The research process

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Oxford University Press, 1993 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 215 pages
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This invaluable guide for students being introduced to research methods presents the fundamentals of the research process in a non-mathematical, non-statistical, step-by-step manner. Drawing on numerous illustrations and examples to explain concepts, this revised edition includes new case studies from a broad range of disciplines. Material covered includes selecting a problem, selecting variables, measuring variables, selecting a research design, selecting a sample, collecting data, summarizing and presenting data, and drawing conclusions.

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Contents

Research as a way of knowing
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Collecting data
138
Summarizing and presenting data
153
Copyright

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Dr Gary D. Bouma is Associate Professor of Sociology at Monash University.

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