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Investigating the social world: the process and practice of research

By: Schutt, Russell K.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Los Angeles Sage Publications 2012Edition: 7th ed.Description: xxiv, 618 p.ISBN: 9781412999809.Subject(s): Social problems - Research | Social sciences - ResearchDDC classification: 300.72 Summary: In this new Seventh Edition of his perennially successful social research text, author Russell K. Schutt, an award-winning researcher and teacher, continues to make research come alive through research stories that illustrate the methods presented in each chapter. Through numerous examples and hands-on exercises that allow students learn by doing, Investigating the Social World, Seventh Edition helps readers understand research methods as an integrated whole. Readers will learn to appreciate the value of both qualitative and quantitative methodologies and understand the need to make ethical research decisions while also learning about contemporary social issues like homelessness, drug abuse, and the effects of social networking on interpersonal relations. (http://www.sagepub.com/books/Book234580?siteId=sage-us&prodTypes=any&q=9781412999809&pageTitle=productsSearch)
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In this new Seventh Edition of his perennially successful social research text, author Russell K. Schutt, an award-winning researcher and teacher, continues to make research come alive through research stories that illustrate the methods presented in each chapter. Through numerous examples and hands-on exercises that allow students learn by doing, Investigating the Social World, Seventh Edition helps readers understand research methods as an integrated whole. Readers will learn to appreciate the value of both qualitative and quantitative methodologies and understand the need to make ethical research decisions while also learning about contemporary social issues like homelessness, drug abuse, and the effects of social networking on interpersonal relations. (http://www.sagepub.com/books/Book234580?siteId=sage-us&prodTypes=any&q=9781412999809&pageTitle=productsSearch)

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