The Practice of Social Research

The Practice of Social Research


  • Release: 2012-08-08
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 608 page
  • ISBN: 9781133049791
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The Thirteenth Edition of Babbie’s THE PRACTICE OF SOCIAL RESEARCH gives students the tools they need to apply research concepts practically, as both researchers and consumers. Known as the gold standard for research methods, the book offers a comprehensive, straightforward introduction to the field of research as practiced by social scientists. Babbie emphasizes the research process by showing students how to design and construct projects, introducing the various observation modes in use today, and answering questions about research methods--such as how to conduct online surveys and analyze both qualitative and quantitative data. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

The Practice of Social Research

The Practice of Social Research


  • Release: 2012-08-08
  • Publisher: Nelson Education
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 608 page
  • ISBN: 9781133708889
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The Thirteenth Edition of Babbie’s THE PRACTICE OF SOCIAL RESEARCH gives students the tools they need to apply research concepts practically, as both researchers and consumers. Known as the gold standard for research methods, the book offers a comprehensive, straightforward introduction to the field of research as practiced by social scientists. Babbie emphasizes the research process by showing students how to design and construct projects, introducing the various observation modes in use today, and answering questions about research methods--such as how to conduct online surveys and analyze both qualitative and quantitative data. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

The Practice of Social Research

The Practice of Social Research


  • Release: 2009-02-03
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 624 page
  • ISBN: 9780495598411
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Known throughout academia as the gold standard of research methods texts, THE PRACTICE OF SOCIAL RESEARCH, 12th Edition, is a comprehensive, straightforward introduction to the field of research as practiced by social scientists. This best-selling text emphasizes the research process by showing students how to design and construct projects, introducing the various observation modes in use today, and answering questions about research methods--such as how to conduct online surveys and analyze both qualitative and quantitative data. THE PRACTICE OF SOCIAL RESEARCH gives students the tools they need to apply research concepts practically, as both researchers and consumers. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

The Practice of Social Research

The Practice of Social Research


  • Release: 2020-05-22
  • Publisher: Cengage AU
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 592 page
  • ISBN: 9780357360767
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Packed with hands-on applications, Babbie's THE PRACTICE OF SOCIAL RESEARCH, 15th Edition, equips your students with the tools they need to practically apply research concepts as both researchers and consumers. Known as the "gold standard" for research methods, the text delivers a comprehensive, straightforward introduction to the field of research as practiced by social scientists. Dr. Babbie emphasizes the research process by showing students how to design and construct projects, introducing the various observation modes in use today. The new edition includes "What do you think?" puzzles that immediately draw students into chapter concepts. General Social Survey data is updated throughout while new coverage includes the global use of social research, the emerging role of big data, demographic analysis and more. Also available: MindTap digital learning solution.

The Practice of Research in Social Work

The Practice of Research in Social Work


  • Release: 2016-01-14
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 496 page
  • ISBN: 9781506304281
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The Fourth Edition of Rafael J. Engel and Russell K. Schutt’s The Practice of Research in Social Work introduces an integrated set of techniques for evaluating research and practice problems as well as conducting studies. Evidence-based practice comes alive through illustrations of actual social work research. Updated with new examples, the latest research, and expanded material on technology and qualitative methods, this popular text helps readers achieve the 2015 EPAS core competencies essential for social work practice.

The Practice of Market and Social Research

The Practice of Market and Social Research


  • Release: 2006
  • Publisher: Editorial Dunken
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 553 page
  • ISBN: 027369510X
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This is a comprehensive account of the techniques and the day-to-day tasks of the researcher. Easy to read and understand, McGivern's book covers not only research methods and techniques, such as sampling and questionnaire design, but also the practical tasks of running a research project.

The Practice of Qualitative Research

The Practice of Qualitative Research


  • Release: 2016-02-29
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 432 page
  • ISBN: 9781483324203
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The Practice of Qualitative Research guides readers step by step through the process of collecting, analyzing, designing, and interpreting qualitative research. Written by Sharlene Nagy Hesse-Biber in an engaging style, this student-centered text offers invaluable insights into the practice of qualitative research, with coverage of in-depth interviewing, focus groups, ethnography, case study, and mixed methods research. The Third Edition features even more integrated attention to online research and implications of social media throughout all methods chapters; updates on qualitative analysis software; and significantly expanded coverage of ethics.

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 Practice of Research in Criminology and Criminal Justice

The Practice of Research in Criminology and Criminal Justice


  • Release: 2019-01-09
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 616 page
  • ISBN: 9781544339139
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The Practice of Research in Criminology and Criminal Justice, Seventh Edition demonstrates the vital role research plays in criminology and criminal justice by integrating in-depth, real-world case studies with a comprehensive discussion of research methods. By pairing research techniques with practical examples from the field, Ronet D. Bachman and Russell K. Schutt equip students to critically evaluate and confidently conduct research. The Seventh Edition of this best-selling text retains the strengths of previous editions while breaking ground with emergent research methods, enhanced tools for learning in the text and online, and contemporary, fascinating research findings. This edition incorporates new topics like intelligence-led policing, social network analysis (SNA), the evolution of cybercrime, and more. Students engage with the wide realm of research methods available to them, delve deeper into topics relevant to their field of study, and benefit from the wide variety of new exercises to help them practice as they learn.