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Research Methods for the Social Sciences: An Introduction

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Valerie Sheppard, JIBC

Copyright Year: 2020

Last Update: 2024

Publisher: BCcampus

Language: English

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Table of Contents

  • Accessibility Statement
  • Preface
  • About This Book
  • Chapter 1: Introduction to Research Methods
  • Chapter 2: Ethics in Research
  • Chapter 3: Developing a Research Question
  • Chapter 4: Measurement and Units of Analysis
  • Chapter 5: The Literature Review
  • Chapter 6: Data Collection Strategies
  • Chapter 7: Sampling Techniques
  • Chapter 8: Data Collection Methods: Survey Research
  • Chapter 9: Analysis Of Survey Data
  • Chapter 10: Qualitative Data Collection & Analysis Methods
  • Chapter 11: Quantitative Interview Techniques & Considerations
  • Chapter 12: Field Research: A Qualitative Research Technique
  • Chapter 13: Unobtrusive Research: Qualitative And Quantitative Approaches
  • Chapter 14: The Research Proposal
  • Chapter 15: Sharing Your Research
  • Chapter 16: Reading and Understanding Social Research
  • Chapter 17: Research Methods in the Real World
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This textbook provides a broad overview of research methods utilized in sociology. It will be of particular value for students who are new to research methods.

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Valerie Sheppard, JIBC

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