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  • Publisher : Cengage Learning
  • Release : 01 January 2016
  • ISBN : 1305503074
  • Page : 560 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 103 voters

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This thorough revision of Babbie's standard-setting text presents a succinct, straightforward introduction to the field of research methods as practiced by social scientists. Contemporary examples, such as terrorism, Alzheimer's disease, anti-gay prejudice and education, and the legalization of marijuana, introduce students to the how-tos and whys of social research methods. Updated with new data, expanded coverage of online research and other topics, and new Learning Objectives for each chapter to focus students' attention on important concepts, this edition continues to be authoritative yet student-friendly and engaging as it helps students connect the dots between the world of social research and the real world. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

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The Basics of Social Research

The Basics of Social Research
  • Author : Earl R. Babbie
  • Publisher : Cengage Learning
  • Release Date : 2016-01-01
  • ISBN : 1305503074
DOWNLOAD BOOKThe Basics of Social Research

This thorough revision of Babbie's standard-setting text presents a succinct, straightforward introduction to the field of research methods as practiced by social scientists. Contemporary examples, such as terrorism, Alzheimer's disease, anti-gay prejudice and education, and the legalization of marijuana, introduce students to the how-tos and whys of social research methods. Updated with new data, expanded coverage of online research and other topics, and new Learning Objectives for each chapter to focus students' attention on important concepts, this edition continues to

Basics of Social Research

Basics of Social Research
  • Author : William Lawrence Neuman,Karen Robson
  • Publisher : Allyn & Bacon
  • Release Date : 2011-01-15
  • ISBN : 0205767400
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With its enhanced design and increased Canadian content, Basics of Social Research: Qualitative and Quantitative Approaches sets a new standard in social research methods. The improved layout makes a difficult subject easier to understand, with a new four-colour, visually enhanced presentation.¿Updated Canadian content focuses on real research examples from Canadian studies to make social research accessible to students and demonstrate how social research has applications in the real world. Themed boxes and new¿end-of-chapter questions increases student learning and

The Foundations of Social Research

The Foundations of Social Research
  • Author : Michael Crotty
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release Date : 1998-08-26
  • ISBN : 9781446283134
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Choosing a research method can be bewildering. How can you be sure which methodology is appropriate, or whether your chosen combination of methods is consistent with the theoretical perspective you want to take? This book links methodology and theory with great clarity and precision, showing students and researchers how to navigate the maze of conflicting terminology. The major epistemological stances and theoretical perspectives that colour and shape current social research are detailed and the author reveals the philosophical origins of

The Basics of Social Research

The Basics of Social Research
  • Author : Earl R. Babbie
  • Publisher : Cengage Learning
  • Release Date : 2013-01-01
  • ISBN : 9781285531595
DOWNLOAD BOOKThe Basics of Social Research

This thorough revision of Babbie's standard-setting text presents a succinct, straightforward introduction to the field of research methods as practiced by social scientists. Contemporary examples, such as terrorism, Alzheimer's disease, anti-gay prejudice and education, and the legalization of marijuana, introduce students to the how-tos and whys of social research methods. With increased emphasis on qualitative research and practical applications, this edition is authoritative yet student-friendly and engaging enough to help students connect the dots between the world of social research

Fundamentals of Social Research

Fundamentals of Social Research
  • Author : Earl R. Babbie,Lucia Benaquisto
  • Publisher : Scarborough, ON : Nelson Thomson Learning
  • Release Date : 2002
  • ISBN : 0176168389
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Earl Babbie, best-selling author in the field, is joined by Lucia Benaquisto, experienced researcher and teacher for The Basics of Social Research, First Canadian Edition. This outstanding author team makes abstract theory understandable with humour and down-to-earth examples. Canadian examples and Canadian social science research make the text even more relevant to students. This textbook is for a one semester course in research methods. The adaptation is unique because it took the American edition but added unique chapters and methods

Principles and Methods of Social Research

Principles and Methods of Social Research
  • Author : William D. Crano,Marilynn B. Brewer,Andrew Lac
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2014-09-09
  • ISBN : 9781317666066
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Used to train generations of social scientists, this thoroughly updated classic text covers the latest research techniques and designs. Applauded for its comprehensive coverage, the breadth and depth of content is unparalleled. Through a multi-methodology approach, the text guides readers toward the design and conduct of social research from the ground up. Explained with applied examples useful to the social, behavioral, educational, and organizational sciences, the methods described are intended to be relevant to contemporary researchers. The underlying logic and

Basics of Social Research, Third Canadian Edition,

Basics of Social Research, Third Canadian Edition,
  • Author : Lawrence W Neuman,Karen Robson
  • Publisher : Pearson Education Canada
  • Release Date : 2014-02-04
  • ISBN : 9780205970094
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Note: To purchase the Interactive eText, please search for ISBN 10: 020599170X / ISBN 13: 9780205991709. Basics of Social Research helps students understand what researchers do and why, while preparing them to think critically about how content findings are created. The information in this text is presented in an easy to understand manner that allows students to see the importance of properly conducted research. Updated Canadian content focuses on real research examples from Canadian studies to make social research accessible to students, and to

EBOOK: Essentials of Social Research

EBOOK: Essentials of Social Research
  • Author : Linda Kalof,Amy Dan
  • Publisher : McGraw-Hill Education (UK)
  • Release Date : 2008-10-16
  • ISBN : 9780335236794
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“Essentials of Social Research is a well-balanced and engaging treatment of the many facets of doing research. Capturing a trend toward the use of multiple methods and perspectives, the authors weave theoretical insights with interesting findings and applications on a variety of topics. Their use of common examples from one chapter to the next is an innovative way of conveying the value of a multi-method approach to inquiry. And, they let us in on a secret shared by many researchers,

Research Methods: The Basics

Research Methods: The Basics
  • Author : Nicholas Walliman
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2017-09-12
  • ISBN : 9781315528991
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Research Methods: The Basics is an accessible, user-friendly introduction to the different aspects of research theory, methods and practice. This second edition provides an expanded resource suitable for students and practitioners in a wide range of disciplines including the natural sciences, social sciences and humanities. Structured in two parts – the first covering the nature of knowledge and the reasons for research, the second the specific methods used to carry out effective research and how to propose, plan, carry out and

Social Research Methods

Social Research Methods
  • Author : William Lawrence Neuman
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2013-07-17
  • ISBN : 1292020237
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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

Do It Yourself Social Research, Third Edition

Do It Yourself Social Research, Third Edition
  • Author : Yoland Wadsworth
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2016-06-16
  • ISBN : 9781315430287
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With the rapid growth of collaborative, indigenous, and community-based research, one of the key challenges researchers face is finding an effective way of involving non-researchers in the research process. Do It Yourself Social Research has been a best-selling methodology guide for action research projects and community groups in Australia for almost three decades. Always emphasizing the importance of a spirit of inquiry, it demystifies the research process, covering where to start, how to manage a research project, what methods, techniques

Introduction to Social Research

Introduction to Social Research
  • Author : Earl Babbie
  • Publisher : Cengage Learning
  • Release Date : 2010-02-01
  • ISBN : 084003220X
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This thorough revision of Babbie's standard-setting book presents a succinct, straightforward introduction to the field of research methods as practiced by social scientists. Contemporary examples such as terrorism, Alzheimer's disease, anti-gay prejudice and education, and the legalization of marijuana make this Fifth Edition thoroughly fascinating as it introduces you to the "how-tos" and "whys" of social research methods. The book's new qualitative coverage combined with its already strong quantitative material makes this new edition Babbie's best yet. Babbie, long respected

Survey Research

Survey Research
  • Author : Keith Punch
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release Date : 2003-05-02
  • ISBN : 0761947051
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This book focuses on small-scale quantitative surveys studying the relationships between variables. After showing the central place of the quantitative survey in social science research methodology, it then takes a simple model of the survey, describes its elements and gives a set of steps and guidelines for implementing each element.

Adventures in Social Research

Adventures in Social Research
  • Author : Earl R. Babbie,William E. Wagner, III,Fred S. Halley
  • Publisher : Pine Forge Press
  • Release Date : 2011
  • ISBN : 9781412982443
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Social Research Methods

Social Research Methods
  • Author : H. Russell Bernard,Harvey Russell Bernard
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release Date : 2013
  • ISBN : 9781412978545
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This book explains and demonstrates to students when to use and how to apply the quantitative and qualitative techniques that they′ll need to do their own social research. Using actual examples from psychology, sociology, anthropology, health and education, the book provides readers with both a conceptual understanding of each technique as well as showing them how to use the technique.