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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Scientific and Ordinary Knowing
Field Work and Participant Observation
Examining Social Relations Research
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achievement actual analysis answer asked assess assigned attitudes behavior called causal causes chapter compared concern conducted consider construct correlation defined definition dependent described desired discussed effects error evaluation examine example expected experiment experimental fact Figure Finally give given hypothesis important independent variable indicate individuals instance interest internal validity interview involved issues laboratory less levels manipulation mean measure methods natural observation obtained participants particular percent population position possible practical prediction preference present pretest probability problem procedures produce questionnaire questions random reasons records relationship relatively reliability represent require responses sample scale scientists scores selected simple social specific statistical subjects survey Table techniques theoretical theory tions treatment true types validity values vary