4 edition of Research methods and data analysis in the social sciences found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -364) and index.
|LC Classifications||H61 .H457 1996|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xviii, 378 p. :|
|Number of Pages||378|
|LC Control Number||95040976|
Social science research investigates human behavior. This lesson defines social science research, explains the methods used and the topics studied within the field. Social Work Research Methods. Learning by Doing "This is a research book for social workers that has social work cases and explains in detail the applicability to research situations. Research is explained in a simple way for social work students." and the use of .
This book is designed to introduce students to the process of scientific research in the social sciences, business, education, public health, and related disciplines. This book is based on my lecture materials developed over a decade of teaching the class on Research Methods at the University of South Florida. What is Social Science? • Social science is the field of study concerned with society and human behaviors. • "Social science" is commonly used as an umbrella term to refer to a plurality of fields outside of the natural sciences. These include: anthropology, archaeology, criminology, economics, education, history, linguistics.
At last, a social research methods text for students and future researchers who will need to use both words and numbers in their research. Using actual examples from psychology, sociology, anthropology, health, and education, the book provides readers with both a conceptual understanding of each technique as well as showing them how to use the technique.5/5(3). Analytical Methods for Social Research presents texts on empirical and formal methods for the social sciences. Volumes in the series address both the theoretical underpinnings of analytical techniques, as well as their application in social research. Some series volumes are broad in scope, cutting across a number of disciplines.
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Gathering data is the easy part of the empirical research process but often students do not think carefully enough about the analysis of their data before they start to gather it. This book gives clear guidance on the methodology and process of data analysis giving clear and concise approaches to data analysis methods and tools.
Bhattacherjee, Anol, "Social Science Research: Principles, Methods, and Practices" (). scientific research in the social sciences, business, education, public health, and related unlike other text books, this book is not just about “research methods” (empirical data collection and analysis) but about the entire “research Cited by: Through numerous examples and extensive referencing to popular statistical software packages such as SPSS and AMOS, the book will help students of social sciences to develop the fundamentals of data collection and analysis, and a thorough understanding of the research process as a whole.
Using R for Data Analysis in Social Sciences adopts a minimalist approach and covers only the most important functions and skills in R to conduct reproducible research. It emphasizes the practical needs of students using R by showing how to import, inspect, and manage data, understand the logic of statistical inference, visualize data and Author: Quan Li.
Introduction to Quantitative Data Analysis in the Behavioral and Social Sciences is an ideal textbook for upper-undergraduate and graduate-level research method courses in the behavioral and social sciences, statistics, and engineering. This book is also an appropriate reference for practitioners who require a review of quantitative research.
Description. Research Methods: A Practical Guide for the Social Sciences is an essential resource for the social researcher. It offers a comprehensive introduction for first time researchers right through to thorough and practical advice for those undertaking more advanced work. This book presents a method for bringing data analysis and statistical technique into line with theory.
The author begins by describing the elaboration model. The Handbook comprises four main sections: Traditional research methods sciences; Innovative research methods; Doing cross-cultural research; and Sensitive research methodology and approach.
This Handbook attests to the diversity and richness of research methods in the health and social sciences. Time-Series Analysis for Social Sciences provides accessible, up-to-date instruction and examples of the core methods in time-series econometrics.
The book covers ARIMA models, time-series regression, unit-root diagnosis, vector autoregressive models, error-correction models, intervention models, fractional integration, ARCH models, structural Cited by: This book is designed to introduce doctoral and graduate students to the process of scientific research in the social sciences, business, education, public health, and related disciplines.
This book is based on my lecture materials developed over a decade of teaching the doctoral-level class on Research Methods at the University of South Florida. The target audience for this book includes Ph.D /5(34). The Handbook of Social Work Research Methods A Case Study in Collaborative Research: Development of “Confirmation Wars, Legislative Time, and Collateral Damage” A Case Study of School Leadership and the Change Process Through the Lens of Bronfenbrenner’s Bioecological Theory of Human Development.
terminology of data analysis, and be prepared to learn about using JMP for data analysis. Introduction: A Common Language for Researchers Research in the social sciences is a diverse topic. In part, this is because the social sciences represent a wide variety of disciplines, including (but File Size: KB.
This book explains the principal qualitative methods and applies them to psychological problems. It is designed for use in psychology and also other branches of social science. The books main aim is to increase peoples confidence to use qualitative methods in their own research.
Qualitative Content Analysis. Qualitative content analysis is an approach to analysis that focusses on interpreting and describing, meaningfully, the topics and themes that are evident in the contents of communications when framed against the research objectives of the study.
From: Research Methods (Second Edition), Related terms. The book explains the theory, rationale and mathematical foundations of these tests. In addition, it provides clear instructions on how to conduct the tests in SPSS and Stata.
Given the breadth of its coverage, the textbook is suitable for introductory statistics, survey research or quantitative methods classes in the social sciences. Sage Research Methods Online (SRMO). SRMO provides access to information about research methods compiled from a variety of Sage publications, including books/handbooks, articles, and the “Little Green Book” series, Quantitative Applications in the Social is searchable and browsable by author, and it includes a methods map, as well as video : Winn Wasson.
Statistical analysis is common in the social sciences, and among the more popular programs is R. This book provides a foundation for undergraduate and graduate students in the social sciences on how to use R to manage, visualize, and analyze data.
The following text books on research methodology may further help: Dey, I. Qualitative data analysis: A user-friendly guide for social scientists, New York, Routledge. This handbook will be an essential reference for both students and experienced social scientists.
Sigmund Grønmo clearly explains social research methods, including research design, data collection, analysis and even writing and publishing research.
The examples and case studies provided make reading about methods both accessible and. This Specialization covers research methods, design and statistical analysis for social science research questions. In the final Capstone Project, you’ll apply the skills you learned by developing your own research question, gathering data, and analyzing and reporting on the results using statistical : $.
The research methods typology presented in section 5 may be used within NCRM (and possibly within other social science research institutions) for the following purposes: 1. For the classification of research and the prioritisation of research methods within the social sciences.
This could provide a useful framework for the identification of. These are the following three books that I consider good books in social research methods (in the field of management, organizational behavior, and psychology).
The Practice of Social Research (Earl Babbie). Basic Social Research-Qualitative and.In the social sciences, coding is an analytical process in which data, in both quantitative form (such as questionnaires results) or qualitative form (such as interview transcripts) are categorized to facilitate analysis.
One purpose of coding is to transform the data into a form suitable for computer-aided analysis. This categorization of information is an important step, for example, in.