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Methods: Doing Social Research, 4th edition

  • Winston Jackson
  • Norine Verberg
Methods: Doing Social Research

ISBN-13: 9780131879256

Includes: Paperback

4th edition

Published byPearson Canada (October 2nd 2006) - Copyright © 2007

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Overview

In this thoroughly updated new edition of one of the few Canadian research methods texts published for undergraduate courses, sufficient information is provided to give students an inclusive, generous view of the full range of social science approaches and research designs, both quantitative and qualitative.

Table of contents

CONTENTS

 

Part One:        Preliminaries

Chapter 1             Approaches to Methods

Chapter 2             Explaining

 

Part Two:        Alternate Research Design

Chapter 3             Experiments, Quasi-Experiments, and Field Observations

Chapter 4             Survey Designs

Chapter 5             Non-Reactive and Comparative Research

Chapter 6             Qualitative Research Methods

Chapter 7             Critical Approaches to Research: Action and Feminist Research

 

Part Three:     Statistics

Chapter 8             A Statistics Primer

Chapter 9             Three Tests of Significance

 

Part Four:       Beginning the Project

Chapter 10           Bias

Chapter 11           Ethical Issues

Chapter 12           Getting the Project Started

Chapter 13           Measurement

Chapter 14           Questionnaire Development

Chapter 15           Sampling and Sample Size

 

Part Five:        Data Analysis

Chapter 16           Starting the Data Analysis

Chapter 17           Basic Multivariate Techniques

Chapter 18           The Research Report

 

Part Six:         Appendices

Appendix A          Using SPSS for Windows

Appendix B          Pineo and Porter’s Canadian Occupational Prestige Index

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