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An introduction to research, analysis and writing: practical skills for social science students

By: Newsome, Bruce Oliver.
Publisher: Los Angeles Sage Publications 2016Description: 252 p.ISBN: 9781483352558.Subject(s): Research | Research analysis | Reading | Writing researchDDC classification: 300.72 Summary: Contents 1. The way ahead 2. Research process 3. Research ethics and laws 4. Scoping, justifying, designing, planning 5. Reading and reviewing 6. Analysis 7. Arguing and explaining 8. Theorizing and modeling 9. Methods 10. Evidence and data 11. Writing (https://us.sagepub.com/en-us/nam/an-introduction-to-research-analysis-and-writing/book243135#description)
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This accessible guide walks readers through the process of completing a social science research project. Written specifically to meet the needs of undergraduate research classes, it introduces students to a complete skill set, including: planning, design, analysis, argumentation, criticizing theories, building theories, modeling theories, choosing methods, gathering data, presenting evidence, and writing the final product. Students can use this text as a practical resource to navigate through each stage of the process, including choices between more advanced research techniques.

Contents

1. The way ahead
2. Research process
3. Research ethics and laws
4. Scoping, justifying, designing, planning
5. Reading and reviewing
6. Analysis
7. Arguing and explaining
8. Theorizing and modeling
9. Methods
10. Evidence and data
11. Writing
(https://us.sagepub.com/en-us/nam/an-introduction-to-research-analysis-and-writing/book243135#description)

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