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Quantitative and Qualitative Approaches by W. Quantitative and Qualitative Approaches 3. Presents a more balanced coverage of qualitative and quantitative methods than any other book on the market, and illustrates how the greatest benefit often comes from combining various approaches.

It discusses the social and historical context of research, and teaches students to recognize ethnocentric perspectives and the assumptions, values, and beliefs of their own soci Presents a more balanced coverage of qualitative and quantitative methods than any other book on the market, and illustrates how the greatest benefit often comes from combining various approaches.

It discusses the social and historical context of research, and teaches students to recognize ethnocentric perspectives and the assumptions, values, and beliefs of their own society.

Chapter 3, "Theory and Research," helps students with no prior coursework in social theory understand the importance of theory and its connection to research. The book contains many explanatory diagrams and interesting examples drawn from scholarly literature and incorporates feminist and postmodernist theories in the "Meaning of Methodologies" chapter Ch. Covers writing a literature review and ethics early in Chapter 5 and concludes with a chapter on writing a research report.

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Where can i find a summary of this book? See 1 question about Social Research Methods…. Lists with This Book. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. This is a comprehensive introduction into sociological research methods. It covers basic concepts, different types of data and sampling issues, how to write research proposals, coding and analysis techniques and ethics. I used an earlier edition of this book as an undergraduate and I continue to get out my copy to use now as a professional sociologist.

I recommend it as a life-long research investment. Feb 14, abatage rated it did not like it Shelves: However, the content is all good - it's just everything else that lets it down.

Although, it's not hard to get the content right, even when you ignore the fact that all the case studies could have been truncated a little and there were too many pages upon pages of examples whenever a certain theory was up for explanation. This over-use of examples could be avoided if the language of delivery was a bit clearer and easier to digest. You know when you sit down to read a chap Horrible, horrible text. You know when you sit down to read a chapter and after a few pages you feel like you've been sitting there for a long time?

With this book, that's an accurate description of how dry and thick the chapters can be. Sure the author has done their research no pun intended and certainly shows that they know a whole lot about different frameworks, theories, methodologies, what have you - but there's little thought given to how that information is best related to someone who has never approached the subject before. A Word on Ethics. The Logic of Survey Research. Nonreactive Research and Secondary Analysis.

Issues of Inference and Theory Testing. Analysis of Quantitative Data. Results with One Variable. Results with Two Variables. More than Two Variables. The Logic of Field Research. Choosing a Site and Gaining Access. Relations in the Field.

Observing and Collecting Data. The Field Research Interview. Ethical Dilemmas of Field Research. The Logic of Historical Comparative Research. Steps in a Historical-Comparative Research Project. Data and Evidence in Historical Context. Equivalence in Historical Comparative Research.

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Social Research Methods: Qualitative and Quantitative Methods 7e is a highly regarded text that presents a comprehensive and balanced introduction to both qualitative and quantitative approaches to social research with an emphasis on the benefits of combining various approaches.

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The author brilliantly lays out the history and framework of social research. Multiple dimensions of social research methods are covered in this text, primarily the methodology behind qualitative and quantitative approaches. Also covered are topics on data measurement, theory, sampling, the literature review, and research report writing/5(23).

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Qualitative and Quantitative Approaches by W. Lawrence Neuman Chapter 6: Strategies of Research DesignResearch Design. Triangulation • Triangulation of measures • Triangulation of observers • Triangulation of theory • Triangulation of method 2. Qualitative and Quantitative. Social Research Methods has ratings and 22 reviews. Zuleyka said: This is a comprehensive introduction into sociological research methods. It covers /5.

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