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The Practice of social research /
Earl Babbie.
edition
13th Ed.
imprint
Belmont, CA : Wadsworth Cengage Learning, c2013.
description
xxiii, 584 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
ISBN
1133049796, 1133050093, 9781133049791, 9781133050094
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imprint
Belmont, CA : Wadsworth Cengage Learning, c2013.
isbn
1133049796
1133050093
9781133049791
9781133050094
contents note
Part I: An introduction to inquiry. Human inquiry and science ; Paradigms, theory, and social research ; The ethics and politics of social research -- Part II: The structuring of inquiry : quantitative and qualitative. Research design ; Conceptualization, operationalization, and measurement ; Indexes, scales, and typologies ; The logic of sampling -- Part III: Modes of operation : quantitative and qualitative. Experiments ; Survey research ; Qualitative field research ; Unobtrusive research ; Evaluation research -- Part IV: Analysis of data : quantitative and qualitative. Qualitative data analysis ; Quantitative data analysis ; The logic of multivariate analysis ; Statistical analyses ; Reading and writing social research -- Appendixes: A: Using the library ; B: GSS household enumeration questionnaire ; C: Random numbers ; D: Distribution of Chi square ; E: Normal curve areas ; F: Estimated sampling error.
catalogue key
9161607
 
Includes bibliographical references (p. 563-575) and index.

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