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The practice of social research

This is a comprehensive, straightforward introduction to the field of research as practiced by social scientists. This best-selling book emphasizes the research process by demonstrating how to design research studies, introducing the various observation modes in use today, and answering questions about research methods--such as how to conduct online surveys, and analyze both qualitative and quantitative data. The practice of social research provides all the tools researchers and consumers need to apply social research
Print Book, English, ©2010
Wadsworth Cangage Learning, Australia, ©2010
xxiv, 110 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
9780495598428, 0495598429
An introduction to inquiry
The structuring of inquiry: quantitative and qualitative
Modes of observation: quantitative and qualitative
Analysis of data: quantitative and qualitative
Previous edition: Belmont, Calif.: Thomson Wadsworth, 2006
"International edition"--Cover