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Author Bryman, Alan, author.

Title Social research methods / Alan Bryman.

Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2016.
Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2016.


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Edition Fifth edition.
Physical description xxxv, 747 pages : illustrations (colour) ; 27 cm
Notes Previous edition: 2012.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 698-725) and indexes.
Contents Part One: The Research Process. 1. The nature and process of social research -- 2. Social research strategies: quantitative research and qualitative research -- 3. Research designs -- 4. Planning a research project and formulating research questions -- 5. Getting started: reviewing the literature -- 6. Ethics and politics in social research -- Part Two: Quantitative Research. 7. The nature of quantitative research -- 8. Sampling in quantitative research -- 9. Structured interviewing -- 10. Self-administered questionnaires -- 11. Asking questions -- 12. Structured observation -- 13. Content analysis -- 14. Using existing data -- 15. Quantitative data analysis -- 16. Using IBM SPSS statistics -- Part Three: Qualitative Research. 17. The nature of qualitative research -- 18. Sampling in qualitative research -- 19. Ethnography and participant observation -- 20. Interviewing in qualitative research -- 21. Focus groups -- 22. Language in qualitative research -- 23. Documents as sources of data -- 24. Qualitative data analysis -- 25. Computer-assisted qualitative data analysis: using NVivo -- Part Four: Mixed Methods Research and Writing Up. 26. Breaking down the quantitative/qualitative divide -- 27. Mixed methods research: combining quantitative and qualitative research -- 28. Writing up social research.
Summary This best-selling introduction to research methods provides students and researchers with unrivalled coverage of both quantitative and qualitative methods, making it invaluable for anyone embarking on social research.
Subject Quantitative research -- Methodology.
Qualitative research -- Methodology.
Social sciences -- Research.
Social sciences -- Methodology.
ISBN 9780199689453
Standard Number (YBP)12424796