The Basics of Social Research

The Basics of Social Research

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This thorough revision of Babbiea€™s standard-setting book offers students a succinct, straightforward introduction to the field of research methods as practiced by social scientists. Contemporary examples such as terrorism, Alzheimera€™s disease, anti-gay prejudice and education, and the legalization of marijuana make this Fifth Edition thoroughly fascinating as it introduces students to the how-tos and whys of social research methods. The booka€™s qualitative coverage combined with its already strong quantitative material makes this new edition Babbiea€™s best yet. Babbie, long respected in the field and renowned for his engaging and friendly writing style, gives students the tools they need for understanding social research methods and for applying these concepts both inside and outside the classroom as researchers and as consumers of research. With increased emphasis on qualitative research and practical applications, this Fifth Edition is authoritative yet student-friendly . . . and engaging enough to help students 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.X 20:02 Any man of the people of Israel, or of the strangers that sojourn in Israel, Who gives any of his children to Molech shall be put to death. ... Where the analysta#39;s problem used to be merely finding any such program, the problem now lies in choosing one of so many. ... Another excellent resource is a€œChoosing a CAQDAS Packagea€ by Ann Lewins and Christina Silver (2006), which can be found at caqdas.soc ... Node Explorer a#39;J a#39; AMCoding a€” NsiJ [a#39;1] Node: Dem!

Title:The Basics of Social Research
Author:Earl Babbie
Publisher:Cengage Learning - 2010-01-01


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