Research Methodology For Social Sciences

November 18, 2019|
Research Methodology For Social Sciences by Rajat Acharyya
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Research Methodology for Social Sciencesprovides guidelines for designing and conducting evidence-based research in social sciences and interdisciplinary studies using both qualitative and quantitative data. Blending the particularity of different sub-disciplines and interdisciplinary nature of social sciences, this volume:

  • Provides insights on epistemological issues and deliberates on debates over qualitative research methods;
  • Covers different aspects of qualitative research techniques and evidence-based research techniques, including survey design, choice of sample, construction of indices, statistical inferences and data analysis;
  • Discusses concepts, techniques and tools at different stages of research, beginning with the design of field surveys to collect raw data and then analyse it using statistical and econometric methods.

With illustrations, examples and a reader-friendly approach, this volume will serve as a key reference material for compulsory research methodology courses at doctoral levels across different disciplines, such as economics, sociology, women''s studies, education, anthropology, political science, international relations, philosophy, history and business management. This volume will also be indispensable for postgraduate courses dealing with quantitative techniques and data analysis.

Rajat Acharyyais Professor of Economics at Jadavpur University, Kolkata, and Director (additional charge) of UGC-Human Resource Development Centre, Jadavpur University, India. He was the former Dean, Faculty of Arts, Jadavpur University (2013-2016). Professor Acharyya received his MSc (Economics) degree from Cal...
Title:Research Methodology For Social Sciences
Product dimensions:284 pages, 9.21 X 6.14 X 0 in
Shipping dimensions:284 pages, 9.21 X 6.14 X 0 in
Published:November 18, 2019
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781138390515

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