Finding Out

Finding Out : Conducting and Evaluating Social Research

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This book should be of interest to students taking courses in methods of social research in social science departments.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 448 pages
  • 187.96 x 233.68 x 25.4mm | 816.46g
  • Cengage Learning, Inc
  • Wadsworth Publishing Co Inc
  • Belmont, CA, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 0534099181
  • 9780534099183

Table of contents

Part One: Designing a research project. The scientific method of research. The research question. The sample and significance. Choosing the methods. Part Two: Methods of data collection. Indirect and observational methods of data collection. Interviews. Questionnaires and surveys. Experiments and quasi-experiments. Part Three: Analyzing the data. Analyzing the data. The significance of tests. Coming to conclusions. The consequences of research. Appendices.show more