Social Research: Approaches and Fundamentals XSE

Social Research: Approaches and Fundamentals XSE

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Thoroughly revised and updated, the 5th International Edition of this successful text offers a wealth of new research examples and references, accessible diagrams of essential concepts and processes, and extended coverage of core methods and recent developments. Striking a balance between specific techniques and the underlying logic of scientific inquiry, Approaches to Social Research, 5th International Edition, provides a lucid treatment of the four major approaches to research - experimentation, survey research, field research, and the use of available data. While advocating a multiple-methods strategy that treats these approaches as complementary rather than mutually exclusive, the book contains a detailed account of the advantages and disadvantages of each approach.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 672 pages
  • 156 x 232 x 30mm | 872g
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • Revised
  • 5th Revised edition
  • HT 36
  • 0195394615
  • 9780195394610

Author information

Bruce Straits: Professor of Sociology, University of California, Santa Barbara.


Royce Singleton: Professor of Sociology, College of the Holy Cross.
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Table of contents

Electronic version TK.
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