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  1. 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 July 1st 2001 by Psychology Press

  2. 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 June 1st 2001 by Psychology Press

  3. 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 March 1st 2001 by Psychology Press

  4. 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 24th 2000 by Routledge

  5. 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 25th 2000 by Routledge

  6. 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 16th 2000 by Routledge

  7. Principles of Research Design in the Social Sciences

    By Frank Bechhofer, Lindsay Paterson

    This practical introduction for first time researchers provides a bridge between how to conduct research and the philosophy of social science, allowing students to relate what they are doing to why. It does not provide a set of rigid recipes for social scientists as many methodology books do,...

    Published January 27th 2000 by Routledge

  8. Modeling Longitudinal and Multilevel Data

    Practical Issues, Applied Approaches, and Specific Examples

    Edited by Todd D. Little, Kai U. Schnabel, Jrgen Baumert

    This book focuses on the practical issues and approaches to handling longitudinal and multilevel data. All data sets and the corresponding command files are available via the Web. The working examples are available in the four major SEM packages--LISREL, EQS, MX, and AMOS--and two Multi-level...

    Published January 1st 2000 by Psychology Press

  9. Writing Your Doctoral Dissertation

    Invisible Rules for Success

    By Rita S. Brause

    Increasing numbers of adults are enroling in doctoral programmes, but their earlier college lives often do not prepare them for the rules of the academic game. Many have no idea what a dissertation looks like, how it gets that way, or what options are available to them.This book is a practical...

    Published December 2nd 1999 by Routledge

  10. Taking Sides in Social Research

    Essays on Partisanship and Bias

    By Martyn Hammersley

    In the past it was generally taken for granted that the goal of social research was the production of objective knowledge; and that this required a commitment to value neutrality. In more recent times, however, both these ideals have come to be challenged, and it is often argued that all research...

    Published November 4th 1999 by Routledge