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Methods of Family Research

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ISBN-10: 1412916771

ISBN-13: 9781412916776

Edition: 2nd 2006 (Revised)

Authors: Theodore N. Greenstein

List price: $75.00
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???This book provides a review and a common ground for discussion of other class readings. . . . I am unaware of any similar books, and this is a welcome addition for my classes in family. . . . It is unique and provides a quick review that students and I find helpful. . . . I welcome a Second Edition.?????? Mary Ann Powell, "University"" of Nebraska, Omaha" Following up on his successful initial foray into helping students better understand the research results they encounter, author Theodore N. Greenstein has revised and updated his popular Methods of Family Research to benefit a new generation of students and researchers. This Second Edition differs from other research methods texts,…    
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Book details

List price: $75.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/13/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 216
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.638

Theodore N. Greenstein is a father, husband, teacher, author, and researcher.� He is currently Associate Professor of Sociology at North Carolina State University.� He received his Ph.D. in Sociology from Washington State University and has been teaching sociology of the family, research methods, and statistics since 1976.� His research program focuses on the intersection of work and family.� His publications on the division of household labor, marital stability, and the effects of maternal employment on child well-being have appeared in Social Forces , the Journal of Marriage and Family , the Journal of Family Issues , and the Journal of Comparative Family Studies .� He is a…    

Why do Research on Families?
Causal Inference in Family Research
Searching and Reading the Literature
Using the Internet to Study Families
How do we Measure Concepts?
Studying Families
Quantitative Methods
Studying Families
Qualitative Methods
Sampling Issues
Working with Scales and Indices
Analyzing Data on Families
Evaluating Family Programs
Using Other People's Data
The Ethics and Politics of Family Research