Elements of Social Scientific Thinking
Edition: 11th 2014
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Description: A concise introduction to the fundamental concepts of social scientific thinking and research, this classic text makes scientific thinking, research methods, and statistics accessible to undergraduates at a commonsense level. This text is intended for use in a broad array of the social sciences, including Political Science, Sociology, and Psychology.
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List price: $89.95
Copyright year: 2014
Publication date: 1/1/2013
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.50" long x 0.50" tall
|About the Authors|
|Why Bother to be Systematic?|
|The Role of Reasoned Judgment and Opinion|
|The Role of Imagination, Intuition, and Custom|
|The Elements of Science|
|The Origin and Utility of Concepts|
|What is a Variable?|
|The Scientific Method|
|The Many Roles of Theory|
|Thinking Over the Problem|
|Understanding the Results|
|Measuring Variables and Relationships|
|Measuring Variables: Levels of Measurement|
|Measuring the Significance and Representativeness of Data: Probability, Sampling, and Problems in Polling|
|Measuring Relationships Between Variables: Association and Correlation|
|Computers and Statistics|
|Tuning In, Tuning Out: The Strange Disappearance of Social Capital in America|
|Trust in Government: The United States in Comparative Perspective|