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Investigating the Social World The Process and Practice of Research

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ISBN-10: 1506361196

ISBN-13: 9781506361192

Edition: 8th 2019

Authors: Russell K. Schutt

List price: $93.00
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Investigating the Social World is a comprehensive, balanced text text for Research Methods courses found in Sociology, Communication/Journalism, Political Science, Public Administration, and other social science disciplines. It introduces students to social science research methods, gives them the critical skills necessary to evaluate research, and to prepares them to actually carry out their own research. Features and Benefits: The text is written so that the "doing" of social research is closely and consistently linked to important social issues by using real social data, demonstrating not only the value of research, but also how technique and substance are intimately related.
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Book details

List price: $93.00
Edition: 8th
Copyright year: 2019
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/14/2017
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 728
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.772
Language: English

Russell K. Schutt (PhD, MA, BA, University of Illinois at Chicago; postdoctoral fellow in the Sociology of Social Control Training Program at Yale University) is professor and chair of sociology at the University of Massachusetts Boston and lecturer on sociology in the Department of Psychiatry at the Harvard Medical School. In addition to Investigating the Social World: The Process and Practice of Research, now in its Eighth Edition , and its co-authored adaptations for the disciplines of social work, criminal justice, psychology, and education, his books include Homelessness, Housing, and Mental Illness, Social Neuroscience: Brain, Mind, and Society (co-edited), and Organization in a…