Research Decisions: Quantitative, Qualitative And Mixed-method Approaches by Ted PalysResearch Decisions: Quantitative, Qualitative And Mixed-method Approaches by Ted Palys

Research Decisions: Quantitative, Qualitative And Mixed-method Approaches

byTed Palys, Chris Atchison

Paperback | January 18, 2013

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Written in an engaging and accessible narrative style, Research Decisions: Quantitative, Qualitative, and Mixed-Method Approaches shows students how they can effectively integrate qualitative methods, such as surveys, and statistical methods, such as data collection and manipulation in SPSS and other software, to undertake deeper and more nuanced social research and analyses. The text is truly multidisciplinary and features a rich diversity of examples for sociology, criminology, political science, health studies, education, and anthropology students.
Ted Palys is a Professor in the School of Criminology at Simon Fraser University. He has taught research methods and ethics for more than twenty years, and conducted research involving a broad array of qualitative and quantitative methods. His primary research and writing interests include research methods and the sociology of science,...
Title:Research Decisions: Quantitative, Qualitative And Mixed-method ApproachesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:496 pages, 9.19 × 7.31 × 1 inPublished:January 18, 2013Publisher:Nelson College IndigenousLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0176509372

ISBN - 13:9780176509378

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Perspectives on ResearchChapter 2: Getting StartedChapter 3: Ethics in Social ResearchChapter 4: Sampling and RecruitmentChapter 5: Constructing a Research ProposalChapter 6: Interactive Methods: Survey, Interview, and Oral History TechniquesChapter 7: Observation and EthnographyChapter 8: Archival MethodsChapter 9: Eliminating Rival Plausible Explanations: The ExperimentChapter 10: From Manipulative to Analytic Control: Quasi-Experimentation and Case Study AnalysisChapter 11: Text, Image, Audio, and Video: Making Sense of Non-Numeric DataChapter 12: A Conceptual Introduction to Quantitative Data AnalysisChapter 13: Writing Your Research ReportChapter 14: Mixed MethodsAppendix A: Critical Values of Chi-SquareAppendix B: Critical Values of rAppendix C: Critical Values of tAppendix D: Critical Values of F