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Author Bryman, Alan.

Title Social research methods / Alan Bryman.

Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2012.


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 UniM BioMed  300.723 BRYM    DUE 14-08-18
 UniM BioMed  300.723 BRYM    DUE 21-08-18
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Edition 4th ed.
Physical description xli, 766 p. : col. ill. ; 27 cm.
Notes Previous ed.: 2008.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [718]-743) and indexes.
Contents Pt. 1. --Nature and process of social research--Social research strategies -- Research designs -- Planning a research project and formulating research questions -- Getting started: reviewing the literature -- Ethics and politics in social research ----Pt. 2. -- The nature of quantitative research -- Sampling -- Structured interviewing -- Self-completion questionnaires -- Asking questions -- Structured observation -- Content analysis -- Secondary analysis and official statistics -- Quantitative data analysis -- Using IBM SPSS for windows ----Pt. 3. -- The nature of qualitative research -- Sampling in qualitative research -- Ethnography and participant observation -- Interviewing in qualitative research -- Focus groups -- Language in qualitative research -- Documents as sources of data -- Qualitative data analysis -- Computer-assisted qualitative data analysis: using NVivo ----Pt. 4. -- Breaking down the quantitative/qualitative divide -- Mixed methods research: combining quantitative and qualitative research -- E-research: internet research methods -- Writing up social research.
Subject Social sciences -- Research.
ISBN 0199588058 (pbk.)
9780199588053 (pbk.)