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Handbook of Research Design and Social Measurement 6ed (POD)

Handbook of Research Design and Social Measurement 6ed (POD)

ISBN 9780761920458
Edition 6
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Purchase Type Buy New
Publisher SAGE Publications, Inc
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Overview
In addition to hundreds of new references features new to this edition include: a comprehensive introduction to qualitative methods including a review of existing computer applications for collecting and analyzing data; the latest information about the use of computers and online research techniques, including the use of the Internet to locate actual research instruments and journal articles; updated coverage on new scales, internal and external validity, and new analytic techniques with extensive references on each; abstracts, citations and subject groupings by measurement tool of the last five years of the American Sociological Review, Social Psychology Quarterly, and the American Journal of Sociology; extensive coverage of how to prepare manuscripts for publication, including a list of all journals covered by Sociological Abstracts along with the editorial office address and URL for each entry; new coverage of ethical issues; expansion of social indicators to include international coverage; discussion of the importance of policy research with presentation and discussion of specific models as an adjunct to both applied and basic research techniques; and the addition of an index to facilitate the reader's ability to quickly locate a topic. READERSHIPUndergraduates and postgraduates across the social sciences CONTENTSUnderstanding Basic, Applied and Evaluation Research Basic Research Design Applied and Evaluation Research Qualitative Research Guides to Methods and Techniques of Collecting Data in Library, Field and Laboratory Settings: Social Science Data Libraries and Research Centers Guides to Statistical Analysis and Use of Computers
Overview
In addition to hundreds of new references features new to this edition include: a comprehensive introduction to qualitative methods including a review of existing computer applications for collecting and analyzing data; the latest information about the use of computers and online research techniques, including the use of the Internet to locate actual research instruments and journal articles; updated coverage on new scales, internal and external validity, and new analytic techniques with extensive references on each; abstracts, citations and subject groupings by measurement tool of the last five years of the American Sociological Review, Social Psychology Quarterly, and the American Journal of Sociology; extensive coverage of how to prepare manuscripts for publication, including a list of all journals covered by Sociological Abstracts along with the editorial office address and URL for each entry; new coverage of ethical issues; expansion of social indicators to include international coverage; discussion of the importance of policy research with presentation and discussion of specific models as an adjunct to both applied and basic research techniques; and the addition of an index to facilitate the reader's ability to quickly locate a topic. READERSHIPUndergraduates and postgraduates across the social sciences CONTENTSUnderstanding Basic, Applied and Evaluation Research Basic Research Design Applied and Evaluation Research Qualitative Research Guides to Methods and Techniques of Collecting Data in Library, Field and Laboratory Settings: Social Science Data Libraries and Research Centers Guides to Statistical Analysis and Use of Computers
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