9781133594147

The Basics of Social Research

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    9781133594147

  • ISBN10:

    113359414X

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2013
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Summary

This thorough revision of Babbie's standard-setting text presents a succinct, straightforward introduction to the field of research methods as practiced by social scientists. Contemporary examples, such as terrorism, Alzheimer's disease, anti-gay prejudice and education, and the legalization of marijuana, introduce students to the "how-tos" and "whys" of social research methods. With increased emphasis on qualitative research and practical applications, this edition is authoritative yet student-friendly and engaging enough to help students connect the dots between the world of social research and the real world.

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Straightforward basics August 5, 2014
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Really gets right to the point with relevant, interesting examples.
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