The Basics of Social Research

The Basics of Social Research


  • Release: 2016
  • Publisher: Nelson Education
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 560 page
  • ISBN: 9781305856318
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This thorough revision of Babbie’s standard-setting text presents a succinct, straightforward introduction to the field of research methods as practiced by social scientists. Contemporary examples, such as terrorism, Alzheimer’s disease, anti-gay prejudice and education, and the legalization of marijuana, introduce students to the how-tos and whys of social research methods. Updated with new data, expanded coverage of online research and other topics, and new Learning Objectives for each chapter to focus students’ attention on important concepts, this edition continues to be authoritative yet student-friendly and engaging as it helps students connect the dots between the world of social research and the real world. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

The Basics of Social Research

The Basics of Social Research


  • Release: 2016-01-01
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 560 page
  • ISBN: 9781305503076
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This thorough revision of Babbie's standard-setting text presents a succinct, straightforward introduction to the field of research methods as practiced by social scientists. Contemporary examples, such as terrorism, Alzheimer's disease, anti-gay prejudice and education, and the legalization of marijuana, introduce students to the how-tos and whys of social research methods. Updated with new data, expanded coverage of online research and other topics, and new Learning Objectives for each chapter to focus students' attention on important concepts, this edition continues to be authoritative yet student-friendly and engaging as it helps students connect the dots between the world of social research and the real world. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

The Basics of Social Research

The Basics of Social Research


  • Release: 2010
  • Publisher: Nelson Education
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 576 page
  • ISBN: 9781111790608
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This thorough revision of Babbie’s standard-setting book offers students a succinct, straightforward introduction to the field of research methods as practiced by social scientists. Contemporary examples such as terrorism, Alzheimer’s disease, anti-gay prejudice and education, and the legalization of marijuana make this Fifth Edition thoroughly fascinating as it introduces students to the how-tos and whys of social research methods. The book’s qualitative coverage combined with its already strong quantitative material makes this new edition Babbie’s best yet. Babbie, long respected in the field and renowned for his engaging and friendly writing style, gives students the tools they need for understanding social research methods and for applying these concepts both inside and outside the classroom as researchers and as consumers of research. With increased emphasis on qualitative research and practical applications, this Fifth Edition is authoritative yet student-friendly . . . and engaging enough to help students connect the dots between the world of social research and the real world. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Basics of Social Research

Basics of Social Research


  • Release: 2011-01-15
  • Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 456 page
  • ISBN: 0205767400
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With its enhanced design and increased Canadian content, Basics of Social Research: Qualitative and Quantitative Approaches sets a new standard in social research methods. The improved layout makes a difficult subject easier to understand, with a new four-colour, visually enhanced presentation.¿Updated Canadian content focuses on real research examples from Canadian studies to make social research accessible to students and demonstrate how social research has applications in the real world. Themed boxes and new¿end-of-chapter questions increases student learning and provides a foundation for further learning about social research methods.

The Basics of Social Research

The Basics of Social Research


  • Release: 2013
  • Publisher: Nelson Education
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 576 page
  • ISBN: 9781285531595
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This thorough revision of Babbie’s standard-setting text presents a succinct, straightforward introduction to the field of research methods as practiced by social scientists. Contemporary examples, such as terrorism, Alzheimer’s disease, anti-gay prejudice and education, and the legalization of marijuana, introduce students to the how-tos and whys of social research methods. With increased emphasis on qualitative research and practical applications, this edition is authoritative yet student-friendly and engaging enough to help students connect the dots between the world of social research and the real world. Available with InfoTrac Student Collections http://gocengage.com/infotrac. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Basics of Social Research

Basics of Social Research


  • Release: 2004
  • Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 391 page
  • ISBN: STANFORD:36105112872440
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Briefer, paperback text, adapted from Neuman's Social Research Methods, Fifth Edition. Using clear, accessible language and examples from real research, this discusses both qualitative and quantitative approaches to social research, emphasizing the benefits of combining various approaches.

Fundamentals of Social Research

Fundamentals of Social Research


  • Release: 2002
  • Publisher: Scarborough, ON : Nelson Thomson Learning
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 514 page
  • ISBN: 0176168389
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Earl Babbie, best-selling author in the field, is joined by Lucia Benaquisto, experienced researcher and teacher for The Basics of Social Research, First Canadian Edition. This outstanding author team makes abstract theory understandable with humour and down-to-earth examples. Canadian examples and Canadian social science research make the text even more relevant to students. This textbook is for a one semester course in research methods. The adaptation is unique because it took the American edition but added unique chapters and methods based on the reviewers? desire for comprehensive coverage. There is more material on ethics and qualitative research in the Canadian edition. There is also coverage of a more advanced topic, the elaboration model. This adaptation is also uniquein the Canadian market because of its rich ancillary package.

Research Methods  The Basics

Research Methods The Basics


  • Release: 2017-09-12
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 234 page
  • ISBN: 9781315528991
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Research Methods: The Basics is an accessible, user-friendly introduction to the different aspects of research theory, methods and practice. This second edition provides an expanded resource suitable for students and practitioners in a wide range of disciplines including the natural sciences, social sciences and humanities. Structured in two parts – the first covering the nature of knowledge and the reasons for research, the second the specific methods used to carry out effective research and how to propose, plan, carry out and write up a research project – this book covers: • Reasons for doing a research project • Structuring and planning a research project • The ethical issues involved in research • Different types of data and how they are measured • Collecting and analysing qualitative and quantitative data in order to draw sound conclusions • Mixed methods and interdisciplinary research • Devising a research proposal and writing up the research • Motivation and quality of work. Complete with a glossary of key terms and guides to further reading, this book is an essential text for anyone coming to research for the first time.

The Basics of Communication Research

The Basics of Communication Research


  • Release: 2003-07-08
  • Publisher: Nelson Education
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 480 page
  • ISBN: 9781285400808
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Combining the time tested classical work of Earl Babbie with the insights of one of the most recognized and respected names in speech communication research, THE BASICS OF COMMUNICATION RESEARCH is the book for the Communication research methods course. With the authors’ collective experience teaching research methods and as active researchers themselves you will find this text to be the authoritative text for your course. The authors frame research as a way of knowing, and provide balanced treatment to both quantitative and qualitative research traditions in communication research and present it in a student friendly and engaging format. It provides in-depth treatment of the role of reasoning in the research enterprise and how this reasoning process plays itself out in planning and writing a research proposal and report. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.