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  1. Principles and Methods of Social Research

    2nd Edition

    By William D. Crano, Marilynn B. Brewer, Andrew Lac, William D. Crano, Marilynn B. Brewer

    An extensive revision, this classic text presents the most recent advances in social research design and methodology. The authors thoroughly describe the research process using methods derived from basic principles of scientific inquiry and demonstrate how they apply to the study of human behavior....

    Published November 30th 2001 by Psychology Press

  2. The Use of Models in the Social Sciences

    Edited by Lyndhurst Collins

    Tavistock Press was established as a co-operative venture between the Tavistock Institute and Routledge & Kegan Paul (RKP) in the 1950s to produce a series of major contributions across the social sciences. This volume is part of a 2001 reissue of a selection of those important works which have...

    Published September 26th 2001 by Routledge

  3. Techniques of Event History Modeling

    New Approaches to Casual Analysis, 2nd Edition

    By Hans-Peter Blossfeld, G”tz Rohwer

    Including new developments and publications which have appeared since the publication of the first edition in 1995, this second edition: *gives a comprehensive introductory account of event history modeling techniques and their use in applied research in economics and the social sciences; *...

    Published August 31st 2001 by Psychology Press

  4. Handbook for Conducting Research on Human Sexuality

    Edited by Michael W. Wiederman, Bernard E. Whitley, Jr.

    Human sexuality researchers often find themselves faced with questions that entail conceptual, methodological, or ethical issues for which their professional training or prior experience may not have prepared them. The goal of this handbook is to provide that guidance to students and professionals...

    Published August 31st 2001 by Psychology Press

  5. Empirical Direction in Design and Analysis

    By Norman H. Anderson

    Series: Scientific Psychology Series

    The goal of Norman H. Anderson's new book is to help students develop skills of scientific inference. To accomplish this he organized the book around the "Experimental Pyramid"--six levels that represent a hierarchy of considerations in empirical investigation--conceptual framework, phenomena,...

    Published June 30th 2001 by Psychology Press

  6. Conducting Meta-Analysis Using SAS

    By Winfred Arthur, Jr., Winston Bennett, Allen I. Huffcutt

    Series: Multivariate Applications Series

    Conducting Meta-Analysis Using SAS reviews the meta-analysis statistical procedure and shows the reader how to conduct one using SAS. It presents and illustrates the use of the PROC MEANS procedure in SAS to perform the data computations called for by the two most commonly used meta-analytic...

    Published May 31st 2001 by Psychology Press

  7. Understanding Statistical Concepts Using S-plus

    By Randall E. Schumacker, Allen Akers

    Written as a supplemental text for an introductory or intermediate statistics course, this book is organized along the lines of many popular statistics texts. The chapters provide a good conceptual understanding of basic statistics and include exercises that use S-PLUS simulation programs. Each...

    Published February 28th 2001 by Psychology Press

  8. Danger in the Field

    Ethics and Risk in Social Research

    Edited by Geraldine Lee-Treweek, Stephanie Linkogle

    The nature of qualitative inquiry means that researchers constantly have to deal with the unexpected, and all too often this means coping with the presence of danger or risk. This innovative and lively analysis of danger in various qualitative research settings is drawn from researchers' reflexive...

    Published August 23rd 2000 by Routledge

  9. Research Design

    Succesful Designs for Social Economics Research, 2nd Edition

    By Catherine Hakim

    Providing a practical overview for graduates and professional researchers, this book highlights the central issues involved in the design of medium to large scale social and economic research. Covering both theoretical and policy research Hakim sets out the key features, strengths and...

    Published May 24th 2000 by Routledge

  10. The Turn to Biographical Methods in Social Science

    Comparative Issues and Examples

    By Prue Chamberlayne, Joanna Bornat, Tom Wengraf

    Biographical research methods have become a useful and popular tool for contemporary social scientists. This book combines an exploration of the historical and philosophical origins of this important field of qualitative research with comparative examples of the different ways that biographical...

    Published March 15th 2000 by Routledge