Introduction to Social Research: Quantitative and Qualitative Approaches / Edition 2

Introduction to Social Research: Quantitative and Qualitative Approaches / Edition 2

by Keith F Punch
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0761944176

ISBN-13: 9780761944171

Pub. Date: 05/28/2005

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Punch (economics, commerce, education, and law, U. of Western Australia) introduces the main methodological concerns of social science research and presents foundational material on quantitative and qualitative methodological practice. He describes t he development of research questions and the linking of questions to data. He then presents six chapters dealing with

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Punch (economics, commerce, education, and law, U. of Western Australia) introduces the main methodological concerns of social science research and presents foundational material on quantitative and qualitative methodological practice. He describes t he development of research questions and the linking of questions to data. He then presents six chapters dealing with research design, collection of data, and analysis in quantitative and qualitative projects. A final pair of chapters discusses mixed methods, evaluative criteria, research writing, and ethical issues. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761944171
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
05/28/2005
Series:
Essential Resource Books for Social Research Series
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
6.69(w) x 9.53(h) x (d)

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Table of Contents

Introduction
Some Central Issues
Research Questions
From Research Questions to Data
Quantitative Research Design
Collecting Quantitative Data
The Analysis of Quantitative Data
Qualitative Research
Overview, Design and Grounded Theory
Collecting Qualitative Data
The Analysis of Qualitative Data
Mixed Methods and Evaluative Criteria
Research Writing

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