Studying Families / Edition 1

Studying Families / Edition 1

by Anne P. Copeland
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0803932480

ISBN-13: 9780803932487

Pub. Date: 05/01/1991

Publisher: SAGE Publications

When studying families, how do researchers decide which family members should be included in their study? What if the family consists of nonmarried parents, or homosexual partners? Or what if a couple does not have any children? Are they still considered a family? These are just some of the questions that may arise when conducting research. In Studying Families,

Overview

When studying families, how do researchers decide which family members should be included in their study? What if the family consists of nonmarried parents, or homosexual partners? Or what if a couple does not have any children? Are they still considered a family? These are just some of the questions that may arise when conducting research. In Studying Families, Copeland and White examine the inherent problems researchers face when studying this social group.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803932487
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
05/01/1991
Series:
Applied Social Research Methods Series, #27
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.31(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword - Harold D Grotevant
Introduction
Designing Family Research
Self-Report Measures
Observational Methods
Taking Advantage of Existing Data Sources
Quantitative Data Analysis
Challenges for Family Researchers

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