division of household labor, marital stability, and the effects of maternal employment on child well-being have appeared in Social Forces , the Journal of Marriage and Family , the Journal of Family Issues , and the Journal of Comparative Family Studies .� He is a member of the American Sociological Association, the Southern Sociological Society, the Council on Contemporary Families, and the National Council on Family Relations.

Why do Research on Families?
Causal Inference in Family Research
Searching and Reading the Literature
Using the Internet to Study Families
How do we Measure Concepts?
Studying Families
Quantitative Methods
Studying Families
Qualitative Methods
Sampling Issues
Working with Scales and Indices
Analyzing Data on Families
Evaluating Family Programs
Using Other People's Data
The Ethics and Politics of Family Research

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