Social Research Methods: Pearson New International Edition (häftad)
Format
Häftad (Paperback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
608
Utgivningsdatum
2013-07-17
Upplaga
7
Förlag
Pearson
Illustratör/Fotograf
Illustrations
Illustrationer
Illustrationsstrations (black and white)
Dimensioner
280 x 215 x 20 mm
Vikt
1316 g
Antal komponenter
1
ISBN
9781292020235
Social Research Methods: Pearson New International Edition (häftad)

Social Research Methods: Pearson New International Edition

Qualitative and Quantitative Approaches

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Social Research Methods: Qualitative and Quantitative Methods 7e is a highly regarded text that presents a comprehensive and balanced introduction to both qualitative and quantitative approaches to social research with an emphasis on the benefits of combining various approaches.  

 

New this edition: MyResearchKit--Social Research Methods 7E can be packaged with this text at no additional cost (ISBN: 0205751342) or purchased separately.

MyResearchKit includes:

  • Multiple-choice practice test questions
  • Flashcards of key terms
  • Short research exercises (previously in the workbook)
  • Social Explorer: census data from 1790 - present
  • A Social Research in the News blog
  • Writing tutorial: covers documenting sources, avoiding plagiarism, and various kinds of writing assignments (literature reviews, abstracts, research proposals, etc.)
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    W. Lawrence Neuman James is professor of sociology and Asian Studies coordinator at University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. His M.A. and Ph.D. were earned at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He has authored seven books and published 35 articles and book chapters, which have appeared in Social Problems, Sociological Inquiry, Social Science Quarterly, American Sociological Review, Critical Asian Studies, Teaching Sociology, The Journal of Contemporary Asia, Sociological Quarterly, and other journals . He is a former president of the Wisconsin Sociological Association. Neuman has received his university's highest award for research, the Chancellor's Award for service to students with disabilities, as well as the the Wisconsin Sociological Association's Outstanding Service Award, and the College of Letters and Sciences awards for outstanding teaching, excellence in research, and outstanding service.

    Innehållsförteckning

    IN THIS SECTION:

    1.) BRIEF

    2.) COMPREHENSIVE

     


     

    BRIEF TABLE OF CONTENTS


     

    Part I Foundations

    Chapter 1 Why Do Research?

    Chapter 2 What Are the Major Types of Social Research?

    Chapter 3 Theory and Research
    Chapter 4 The Meanings of Methodology
    Chapter 5 How to Review the Literature and Conduct Ethical Studies

     

    Part II Planning and Preparation

    Chapter 6 Strategies of Research Design

    Chapter 7 Qualitative and Quantitative Measurement
    Chapter 8 Qualitative and Quantitative Sampling

     

    Part III Quantitative Data Collection and Analysis

    Chapter 9 Experimental Research

    Chapter 10 Survey Research

    Chapter 11 Nonreactive Research and Secondary Analysis

    Chapter 12 Analysis of Quantitative Data

     

    Part IV Qualitative Data Collection and Analysis

    Chapter 13 Field Research and Focus Group Research
    Chapter 14 Analysis of Qualitative Data

     

    Part V Communicating with Others
    Chapter 15 Writing the Research Report and the Politics of Social Research

     

    COMPREHENSIVE TABLE OF CONTENTS

     

    Part I  Foundations

     

    Chapter 1 Why Do Research?

    Alternatives to Social Science Research

    What Research Involves: A Scientific Approach

    Varieties of Social Research

    Steps in the Research Process

    Why Learn How to Conduct Social Research

     

    Chapter 2 What Are the Major Types of Social Research?

    Use and Audience of Research

    Purpose of Research

    Within or Across Case

    Single or Multiple Points in Time

    Data Collection Techniques

     

    Chapter 3 Theory and Research

    What Is Theory?

    Social Theory versus Ideology

    The Parts of Theory

     

    Chapter 4 The Meanings of Methodology

    Philosophical Foundations

    The Three Approaches

    Positivist Social Science

    Interpretative Social Science

    Critical Social Science

    Feminist and Postmodern Research

     

    Chapter 5 How to Review the Literature and Conduct Ethical Studies

    The Literature Review

    Ethics in Social Research

     

    Part II  Planning and Preparation

     

    Chapter 6 Strategies of Research Design

    Triangulation

    Qualitative and Quantitative Orientations Toward Research

    Qualitative Design Issues

    Quantitative Design Issues

     

    Chapter 7 Qualitative and Quantitative Measurement

    The Need for Measurement

    Quanitative and Qualtitative Measurement

    The Measurement Process

    Reliability and V...