Key Concepts in Social Research Methods

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-06-15
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
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This book is an in-depth glossary, this accessible book successfully introduces students to the key concepts and terms of both qualitative and quantitative research. Terms are organized alphabetically and fully cross-referenced for use of ease. Suggestions for further reading help to consolidate knowledge and aids understanding.

Author Biography

ROGER GOMM is Lecturer in Health and Social Welfare at The Open University and author of Social Research Methodology (Palgrave Macmillan, 2003).

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"I feel that there is a sad lack of easily understandable research methodology books on the market, which is particularly concerning in HE where students are required to carry out their own research and countless research literature reviews...This book in comparison is very accessible, easy to understand and very user friendly with a very broad range of references to the particular concept the reader needs to know about, that can be dipped into or read through more thoroughly." -- Pauline Sumner, Middlesex University

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