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    An Introduction to the Philosophy of Social Research (Social Research Today) (Paperback) By (author) Malcolm Williams, By (author) Tim May, By (author) Richard Wiggins, Foreword by Alan Bryman

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    DescriptionThis is an accessible introduction to the philosophy of social research which relates philosophical ideas to actual research practice. The book makes effective use of illustrations from the UK, US and Europe to examine specific problems and broader issues. The book is intended for undergraduate and postgraduate courses in social research methods within sociology, social policy, politics, social psychology, human geography; philosophy of social science and social theory courses; and as a personal reference for professional researchers.

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    An Introduction to the Philosophy of Social Research
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Malcolm Williams, By (author) Tim May, By (author) Richard Wiggins, Foreword by Alan Bryman
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 240
    Width: 140 mm
    Height: 216 mm
    Thickness: 13 mm
    Weight: 344 g
    ISBN 13: 9781857283129
    ISBN 10: 1857283120

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    BIC E4L: SOC
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    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S3.2
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    B&T General Subject: 750
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    DC20: 300.72
    Ingram Subject Code: SO
    Libri: I-SO
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    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25200
    BISAC V2.8: SOC026000
    DC22: 300/.72
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    BISAC V2.8: SOC024000
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    LC classification: 96141182, H61 .W5573 1996
    Thema V1.0: QD, JHBC
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations
    Taylor & Francis Ltd
    Imprint name
    Publication date
    01 March 1996
    Publication City/Country
    Table of contents
    What is science?; philosophy, social science and method; knowing the social world; objectivity and values in social research; philosophical issues in the process of social research; post-structuralism, postmodernism and social research.