9780205863679

Basics of Social Research Qualitative and Quantitative Approaches Plus MySearchLab with eText -- Access Card Package

  • ISBN 13:

    9780205863679

  • ISBN 10:

    0205863671

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Package
  • Copyright: 03/08/2012
  • Publisher: Pearson

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Summary

Preparing students to do research and understand what research can do. Basics of Social Researchhelps students understand what research can and cannot do, become better consumers of research, and learn why properly conducted research is important. This text teaches students to be better consumers of research results and understand how the research enterprise works, preparing them to conduct small research projects. Upon completing this text, students will gain an awareness of the capabilities and restrictions of research, and learn why properly conducted research is important. Using clear, accessible language and examples from real research, this text discusses both qualitative and quantitative approaches to social research, emphasizing the benefits of combining various approaches. Learning Goals Upon completing this book, readers should be able to: Recognize that social research is simultaneously a very important enterprise and one that is not beyond you - you can understand it Become better consumers and understand what research can and cannot do Learn how to properly conducted research Acquire a foundation for further learning about doing research and understand that this activity requires dedication, creativity, and mature judgment Note:MySearchLab does not come automatically packaged with this text. To purchase MySearchLab, please visit:www.mysearchlab.comor you can purchase a ValuePack of the text + MySearchLab (at no additional cost). ValuePack ISBN-10: 0205230792 / ValuePack ISBN-13: 9780205230792

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