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Experiencing Social Research A Reader

ISBN-10: 0205404480

ISBN-13: 9780205404483

Edition: 2005

Authors: Kerry J. Strand, Gregory L. Weiss

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List price: $105.00
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 11/9/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 672
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

Preface
About the Authors
Overview of Social Research
Experiencing Social Research: Choices, Challenges, Constraints, and Compromises
Getting Started: Choosing a Topic
Choosing a Research Design: Method, Measures, Samples
Ethical Issues and Considerations
Collecting, Organizing, and Analyzing the Data
The Rewards of Social Research
Why Do Social Research?
The Relative Influence of Youth and Adult Experiences on Personal Spirituality and Church Involvement
An interview with ... Thomas P. O'Connor
Young Dads: The Effects of a Parenting Program on Urban African-American Adolescent Fathers
An interview with ... Carl Mazza
Research Design, Sampling, and Measurement
Cigarette Smoking and the Disenfranchisement of Adolescent Girls: A Discourse of Resistance?
An interview with ... Marjorie MacDonald
Rebellion, Modernity, and Romance: Smoking as a Gendered Practice in Popular Young Women's Magazines, Britain 1918-1939
An interview with ... Penny Tinkler
Quantitative and Qualitative Approaches
Experimental Research
The Impact of Social Structure on Mate Selection: An Empirical Evaluation of an Active-Learning Exercise
An interview with ... John F. Zipp
The Effect of Enforcement on Merchant Compliance with the Minimum Legal Drinking Age Law
An interview with ... Richard Scribner
Survey Research
Spankers and Nonspankers: Where They Get Information on Spanking
An interview with ... Wendy Walsh
Predictors of Fear of Criminal Victimization at School among Adolescents
An interview with ... David C. May
Nonreactive Research: Content Analysis, Accretion Measures, and Using Existing Statistics
Race, Gender, and Status: A Content Analysis of Print Advertisements in Four Popular Magazines
An interview with ... Linda A. Triber
Graffiti on the Great Plains: A Social Reaction to the Red River Valley Flood of 1997
An interview with ... Carol A. Hagen
Capital Punishment and Deterrence: Examining the Effect of Executions on Murder in Texas
An interview with ... Jon Sorensen
Field Research
Neither Real Americans nor Real Asians? Multigeneration Asian Ethnics Navigating the Terrain of Authenticity
An interview with ... Mia Tuan
Exceptions to the Rule: Upwardly Mobile White and Mexican American High School Girls
An interview with ... Julie Bettie
The Glass Phallus: Pub(lic) Masculinity and Drinking in Rural New Zealand
An interview with ... Hugh Campbell
Historical and Comparative Research
"Button-Down Terror": The Metamorphosis of the Hate Movement
An interview with ... Barbara Perry
Ties That Bind: Correlates of Adolescents' Civic Commitments in Seven Countries
An interview with ... Constance A. Flanagan