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Social research : issues, methods and process

Author: Tim May
Publisher: Buckingham [UK] ; Philadelphia : Open University Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
May examines the research process in general and aspects of its practice in particular, in order to bridge the gap between theory and methods. This expanded edition incorporates the latest developments in social research.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
May, Tim, 1957-
Social research.
Buckingham [UK] ; Philadelphia : Open University Press, 2001
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Tim May
ISBN: 0335206131 9780335206131 0335206123 9780335206124
OCLC Number: 45835578
Description: xiv, 258 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: pt. I. Issues in Social Research. 1. Perspectives on social scientific research. 2. Social theory and social research. 3. Values and ethics in the research process --
pt. II. Methods of Social Research. 4. Official statistics: topic and resource. 5. Social surveys: design to analysis. 6. Interviewing: methods and process. 7. Participant observation: perspectives and practice. 8. Documentary research: excavations and evidence. 9. Comparative research: potential and problems.
Responsibility: Tim May.
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Presents developments in the interdisciplinary field of social research and helps readers understand the dynamics of social relations.  Read more...


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