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Research Methodology A Step-by-Step Guide for Beginners

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ISBN-10: 076196214X

ISBN-13: 9780761962144

Edition: 1999

Authors: Ranjit Kumar

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This practical book is designed for anyone new to research, who is planning to undertake a research project for the first time. Organised around eight operational steps, the text explains difficult procedures step by step.
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List price: $46.95
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Limited
Publication date: 4/5/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 276
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

Robyn Ryle is an associate professor of sociology at Hanover College in Hanover, Indiana, where she has been teaching sociology of gender and other courses for 7 years. She went to Millsaps College in Jackson, Mississippi, for her undergraduate degrees in sociology and English with a concentration in women's studies. She received her PhD in sociology from Indiana University-Bloomington and is originally from northern Kentucky. She is a member of the American Sociological Association and has served on the editorial board of the journal Teaching Sociology. She enjoys digging in her garden, cooking what comes out of her garden, and generally enjoying small town life. She currently lives in a…    

A Way of Thinking
The Research Process
A Quick Glance
Reviewing the Literature
Formulating a Research Problem
Identifying Variables
Constructing Hypotheses
The Research Design
Selecting a Study Design
Selecting a Method of Data Collection
Collecting Data Using Attitudinal Scales
Establishing the Validity and Reliability of a Research Instrument
Writing a Research Proposal
Considering Ethical Issues in Data Collection
Displaying Data
Writing a Research Report