Using Secondary Data in Educational and Social Research / Edition 1

Using Secondary Data in Educational and Social Research / Edition 1

by Emma Smith
     
 

Secondary data is a powerful tool for providing context to an otherwise small-scale study, as well as being an efficient way of bringing together a large amount of data, particularly where access to the field may be difficult. See more details below

Overview

Secondary data is a powerful tool for providing context to an otherwise small-scale study, as well as being an efficient way of bringing together a large amount of data, particularly where access to the field may be difficult.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780335223589
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
09/01/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
210
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.67(d)

Table of Contents

Part I

1 Secondary data analysis: an introduction

2 Pitfalls of secondary data analysis

3 Promises of secondary data analysis

4 Doing secondary analysis

Part II

5 Sure Start and leisure habits: secondary analysis of aggregate data

6 Traffic jams and gap years: secondary analysis of survey data

7 From PISA to California: secondary analysis of international data

Part III

8 Endpiece

App. 1 Sources of secondary data

App. 2 Effective data husbandry: managing secondary datasets

App. 3 Accessing the Economic and Social Data Service

References

Index

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