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The basics of social research

By: Babbie, Earl R
Material type: BookPublisher: Australia : Cengage Learning, 2017.Edition: 7th ed.Description: xxvii, 530 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 26 cm.ISBN: 9781305503076; 1305503074; 9781305677111; 1305677110Subject(s): Social sciences -- Research | Social sciences -- Methodology | Social sciences -- Methodology | Social sciences -- ResearchDDC classification: 301.072 BA BA Online resources: Location Map
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 499-511) and index.

Part one. An introduction to inquiry. Human inquiry and science -- Paradigms, theory, and research -- The ethics and politics of social research -- Part two. The structuring of inquiry. Research design -- Conceptualization, operationalization, and measurement -- Indexes, scales, and typologies -- The logic of sampling -- Part three. Modes of observation. Experiments -- Survey research -- Qualitative field research -- Unobtrusive research -- Evaluation research -- Part four. Analysis of data. Qualitative data analysis -- Quantitative data analysis -- Reading and writing social research.

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