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Author Dooley, David, 1943-

Title Social research methods / David Dooley
Edition Third edition
Published Englewood Cliffs, NJ : Prentice Hall, 1995


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 W'PONDS  300.1 Boo/Srm 1995  AVAILABLE
Description xii, 387 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Logic of social research ruling out rival hypotheses -- Ethics protecting human subjects and research integrity -- \\Finding using and writing research reports library usage and report style -- Theory tentative explanations -- \\Measurement theory toward validity and reliability -- Types of measures finding and using them -- \\Survey data collection issues and methods in sample surveys -- \\Inferential statistics drawing valid conclusions from samples -- Designing research for internal validity -- \\True experimentation external validity and experimental construct validity -- \\Quasiexperimentation when multiple groups and random assignment are not possible -- \\Correlational methods controlling rival explanations statistically -- \\Qualitative research participant observation Interpreting research overview of research design and review methods -- \\Applied social research
Analysis Social sciences Research
Social sciences Research
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 354-367) and index
Subject Social sciences -- Research -- Methodology.
Sociology -- Research -- Methodology.
LC no. 94006044
ISBN 0131261614