Research Methods in Social Relations
Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, Jan 1, 1991 - Social Science - 573 pages
This multi-disciplinary research methods text conveys the underlying logic that is common to all research design and analysis, as well as the practical aspects of conducting research. It emphasises the importance of using multiple methods for the stongest causal inferences.
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Scientific and Ordinary Knowing
Examining Social Relations Research
From Abstract Concepts to Concrete Representations
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achievement analysis answer asked assess attitudes average behavior biases birthrates and divorce causal chapter classrooms coding comparison conducted construct validity control group correlation defined dependent dichotomous discussed divorce rates effect sizes errors of prediction ethical evaluation examine example experimental goal Guttman scales hypothesis test independent variable individuals instance interest internal validity interquartile range investigator involved issues laboratory lambda leadership style Likert scale manipulation marriage rate mean measure meta-analysis methods null hypothesis operational definitions partial relationship participant observation percent population position possible posttest potential pretest problem procedures questionable practices questionnaire r-squared randomized experiment randomly assigned records reliability represent research design research participants respondent's responses scores selected significance levels simple random sample social relations social scientists specific statistical study outcomes subjects survey Table teams techniques theoretical theory Thurstone scales tions topic treatment types values vary