Research Methods in Social Relations
Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, 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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PART TWO Logic of Research
Measurement Presupposes Theory
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