making sense of the social world

Book Title : Making Sense of the Social World
Author : Daniel F. Chambliss
Publisher : SAGE Publications
Release Date : 2014-12-16
Pages : 400
ISBN : 9781483380636
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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At the heart of this book is the authors’ firm belief that understanding research methods is critical to being an informed citizen in our complex, fast-paced social world. Now in its Fifth Edition, Making Sense of the Social World by Daniel F. Chambliss and Russell K. Schutt continues to help students achieve that understanding by providing a balanced treatment of qualitative and quantitative methods, integrating substantive examples and research techniques throughout. All essential elements of social research methods are covered, including validity, causation, experimental and quasi-experimental design, and techniques of analysis. Additionally, it is written in a less formal style to make concepts more accessible to students, and it includes wide-ranging, practical exercises drawn from every experience to help students get hands-on with the material. Not only do students find the book approachable and easy to digest, but they also enjoy it!

Book Title : Making Sense of the Social World
Author : Daniel F. Chambliss
Publisher : SAGE Publications
Release Date : 2012-01-30
Pages : 325
ISBN : 9781452217710
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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"Making Sense of the Social World, Fourth Edition is an engaging and student-friendly introduction to social research for students who need to understand methodologies and results, but who may never conduct research themselves. It provides a balanced treatment of qualitative and quantitative methods, integrating substantive examples and research techniques throughout. All essential elements of social research methods are covered, including validity, causation, experimental and quasi-experimental design, and techniques of analysis. Additionally, it is written in a less formal style to make concepts more accessible to students, and it includes wide-ranging, practical exercises drawn from every experience to help students get hands-on with the material."--pub. desc.

Book Title : Making Sense of the Social World
Author : Daniel F. Chambliss
Publisher : Pine Forge Press
Release Date : 2006-02-16
Pages : 340
ISBN : 141292717X
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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In this Second Edition of the bestselling Making Sense of the Social World: Methods of Investigation, authors Daniel F. Chambliss and Russell K. Schutt once again provide students with an engaging, innovative, and accurate introduction to social research. More than a brief derivative of Schutt's widely successful Investigating the Social World, this version is written in a less formal, occasionally humorous style, with more concise examples drawn from everyday experience, and less coverage of complex or more rigorous methods.

Book Title : Study Guide to Accompany Sociology Making Sense of the Social World Canadian Edition
Author : Jackie Fellows
Publisher :
Release Date : 2001
Pages : 333
ISBN : 0205292488
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Book Title : Making Sense of the Social World Interactive eBook
Author : Daniel F. Chambliss
Publisher : SAGE Publications, Incorporated
Release Date : 2012-03-02
Pages :
ISBN : 1452225370
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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This dynamic new Interactive eBook version of the Fourth Edition of Daniel F. Chambliss and Russell K. Schutt’s Making Sense of the Social World is ideal for students in online and traditional courses who prefer a more contemporary, multimedia-integrated presentation for learning. It provides students with integrated links to engaging video and audio as well as access to complete academic and professional articles, all from the same pages found in the printed text. Students will also have immediate access to study tools such as highlighting, bookmarking, note-taking, and more! Students: Still need to purchase an Access Code? Just select the "Buy Item Now" button on this page to purchase your individual access code. Bundle Option Bundle the Print Version of Chambliss’ Making Sense of the Social World, Fourth Edition with the Interactive eBook for FREE! Bundle ISBN: 978-1-4129-9155-1

Book Title : Making Sense of Social Research
Author : Malcolm Williams
Publisher : SAGE
Release Date : 2003-02-24
Pages : 222
ISBN : 0761964223
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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This accessible, well-judged text provides students with a matchless introduction to generic research skills.

Book Title : Making Sense of Social Theory
Author : Charles H. Powers
Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
Release Date : 2004
Pages : 243
ISBN : 0742530477
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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This compact introductory text offers a coherent overview of sociological theory. Explaining sociology's seminal discoveries with an elegant simplicity that not only makes them easily understood, Charles H. Powers also conveys sociology's intellectual coherence as a discipline. He introduces sociology's most revealing insights in a way that makes it abundantly clear that sociology has real value as an explanatory science. This book takes sociology's most difficult and arcane subject matter and makes it understandable, utilitarian, and interesting. Students will become genuinely engaged with sociological theory as they find it arms them with meaningful insights that can be used in daily life.

Book Title : Sociology
Author : Samantha Punch
Publisher : Pearson Higher Ed
Release Date : 2013-05-20
Pages : 888
ISBN : 9781408269565
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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The fifth edition of Sociology: Making Sense of Society retains the highly praised four-part structure and style of the fourth edition, and through this explores the diversity, contradictions and challenges we face in our social world. This essential and authoritative text lays the foundations for a theoretically and methodologically strong understanding of sociology. Key topics are then examined in an accessible but thorough way, encouraging reflection within a wide social, cultural and historical context. Fascinating topical examples from around the world help to contextualise and apply sociological thinking to our own lives. Crucially, this text frequently asks you to consider your position in the world, drawing you into the debates and conveying the excitement of studying sociology.

Book Title : Understanding the Social World
Author : Russell K. Schutt
Publisher : SAGE Publications
Release Date : 2019-12-20
Pages : 368
ISBN : 9781544358499
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Russell K. Schutt’s bestseller, Understanding the Social World: Research Methods for the 21st Century, is a concise and accessible introduction to the process and practice of social science research. Fast-paced and visually engaging, the text crosses disciplinary and national boundaries, pays special attention to concern for human subjects, and focuses on the application of results. As it rises to the requirements of a world shaped by big data and social media, Instagram and avatars, blogs and tweets, the text also confronts the research challenges posed by cell phones, privacy concerns, linguistic diversity, and multicultural populations. The Second Edition discusses newly-popular research methods, highlights the fascinating work being conducted by contemporary social researchers, and includes enhanced tools for learning in the text and online.

Book Title : Sociology Making Sense of the Social World
Author : Mary Ann Schwartz
Publisher : Allyn and Bacon
Release Date : 2000
Pages : 491
ISBN : 0205292461
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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This text is designed for courses in Introductory Sociology. This Canadian adaptation of Sociology: Making Sense of the Social World presents a critical introduction to sociology, focusing on social change from macro and micro perspectives. The text integrates themes of race, class and gender throughout, and challenges students to think critically about their world.