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Making Sense of the Social World: Methods of Investigation, 6th Edition.


Making Sense of the Social World: Methods of Investigation, 6th Edition

Daniel F. Chambliss and Russell K. Schutt



408 pages



Striving to balance professional sophistication with accessibility, Chambliss and Schutt provide a core textbook for a first course in social science research. They cover science, society, and social research; the process and problems of social research; ethics in research; conceptualization and measurement; sampling and generalizability; causation and experimental design; survey research; elementary quantitative data analysis; qualitative methods: observing, participating, and listening; qualitative data analysis; unobtrusive measures; evaluation research; and reviewing, proposing, and reporting research. (Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR)

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