the practice of social research

Book Title : The Practice of Social Research
Author : Earl Babbie
Publisher : Cengage Learning
Release Date : 2012-01-01
Pages : 608
ISBN : 9781133049791
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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The Thirteenth Edition of Babbie’s THE PRACTICE OF SOCIAL RESEARCH gives students the tools they need to apply research concepts practically, as both researchers and consumers. Known as the gold standard for research methods, the book offers a comprehensive, straightforward introduction to the field of research as practiced by social scientists. Babbie emphasizes the research process by showing students how to design and construct projects, introducing the various observation modes in use today, and answering questions about research methods--such as how to conduct online surveys and analyze both qualitative and quantitative data. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Book Title : The Practice of Social Research
Author : Earl R. Babbie
Publisher : Cengage Learning
Release Date : 2007
Pages : 608
ISBN : 9780495093251
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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A guide to conducting effective social research.

Book Title : The Practice of Social Research
Author : Earl R. Babbie
Publisher : Cengage Learning
Release Date : 2015-01-01
Pages : 592
ISBN : 9781305445567
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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The Fourteenth Edition of Babbie's THE PRACTICE OF SOCIAL RESEARCH gives students the tools they need to apply research concepts practically, as both researchers and consumers. Known as the “gold standard” for research methods, the book offers a comprehensive, straightforward introduction to the field of research as practiced by social scientists. Babbie emphasizes the research process by showing students how to design and construct projects, introducing the various observation modes in use today, and answering questions about research methods-such as how to conduct online surveys and analyze both qualitative and quantitative data. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Book Title : The Practice of Social Research
Author : Earl Babbie
Publisher : Cengage Learning
Release Date : 2009-02-03
Pages : 624
ISBN : 9780495598411
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Known throughout academia as the gold standard of research methods texts, THE PRACTICE OF SOCIAL RESEARCH, 12th Edition, is a comprehensive, straightforward introduction to the field of research as practiced by social scientists. This best-selling text emphasizes the research process by showing students how to design and construct projects, introducing the various observation modes in use today, and answering questions about research methods--such as how to conduct online surveys and analyze both qualitative and quantitative data. THE PRACTICE OF SOCIAL RESEARCH gives students the tools they need to apply research concepts practically, as both researchers and consumers. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Book Title : The Practice of Social Research
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Release Date : 1996
Pages : 577
ISBN : OCLC:966043016
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Book Title : The Basics of Social Research
Author : Earl R. Babbie
Publisher : Wadsworth Publishing Company
Release Date : 2002
Pages : 461
ISBN : UCSC:32106016739879
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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A concise, affordable paperback research methods text from Earl Babbie, who defined how to teach the research methods course with the publication of THE PRACTICE OF SOCIAL RESEARCH. The streamlined Second Edition of THE BASICS OF SOCIAL RESEARCH emphasizes the fundamental concepts of both quantitative and qualitative research methods. Inductive chapter openings pose social research problems that are addressed and resolved in each chapter through the application of key chapter concepts. Each chapter contains detailed examples, and new sections on how to interpret the results of data analysis. The second edition features increased technology integration as well. SPSS, MicroCase, HyperResearch, and NVIVO statistical software examples are given throughout the text. Web icons indicate where practice exercises and tutorials are available on the companion web site. The text provides students with the necessary tools for understanding the basics of social research methods, and for applying these concepts both inside and outside the classroom.

Book Title : The Practice of Market and Social Research
Author : Yvonne McGivern
Publisher : Editorial Dunken
Release Date : 2006
Pages : 553
ISBN : 027369510X
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Back Cover Copy- McGivern "We cannot recommend this book highly enough. In one volume, Yvonne McGivern has compiled an overview of all aspects of Market and Social Research. This is a must for all research practitioners, from raw novice, to the technically skilled old-hand." Clive Warren, Partner, CSA Recruitment, London, England "" "The Practice of Market and Social Research: An Introduction, 2e," provides a comprehensive account of the techniques of market and social research and the practical tasks involved in setting up and running research projects--from identifying the problem to be researched through to reporting and evaluating the findings. McGivern's book covers qualitative and quantitative techniques, including a chapter on the analysis of qualitative data--a topic which few texts in this market cover. "An excellent introductory text for those seeking to find out more about market or social research and a must have for those studying the MRS Advanced Certificate in Market and Social Research." Tamzie Hollands, MRS Course Leader, KingstonManagement Centre Packed with real-life examples of research in action, the book is aimed at those preparing for the MRS Advanced Certificate in Market and Social Research, at those doing undergraduate and post-graduate courses with a research module and/or a requirement to produce a research project or dissertation, and at research practitioners. "I've used this book a huge amount and found it invaluable. I used it at work to help me set up research with radio listeners in the developing world and I've used it to help me plan research for my MBA dissertation. It guided me through the whole research process. Everything is clearly explained and very easy to follow." Tim Moock, MBA Student, Universityof Bradford New to this edition! With a clear structure and user-friendly writing style, this new edition: Clarifies and expands content in every chapter Integrates ethics and the practice of research and provides an overview in Chapter 1 Links problem definition and research design in a reworked Chapter 3 to make these topics more accessible Dedicates a full chapter (Chapter 4) to the preparation of the research brief and the research proposal Makes available brand-new case studies drawn from real life research projects To access a range of support materials, including suggested solutions to the questions and exercises in this book, visit www.pearsoned.co.uk/mcgivern. Yvonne McGivern brings many years' practical experience in research on both the agency and client side to this book. She currently runs her own research consultancy with clients in both public and private sectors. She lectures at Trinity College, Dublin, on the MSc in Applied Social Research and the MSc in Economic Policy Studies. She was an external adviser to the MA programme in Applied Social and Market Research at the University of Westminster and taught Research Methods for several years at Queen's University, Belfast. She is Joint Chief Examiner for the MRS Advanced Certificate in Market and Social Research.

Book Title : Practicing Social Research
Author : Theodore C. Wagenaar
Publisher : Wadsworth Publishing Company
Release Date : 1989
Pages : 275
ISBN : 0534097278
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Book Title : The Basics of Social Research
Author : Earl Babbie
Publisher : Cengage Learning
Release Date : 2007-01-03
Pages : 576
ISBN : 9780495094685
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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This thorough revision of Babbie's standard-setting book presents a succinct, straightforward introduction to the field of research methods as practiced by social scientists. Contemporary examples+such as terrorism, Alzheimer's disease, anti-gay prejudice and education, and the legalization of marijuana make this Fourth Edition thoroughly fascinating as it introduces you to the how-tos and whys of social research methods. The book's new qualitative coverage combined with its already strong quantitative material makes this new edition Babbie's best yet. Babbie, long respected in the field and renowned for his engaging and friendly writing style, gives you the tools you need for understanding social research methods and for applying these concepts both inside and outside the classroom+as a researcher and as a consumer of research. With a strong emphasis on ethics and additional qualitative material, this Fourth Edition is authoritative yet student-friendly . . . and engaging enough to help you connect the dots between the world of social research and the real world. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Book Title : The Practice of Research in Social Work
Author : Rafael J. Engel
Publisher : SAGE Publications
Release Date : 2016-01-14
Pages : 496
ISBN : 9781506304281
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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The Fourth Edition of Rafael J. Engel and Russell K. Schutt’s The Practice of Research in Social Work introduces an integrated set of techniques for evaluating research and practice problems as well as conducting studies. Evidence-based practice comes alive through illustrations of actual social work research. Updated with new examples, the latest research, and expanded material on technology and qualitative methods, this popular text helps readers achieve the 2015 EPAS core competencies essential for social work practice.