Social Research Methods by Maggie WalterSocial Research Methods by Maggie Walter

Social Research Methods

byMaggie Walter

Paperback | October 8, 2013

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Social Research Methods, Third Edition, guides students through all the steps of the research process, from formulating a question to writing up their report. Written by a team of active Australian research practitioners Social Research Methods, Third Edition, bridges the gap between theoryand practice with substantive examples of each method in practice. Expanded online materials and resources aid lecturers and students and enhance the in text material.
Maggie Walter is Associate Professor in the School of Sociology and Social Work at the University of Tasmania.
Title:Social Research MethodsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:528 pages, 10.04 × 7.48 × 0.03 inPublished:October 8, 2013Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195520173

ISBN - 13:9780195520170

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Table of Contents

Part 1. The Foundations of Good Social Science Research1. The Nature of Social Science Research2. Research Design3. The Research Process4. Ethics and Social Research5. SamplingPart 2. Quantitative Methods and the Power of the Numbers6. Surveys7. Population-level Analysis8. Analysing Quantitative Data9. Using SPSS for Quantitative AnalysisPart 3: Qualitative Methods and Meaning - making10. Qualitative Interviewing Methods11. Content Analysis12. Discourse Analysis13. Doing Evaluation Research14. Analysing Qualitative Data15. EthnographyPart 4: Writing Up Our Research for Dissemination16. Writing Up Research