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Introduction to Social Research

Keith F Punch

Introduction to Social Research

Keith F Punch

$62.00

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Valuable advice to the beginning (and the not so experienced) social researcher. It represents a valuable resource for those who are writing research proposals, for those at the start of their research projects, and also for those who are further along the research line' - "Sociological Research Online ^" ^The social science researcher today needs to understand the logic of both the quantitative and qualitative approaches to empirical research. This book provides comprehensive coverage of both, set within a pragmatic view of research. It is an ideal starting point for all students and researchers in the social sciences, where you can learn about: ^- developing a model for empirica

- Publisher 'This is a book which teachers of research methods will love as a reference text. Beginning as well as established researchers will benefit from the informative overview of the basic concepts and latest issues in mixed methods' - British Journal of Educational Psychology 'Valuable advice to the beginning (and the not so experienced) social researcher. It represents a valuable resource for those who are writing research proposals, for those at the start of their research projects, and also for those who are further along the research line' - Sociological Research Online 'A wonderful addition to research literature on methods in the social sciences. I will use it with my students. I especially appreciate how Punch combines quantitative and qualitative and provides frameworks for comparing and thinking across research methodologies. He is to be congratulated on an especially fine text' - John Creswell, University of Nebraska 'This is an important contribution to the literature on social science research methods. I will use this book as an excellent starting point in research training' - John Hattie, University of North Carolina and University of Auckland 'Comprehensive, covers all the essentials for the beginning researcher. It has a good mix of methods, is very easy to read, and written in a clear user-friendly tone. The illustrations are great. I would recommend it to any research student' - Anne McMurray, Griffith University and Chair, Royal College of Nursing Research Society, Australia 'This book covers the essentials of both quantitative and qualitative research in a logical, balanced and accessible way, using many examples and an easy-to-understand view of research. It is a great book for graduate students in all areas of social science and it should be on the shelf of all researchers' - Ken Blanchard, co-author of The One Minute Manager

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Valuable advice to the beginning (and the not so experienced) social researcher. It represents a valuable resource for those who are writing research proposals, for those at the start of their research projects, and also for those who are further along the research line' - "Sociological Research Online ^" ^The social science researcher today needs to understand the logic of both the quantitative and qualitative approaches to empirical research. This book provides comprehensive coverage of both, set within a pragmatic view of research. It is an ideal starting point for all students and researchers in the social sciences, where you can learn about: ^- developing a model for empirica
- Publisher

'This is a book which teachers of research methods will love as a reference text. Beginning as well as established researchers will benefit from the informative overview of the basic concepts and latest issues in mixed methods' - British Journal of Educational Psychology 'Valuable advice to the beginning (and the not so experienced) social researcher. It represents a valuable resource for those who are writing research proposals, for those at the start of their research projects, and also for those who are further along the research line' - Sociological Research Online 'A wonderful addition to research literature on methods in the social sciences. I will use it with my students. I especially appreciate how Punch combines quantitative and qualitative and provides frameworks for comparing and thinking across research methodologies. He is to be congratulated on an especially fine text' - John Creswell, University of Nebraska 'This is an important contribution to the literature on social science research methods. I will use this book as an excellent starting point in research training' - John Hattie, University of North Carolina and University of Auckland 'Comprehensive, covers all the essentials for the beginning researcher. It has a good mix of methods, is very easy to read, and written in a clear user-friendly tone. The illustrations are great. I would recommend it to any research student' - Anne McMurray, Griffith University and Chair, Royal College of Nursing Research Society, Australia 'This book covers the essentials of both quantitative and qualitative research in a logical, balanced and accessible way, using many examples and an easy-to-understand view of research. It is a great book for graduate students in all areas of social science and it should be on the shelf of all researchers' - Ken Blanchard, co-author of The One Minute Manager
- Publisher

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  • Catalogue Code 188414
  • Product Code 0761958134
  • EAN 9780761958130
  • Pages 336
  • Department Academic
  • Category Christian Worldview
  • Sub-Category Social Issues
  • Publisher Sage Publications Inc
  • Publication Date Jan 1998
  • Dimensions 242 x 169 x 25 mm
  • Weight 0.590kg

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