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Research methods for the social sciences

Author: J J Wellington; Marcin Szczerbiński
Publisher: London ; New York : Continuum International Pub. Group, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This title provides a straightforward but not simplistic guide to research in the social and behavioural sciences. It discusses its value, its limitations and its uses. It tackles difficult issues and concepts in a scholarly but accessible manner, providing ample guidance and signposts to further reading.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Wellington, J.J. (Jerry J.).
Research methods for the social sciences.
London ; New York : Continuum International Pub. Group, ©2007
(OCoLC)608710068
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: J J Wellington; Marcin Szczerbiński
ISBN: 9780826485663 0826485669 9780826485670 0826485677
OCLC Number: 86117696
Description: xi, 234 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: A broad introduction to social research --
Approaches to social research --
Considering the quality of research : methodology, theory, and location --
The researcher's role and responsibility --
Some qualitative methods considered --
Dealing with qualitative data --
Dealing with quantitative data --
Psychometrics : measuring traits and states --
Presenting and reporting research.
Responsibility: Jerry Wellington and Marcin Szczerbinski.
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