Primer for Critiquing Social Research: A Student Guide by Michael John HoloskoPrimer for Critiquing Social Research: A Student Guide by Michael John Holosko

Primer for Critiquing Social Research: A Student Guide

byMichael John Holosko

Paperback | August 4, 2005

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Critique social research with ease with PRIMER FOR CRITIQUING SOCIAL RESEARCH: A STUDENT GUIDE! In a simple, hands-on manner, this text helps you develop the analytical tools and critical thinking skills you need to successfully critique social research. Critiquing is made easy with a book-specific website which offers frequently asked questions, an evaluation template, and other information about the text and its use.
MICHAEL J. HOLOSKO, Ph.D., M.S.W., is a professor of Social Work at the University of Windsor and adjunct instructor at Norfolk State University. He has taught in schools of: social work (primarily), nursing, public administration, and applied social science in Canada, the United States, Hong Kong, Australia, and the U.S. Virgin Island...
Title:Primer for Critiquing Social Research: A Student GuideFormat:PaperbackDimensions:96 pages, 8.9 × 7.2 × 0.5 inPublished:August 4, 2005Publisher:Brooks ColeLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0495007749

ISBN - 13:9780495007746


Table of Contents

1. Introduction to a PRIMER FOR CRITIQUING SOCIAL RESEARCH: A STUDENT GUIDE.2. Science or not? Research or not? Science and Research.3. Qualitative vs. Quantitative Research.4. Writing Clarity, the Title, Author(s) Affiliation, Abstract and References.5. The Three Main Content Areas of the Quantitative Research Article: Introduction, Method, Results.6. Introduction: Review of the Literature, Study Purpose.7. Method: Sample Selection, Study Design, Data Collection Procedures, and Methods.8. The Results: The Findings, Discussion and Implications.9. Qualitative Social Research: An Alternative Method.10. Concluding Remarks.List of Tables.References.Appendix A.

Editorial Reviews

"Dr. Holoskoas primer has a wonderfully approachable style and a clear focus on how to get research donea]I absolutely loved the traffic lights, warning signs, advice to students, and the prompts to proceed. I believe students will really feel welcomed by the creativity in this presentation style; I know I did."