Research Methods in Psychology
Glynis M Breakwell, Sean Hammond, Chris Fife-Schaw
SAGE Publications, Jul 27, 2000 - Psychology - 450 pages
Research Methods in Psychology, Second Edition is an expanded and updated new edition of this best-selling textbook. It presents a comprehensive and accessible introduction to the key research methods, both qualitative and quantitative, employed in psychology and across the social sciences. Four entirely new chapters are presented (Research with Special Groups, Cross-Cultural Research, Content Analysis, and Introduction to Structural Equation Modeling) and all other chapters have been thoroughly revised and brought up-to-date. As with the first edition, the book is organized into four coherent sections:
The book is illustrated throughout with examples from current research and combines step-by-step advice, exercises and lists of further reading. Written in a lively style, this text should be essential reading for all methods courses in psychology, nursing, health studies, education, organization studies and others that draw on the array of research techniques available in psychology.
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A very reliable textbook. I used it as a student and now I recommend it to my students. Good categorisation of topics into chapters. The breadth of topics makes this good value for students.