Finding Out : Conducting and Evaluating Social Research
This book should be of interest to students taking courses in methods of social research in social science departments.
- Paperback | 448 pages
- 187.96 x 233.68 x 25.4mm | 816.46g
- 01 Jan 1989
- Cengage Learning, Inc
- Wadsworth Publishing Co Inc
- Belmont, CA, United States
- 2nd Revised edition
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.