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Making Sense of Social World

Making Sense of Social World - 4th edition

ISBN13: 978-1452217710

Cover of Making Sense of Social World 4TH 13 (ISBN 978-1452217710)
ISBN13: 978-1452217710
ISBN10: 1452217718

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 4TH 13
Copyright: 2013
Publisher: Sage Publications, Inc.
Published: 2013
International: No

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Making Sense of Social World - 4TH 13 edition

ISBN13: 978-1452217710

Daniel F. Chambliss

ISBN13: 978-1452217710
ISBN10: 1452217718

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 4TH 13
Copyright: 2013
Publisher: Sage Publications, Inc.
Published: 2013
International: No
Summary

Making Sense of the Social World, fourth edition is an engaging introduction to social research for students who need to understand methodologies and results, but who may never conduct research themselves. It provides a balanced treatment of qualitative and quantitative methods, integrating substantive examples and research techniques throughout. It is written in a less formal style than many comparable texts, complete with practical examples drawn from everyday experience.

Table of Contents

1. Science, Society, and Social Research
2. The Process and Problems of Social Research
3. Conceptualization and Measurement
4. Sampling
5. Causation and Experimental Design
6. Survey Research
7.Qualitative Methods: Observing, Participating, Listening
8. Evaluation Research
9. Elementary Data Analysis
10. Reviewing, Proposing, and Reporting Research