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Essentials of Social Research

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ISBN-10: 0335217826

ISBN-13: 9780335217823

Edition: 2008

Authors: Amy Dan, Linda Kalof, Thomas Dietz

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Essentials of Social Researchis a well-balanced and engaging treatment of the many facets of doing research. Capturing a trend toward the use of multiple methods and perspectives, the authors weave theoretical insights with interesting findings and applications on a variety of topics. Their use of common examples from one chapter to the next is an innovative way of conveying the value of a multi-method approach to inquiry. And, they let us in on a secret shared by many researchers, which is that research is fun and we enjoy doing it. There is something here for students across the spectrum of the social and behavioural sciences. ..Daniel Druckman, George Mason University and the University…    
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Book details

List price: $40.00
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date: 10/1/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 6.69" wide x 9.45" long x 0.63" tall
Weight: 1.210
Language: English

Linda Kalof is Professor of Sociology at Michigan State University and author of Looking at Animals in Human History and editor of The Animals Reader: The Essential Classic and Contemporary Writings.

List of Figures, Tables and Boxes
Introduction
Foundations
The discourse of science
Basic logic of quantitative inquiry
Basic logic of qualitative inquiry
Collecting the data
Assessing the findings
Exercises using research from the published literature
Glossary
References
Index