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The practice of social research / Earl Babbie.

By: Babbie, Earl R.
Publisher: Belmont, Calif. : Thomson/Wadsworth, c2004Edition: 10th ed.Description: 493, [65] p. : ill. ; 24 cm. + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.).ISBN: 0534620280 (hbk.).Subject(s): Social sciences -- Methodology | Social sciences -- ResearchDDC classification: 300.72
Contents:
Preface. - Acknowledgments. - Pt. 1. An Introduction to Inquiry. 1. Human Inquiry and Science. 2 Paradigms, Theory, and Research. 3. The Nature of Causation. - Pt. 2. The Structuring of Inquiry. 4. Research Design. 5. Conceptualization and Measurement. 6. Operationalization. 7. Indexes, Scales, and Typologies. 8. The Logic of Sampling. - Pt. 3. Modes of Observation. 9. Experiments. 10. Survey Research. 11. Field Research. 12. Unobtrusive Research. 13. Evaluation Research. - Pt. 4. Analysis of Data. 14. Quantifying Data. 15. Elementary Analyses. 16. The Elaboration Model. 17. Social Statistics. - Pt. 5. The Social Context of Research. 18. The Ethics and Politics of Social Research. 19 The Uses of Social Research. - Appendix A. Using the Library. - Appendix B. Social Research in Cyberspace. - Appendix C. The Research Report. - Appendix D. GSS Household Enumeration Questionnaire. - Appendix E. Random Numbers. - Appendix F. Distribution of Chi Square. - Appendix G. Normal Curve Areas. - Appendix H. Estimated Sampling Error. - Appendix I. A Learner's Guide to SPSS. - Appendix J. Twenty Questions a Journalist Should Ask about Poll Results
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1 CD-ROM : Babbie's research writer CD-ROM with chapter tutorials. ISBN 053462099X.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Preface. - Acknowledgments. - Pt. 1. An Introduction to Inquiry. 1. Human Inquiry and Science. 2 Paradigms, Theory, and Research. 3. The Nature of Causation. - Pt. 2. The Structuring of Inquiry. 4. Research Design. 5. Conceptualization and Measurement. 6. Operationalization. 7. Indexes, Scales, and Typologies. 8. The Logic of Sampling. - Pt. 3. Modes of Observation. 9. Experiments. 10. Survey Research. 11. Field Research. 12. Unobtrusive Research. 13. Evaluation Research. - Pt. 4. Analysis of Data. 14. Quantifying Data. 15. Elementary Analyses. 16. The Elaboration Model. 17. Social Statistics. - Pt. 5. The Social Context of Research. 18. The Ethics and Politics of Social Research. 19 The Uses of Social Research. - Appendix A. Using the Library. - Appendix B. Social Research in Cyberspace. - Appendix C. The Research Report. - Appendix D. GSS Household Enumeration Questionnaire. - Appendix E. Random Numbers. - Appendix F. Distribution of Chi Square. - Appendix G. Normal Curve Areas. - Appendix H. Estimated Sampling Error. - Appendix I. A Learner's Guide to SPSS. - Appendix J. Twenty Questions a Journalist Should Ask about Poll Results