Research Methods in the Social Sciences

ISBN-10: 071675519X

ISBN-13: 9780716755197

Edition: 7th 2007

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This is a comprehensive, non-technical introduction to the principal research methods employed in social science. It offers a carefully integrated treatment of its components - research theory, design, data collection and data analysis.
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Book details

List price: $151.99
Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Worth Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/6/2007
Binding: Box or Slipcased 
Pages: 576
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.980
Language: English

Chava Frankfort-Nachmias is an Emeritus Professor of Sociology at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. She is the coauthor of Research Methods in the Social Sciences (with David Nachmias),nbsp;coeditor of Sappho in the Holy Land (with Erella Shadmi) and numerous publications on ethnicitynbsp;and development, urban revitalization, science and gender, and women in Israel. She was thenbsp;recipient of the University of Wisconsin System teaching improvement grant on integrating race,nbsp;ethnicity, and gender into the social statistics and research methods curriculum. She is also thenbsp;coauthor (with Anna Leon-Guerrero) of Social Statistics for a Diverse Society .

Foundations of Empirical Research
The Scientific Approach
Conceptual Foundations of Research
Basic Elements of Research
Ethics in Social Science Research
Design and Structure of Research
Research Designs: Experiments
Research Designs: Cross-Sectional and Quasi-Experimental Designs
Measurement
Sampling and Sampling Designs
Data Collection
Observational Methods
Survey Research
Questionnaire Construction
Qualitative Research
Secondary Data Analysis and Sources
Data Processing and Analysis
Data Preparation and Analysis
The Univariate Distribution
Bivariate Analysis
Control, Elaboration, and Multivariate Analysis
Index Construction and Scaling Methods
Inferences
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