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Handbook for Research Students in the Social Sciences

Handbook for Research Students in the Social Sciences Author Graham A. Allan
ISBN-10 1850009368
Release 1991
Pages 283
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First published in 1991. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.



Handbook of Research Methods

Handbook of Research Methods Author Natalie L. Sproull
ISBN-10 0810844869
Release 2002
Pages 430
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Designed for researchers, managers, and administrators who make research-based decisions, as well as students of the social sciences and business. The entire research process, from variables to final report, is covered step by step.



A handbook of social science research

A handbook of social science research Author Gary D. Bouma
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105019217558
Release 1995
Pages 247
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What is social science research? How do you do it? What are the pitfalls? What are the tricks of the trade? This book provides answers to these and many other questions which need to be answered by students who seek to develop their research skills, and is an ideal introduction for those about to embark on research for the first time. Adopting a step-by-step approach, the authors clarify such issues as: how to isolate and define a problem; how to frame a hypothesis; how to choose and measure variables; how to choose a research design; how to select a sample. By asking students to grapple with fundamental questions, and by using case studies, they bring research theory and practice alive. The book is ideally suited to students taking courses in social science, social studies, or education. The new edition has been completely updated and includes a new chapter on qualitative research, as well as vital information on using computers in social science research.



Handbook of Research Methods and Applications in Spatially Integrated Social Science

Handbook of Research Methods and Applications in Spatially Integrated Social Science Author Robert Stimson
ISBN-10 9780857932976
Release 2014-07-31
Pages 688
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The chapters in this book provide coverage of the theoretical underpinnings and methodologies that typify research using a Spatially Integrated Social Science (SISS) approach. This insightful Handbook is intended chiefly as a primer for students and bu



A Handbook for Social Science Field Research

A Handbook for Social Science Field Research Author Ellen Perecman
ISBN-10 9781412973427
Release 2006-01-24
Pages 280
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A Handbook for Social Science Field Research: Essays & Bibliographic Sources on Research Design and Methods provides both novice and experienced scholars with valuable insights to a select list of critical texts pertaining to a wide array of social science methods useful when doing fieldwork. Through essays on ethnography to case study, archival research, oral history, surveys, secondary data analysis, and ethics, this refreshing new collection offers "tales from the field" by renowned scholars across various disciplines.



Handbook of Research Design and Social Measurement

Handbook of Research Design and Social Measurement Author Delbert C. Miller
ISBN-10 9781506375274
Release 2002-01-16
Pages 808
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"If a student researcher had only one handbook on their bookshelf, Miller and Salkind's Handbook would certainly have to be it. With the updated material, the addition of the section on ethical issues (which is so well done that I'm recommending it to the departmental representative to the university IRB), and a new Part 4 on "Qualitative Methods", the new Handbook is an indispensable resource for researchers." Dan Cover, Department of Sociology, Furman University The book considered a "necessity" by many social science researchers and their students has been revised and updated while retaining the features that made it so useful. The emphasis in this new edition is on the tools with which graduate students and more advanced researchers need to become familiar as well as be able to use in order to conduct high quality research.



Research Training for Social Scientists

Research Training for Social Scientists Author Dawn Burton
ISBN-10 9780857022189
Release 2000-03-15
Pages 528
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With indispensable advice for students from all social science backgrounds, this handbook provides the core conceptual and practical skills to embark on succesful research. The organization of the book reflects the knowledge that is required in order to become a competent and effective researcher. It follows the life-cycle of the research project: it begins with a discussion of ethical and philosphical issues; presents guides to both quantitative and qualitative data collection and analysis; provides help on using computers in research; and includes advice on how to write up and present a research project. Based on the UK Economic and Social Research Council advice on the training which students should undertake in preparation for postgraduate research, this book will be invaluable for all beginning researchers.



Methods for the social sciences

Methods for the social sciences Author John J. Hartman
ISBN-10 0313208948
Release 1979
Pages 400
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Methods for the social sciences has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Methods for the social sciences also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Methods for the social sciences book for free.



Handbook of Aging and the Social Sciences

Handbook of Aging and the Social Sciences Author Linda George
ISBN-10 9780124172852
Release 2015-08-18
Pages 552
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Handbook of Aging and the Social Sciences, Eighth Edition, presents the extraordinary growth of research on aging individuals, populations, and the dynamic culmination of the life course, providing a comprehensive synthesis and review of the latest research findings in the social sciences of aging. As the complexities of population dynamics, cohort succession, and policy changes modify the world and its inhabitants in ways that must be vigilantly monitored so that aging research remains relevant and accurate, this completely revised edition not only includes the foundational, classic themes of aging research, but also a rich array of emerging topics and perspectives that advance the field in exciting ways. New topics include families, immigration, social factors, and cognition, caregiving, neighborhoods, and built environments, natural disasters, religion and health, and sexual behavior, amongst others. Covers the key areas in sociological gerontology research in one volume, with an 80% update of the material Headed up by returning editor Linda K. George, and new editor Kenneth Ferraro, highly respected voices and researchers within the sociology of aging discipline Assists basic researchers in keeping abreast of research and clinical findings Includes theory and methods, aging and social structure, social factors and social institutions, and aging and society Serves as a useful resource—an inspiration to those searching for ways to contribute to the aging enterprise, and a tribute to the rich bodies of scholarship that comprise aging research in the social sciences



The SAGE Handbook of the Philosophy of Social Sciences

The SAGE Handbook of the Philosophy of Social Sciences Author Ian C Jarvie
ISBN-10 9781446209714
Release 2011-02-17
Pages 772
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- what is the relationship between the social sciences and the natural sciences? - where do today's dominant approaches to doing social science come from? - what are the main fissures and debates in contemporary social scientific thought? - how are we to make sense of seemingly contrasting approaches to how social scientists find out about the world and justify their claims to have knowledge of it? In this exciting handbook, Ian Jarvie and Jesús Zamora-Bonilla have put together a wide-ranging and authoritative overview of the main philosophical currents and traditions at work in the social sciences today. Starting with the history of social scientific thought, this handbook sets out to explore that core fundamentals of social science practice, from issues of ontology and epistemology to issues of practical method. Along the way it investigates such notions as paradigm, empiricism, postmodernism, naturalism, language, agency, power, culture, and causality. Bringing together in one volume leading authorities in the field from around the world, this book will be a must-have for any serious scholar or student of the social sciences.



The SAGE Handbook of Quantitative Methodology for the Social Sciences

The SAGE Handbook of Quantitative Methodology for the Social Sciences Author David Kaplan
ISBN-10 9781483365879
Release 2004-06-21
Pages 528
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The SAGE Handbook of Quantitative Methodology for the Social Sciences is the definitive reference for teachers, students, and researchers of quantitative methods in the social sciences, as it provides a comprehensive overview of the major techniques used in the field. The contributors, top methodologists and researchers, have written about their areas of expertise in ways that convey the utility of their respective techniques, but, where appropriate, they also offer a fair critique of these techniques. Relevance to real-world problems in the social sciences is an essential ingredient of each chapter and makes this an invaluable resource.



The Oxford Handbook of the Social Science of Obesity

The Oxford Handbook of the Social Science of Obesity Author John Cawley
ISBN-10 9780199736362
Release 2011-11-17
Pages 894
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This volume summarizes the findings and insights of obesity-related research from the full range of social sciences including anthropology, economics, government, psychology, and sociology.



Handbook of Tests and Measurement in Education and the Social Sciences

Handbook of Tests and Measurement in Education and the Social Sciences Author Paula E. Lester
ISBN-10 9781610484312
Release 2014-12-05
Pages 500
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This edition of Handbook of Tests and Measurement in Education and the Social Sciences has been expanded to include the increasing interest and need for qualitative and mixed methods research designs.



International Focus Group Research

International Focus Group Research Author Monique M. Hennink
ISBN-10 9781139467612
Release 2007-10-25
Pages
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A practical and authoritative guide to conducting focus group discussions in health and social science research, with particular emphasis on using focus groups in developing country settings. Monique M. Hennink describes the procedures and challenges of each stage of international focus group research. This book demonstrates how to balance scientific rigour with the challenges of the research context, and guides readers to make informed research decisions. It includes unique field perspectives and case study examples of research in practice. Topics covered include: planning international field research; developing a fieldwork timetable and budget; seeking research permissions; translating research instruments; training a field team; developing a culturally appropriate discussion guide; participant recruitment strategies; conducting focus groups in another language; managing discussions in outdoor locations; group size and composition issues; transcription and translation of the group discussions; data analysis and reporting focus group research.



Handbook of social science research

Handbook of social science research Author Beverly R. Dixon
ISBN-10 0198780230
Release 1987
Pages 225
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What is social science? What are the pitfalls and the tricks of the trade? This book provides answers to these and many other questions asked by those who seek to develop their research skills. Using a step-by-step approach, the authors clarify such issues as isolating and defining a problem, framing a hypothesis, choosing and measuring variables, determining a research design, and selecting a sample. By asking readers to grapple with fundamental questions, and by using case studies, this book brings research theory into practice.



The Handbook of Social Research Ethics

The Handbook of Social Research Ethics Author Donna M. Mertens
ISBN-10 9781412949187
Release 2009
Pages 667
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Brings together international scholars across the social and behavioural sciences and education to address those ethical issues that arise in the theory and practice of research within the technologically advancing and culturally complex world in which we live.



SSRC Studentship Handbook

SSRC Studentship Handbook Author Social Science Research Council (Great Britain). Postgraduate Training Division
ISBN-10 UOM:39015056587051
Release 1982
Pages
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SSRC Studentship Handbook has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from SSRC Studentship Handbook also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full SSRC Studentship Handbook book for free.