Bryman's Social Research Methods, International Edition

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ISBN:

9780192895042

Publication date:

30/05/2022

Paperback

704 pages

280.0x216.0mm

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ISBN:

9780192895042

Publication date:

30/05/2022

Paperback

704 pages

280.0x216.0mm

Tom Clark

Clear, comprehensive, and trusted, Bryman's Social Research Methods has supported over a quarter of a million students through their research methods courses and independent research projects. Spanning theory and practice and covering quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods, this bestselling text offers unrivalled coverage of the whole research process.

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Tom Clark

Tom Clark

Table of contents

Part I: The research process

Chapter 1: The nature and process of social research
Chapter 2: Social research strategies: quantitative research and qualitative research
Chapter 3: Research designs
Chapter 4: Planning a research project and formulating research questions
Chapter 5: Reviewing the literature
Chapter 6: Ethics and politics in social research
Part II: Quantitative research

Chapter 7: The nature of quantitative research
Chapter 8: Sampling in quantitative research
Chapter 9: Structured interviewing
Chapter 10: Self-completion questionnaires
Chapter 11: Asking questions
Chapter 12: Structured observation
Chapter 13: Content analysis
Chapter 14: Using existing data
Chapter 15: : Quantitative data analysis

Part III: Qualitative research

Chapter 16:The nature of qualitative research
Chapter 17: Sampling in qualitative research
Chapter 18: Ethnography and participant observation
Chapter 19: Interviewing in qualitative research
Chapter 20: Focus groups
Chapter 21: Language in qualitative research
Chapter 22: Documents as sources of data
Chapter23: Qualitative data analysis

Part IV: Mixed methods research and writing up

Chapter 24: Combining quantitative and qualitative research
Chapter 25: Writing up social research

Tom Clark

Features

  • Offers clear and complete coverage of all the key areas of social research methods.
  • Clear theoretical explanations in the main text are enhanced by 'Key concept' boxes, which summarize important terms and processes.
  • 'Research in focus' boxes explore published research.
  • 'Tips and skills' boxes, and new 'Learn from experience' boxes - in which recent graduates share insights from their research into a variety of fascinating topics.

Tom Clark

Tom Clark

Table of contents

Part I: The research process

Chapter 1: The nature and process of social research
Chapter 2: Social research strategies: quantitative research and qualitative research
Chapter 3: Research designs
Chapter 4: Planning a research project and formulating research questions
Chapter 5: Reviewing the literature
Chapter 6: Ethics and politics in social research
Part II: Quantitative research

Chapter 7: The nature of quantitative research
Chapter 8: Sampling in quantitative research
Chapter 9: Structured interviewing
Chapter 10: Self-completion questionnaires
Chapter 11: Asking questions
Chapter 12: Structured observation
Chapter 13: Content analysis
Chapter 14: Using existing data
Chapter 15: : Quantitative data analysis

Part III: Qualitative research

Chapter 16:The nature of qualitative research
Chapter 17: Sampling in qualitative research
Chapter 18: Ethnography and participant observation
Chapter 19: Interviewing in qualitative research
Chapter 20: Focus groups
Chapter 21: Language in qualitative research
Chapter 22: Documents as sources of data
Chapter23: Qualitative data analysis

Part IV: Mixed methods research and writing up

Chapter 24: Combining quantitative and qualitative research
Chapter 25: Writing up social research

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