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Essentials of social research

Author: Linda Kalof; Amy Dan; Thomas Dietz
Publisher: Maidenhead : Open University Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This core text on social sciences research covers an extensive amount of material, with ongoing exercises of increasing difficulty, coverage of both quantitative and qualitative research methods, the limitations and ambiguity of research findings, and explanations on how to interpret published research.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kalof, Linda.
Essentials of Social Research.
England : Open Univ Pr., ©2008
(OCoLC)609226630
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Linda Kalof; Amy Dan; Thomas Dietz
ISBN: 9780335217830 0335217834 0335217826 9780335217823 9780335236794 0335236790
OCLC Number: 166625430
Description: vii, 225 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction --
1. Foundations --
2. The discourse of science --
3. Basic logic of quantitative inquiry --
4. Basic logic of qualitative inquiry --
5. Collecting the data --
6. Assessing the findings --
7. Exercises using research from the published literature.
Responsibility: Linda Kalof, Amy Dan and Thomas Dietz.

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Essentials of Social Research is an introductory text designed to provide straightforward, clear answers to the key questions students have about research methods.  Read more...

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