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Title Research confidential : solutions to problems most social scientists pretend they never have / Eszter Hargittai, editor.

Published Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, ©2009.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (ix, 300 pages) : illustrations
Series Books at JSTOR Evidence Based Acquisitions
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction : Doing empirical social science research / Eszter Hargittai -- Spit, sweat, and tears : gathering biological data in naturalistic settings / Emma K. Adam, Leah D. Doane, and Kathryn Mendelsohn -- Field experiments for studies of discrimination / Devah Pager -- Part of the community / Laura Clawson -- The challenges of in-depth interviewing with disadvantaged respondents / Joan Walling -- Online survey : instant publication, instant mistake, all of the above / Gina Walejko -- Herding cats online : real studies of virtual communities / Dmitri Williams and Li Xiong -- How technical is technology research? Acquiring and deploying technical knowledge in social research projects / Christian Sandvig -- On unexpected events : navigating the sudden research opportunity of 9/11 / Karen Albright -- WAT R U DOIN? Studying the thumb generation using text messaging / Eszter Hargittai and Chris Karr -- Giving mega attention to macro research : the rewards and challenges of quantitative cross-national data collection and analysis / Nina Bandelj -- Secondary analysis of large social surveys / Jeremy Freese -- Doing archival research : how to find a needle in a haystack / Jason Gallo.
Other author Hargittai, Eszter, 1973-
JSTOR issuing body.
Subject Social sciences -- Research.
Social sciences -- Fieldwork.
Social scientists -- Attitudes.
Electronic books.
Electronic book.
ISBN 9780472026531 (electronic bk.)
0472026534 (electronic bk.)
9780472070268 (cloth ; alk. paper)
0472070266 (cloth ; alk. paper)
9780472050260 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
0472050265 (pbk. ; alk. paper)