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Social research methods : the essentials

Author: Nicholas Walliman
Publisher: Los Angeles : SAGE, 2016. ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd editionView all editions and formats
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The perfect first step into research methods, assuming no previous knowledge and a cheerful 'you can do this!' tone.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nicholas Walliman
ISBN: 9781473916203 1473916208 9781473916197 1473916194
OCLC Number: 934388912
Description: x, 254 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Part I: Planning and Designing Your Research --
Theoretical Background --
Research Basics --
Research Strategies and Design --
The Nature of Data --
Doing a Literature Review --
Defining the Research Problem --
Ethics --
Writing a Research Proposal --
Part II: Collecting and Analysing Your Data --
Sampling --
Data Collection Methods --
Quantitative Data Analysis --
Qualitative Data Analysis --
Part III: Writing Up Your Researh --
Presenting Data Graphically --
Writing up a Dissertation or Research Project --
Part IV: Succeeding in Your Research Project --
How to Get the Most out of your Lectures and Seminars --
How to Get the Best out of Reading and Note Taking --
How to Write Great Essays.
Responsibility: Nicholas Walliman.
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This text takes a well-balanced view of research in the social sciences and gives the reader a basic theoretical grounding and structure on which to develop their understanding of research and Read more...

 
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