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Data collection and analysis

Author: Roger Sapsford; Victor Jupp
Publisher: London Sage in association with Open University, Thousand Oaks, Calif. : 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In simple and non-technical terms Data Collection and Analysis explains and illustrates a wide range of techniques and approaches used in social science research projects. This comprehensive textbook covers both quantitative and qualitative approaches to data collection and analysis in social research, considering both the structure and logic of research projects and the ethics and politics of research. A wide  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Roger Sapsford; Victor Jupp
ISBN: 076195046X 9780761950462 0761950451 9780761950455
OCLC Number: 36100109
Description: xxi, 360 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Validating Evidence / Roger Sapsford and Victor Jupp --
2. Survey Sampling / William Schofield --
3. Observational Research / Peter Foster --
4. Asking Questions / Michael Wilson --
5. Statistical Sources and Databases / Ray Thomas --
6. Using Documents / Ruth Finnegan --
7. Preparing Numerical Data / Betty Swift --
8. Extracting and Presenting Statistics / Roger Sapsford --
9. Statistical Techniques / Judith Calder --
10. Multivariate Analysis / Judith Calder and Roger Sapsford --
11. Analysis of Unstructured Data / David Boulton and Martyn Hammersley --
12. Documents and Critical Research / Victor Jupp --
13. Ethics, Politics and Research / Roger Sapsford and Pamela Abbott.
Responsibility: edited by Roger Sapsford and Victor Jupp.
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