How It's Done: An Invitation to Social Research / Edition 1 by Emily Stier Adler, Roger Clark, Roger Clark | | 9780534533250 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
How It's Done: An Invitation to Social Research / Edition 1

How It's Done: An Invitation to Social Research / Edition 1

by Emily Stier Adler, Roger Clark, Roger Clark
     
 

ISBN-10: 0534533256

ISBN-13: 9780534533250

Pub. Date: 01/28/1999

Publisher: Cengage Learning

This text contains an accessible format, engaging language, focus on real researchers, and student exercises. The book gives students first-hand experience with the research process, provides them with a behind-the-scenes glimpse of how professional researchers have done their work, and presents social science research in a clear and inviting manner.

Overview

This text contains an accessible format, engaging language, focus on real researchers, and student exercises. The book gives students first-hand experience with the research process, provides them with a behind-the-scenes glimpse of how professional researchers have done their work, and presents social science research in a clear and inviting manner.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534533250
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/28/1999
Series:
Sociology-Upper Level Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
530
Product dimensions:
7.43(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.84(d)

Table of Contents

1The Uses of Social Research1
2Theory and Research21
3Ethics and Social Research39
4Selecting Researchable Topics and Questions69
5Sampling103
6Measurement137
7Cross-Sectional, Longitudinal, and Case Study Designs167
8Experimental Research197
9Questionnaires and Structured Interviews229
10Qualitative Interviewing265
11Observational Techniques307
12Using Available Data345
13Content Analysis377
14Applied Social Research401
15Quantitative Data Analysis453
16Qualitative Data Analysis493
Appendixes
Glossary547
References555
Index575

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