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Social Research Methods

Social Research Methods (Paperback, 4th Revised edition)

By Walter, Maggie

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A beginner's guide to Australian and New Zealand social research practicesSocial Research Methods, fourth edition, is an introductory text for undergraduate social research students. This new edition aims to inspire and continue students' engagement with social research by presen...ting the requisite introductory skills within a framework of exciting, up-to-date, relevant Australian and New Zealand research.This textbook includes new chapters and expands on difficult areas to encourage students to develop a set of practical research skills in line with contemporary Australian and New Zealand social research. It is vital for beginner social scientists to have a broad and comparative understanding of the major contemporary social research methods and this text aims to provide this requisite.NEW TO THIS EDITIONNew Case Studies outlining personal stories about individuals' research journeys and their approachNew Voices in the Field profiles from prominent academics and researchers to provide students with insight into the professionUpdated numbered Exercises in each chapter to help students check their understandingUpdated Chapter Overviews to introduce each chapter with context and backgroundUpdated From Method to Practice components provide examples of how each method works in a real-life research projectThree new chapters on topical areas: Chapter 9: Quantitative Research MethodsChapter 16: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community-based ResearchChapter 17: Internet Research and Digital Media MethodsThree chapters rewritten by new authors: Chapter 4: Ethics and Social ResearchChapter 8: Descriptive Statistical Analysis using SPSSChapter 18: Writing for Research
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ISBN 9780190310103
Published AU 20 Sep 2019
Publisher Oxford University Press (S2)
Format Paperback, 4th Revised edition
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ISBN-13 9780190310103
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Oxford University Press (S2)
Imprint OUP Australia and New Zealand
Published 20 Sep 2019
Publication Country Australia Australia
Format Paperback, 4th Revised edition
Edition 4th Revised edition
Author(s) By Walter, Maggie
Category Research Methods: General
Social Research & Statistics
Data Capture & Analysis
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
New Zealand & Related
Number of Pages 500
Dimensions Width: 192mm
Height: 246mm
Spine: 19mm
Dewey Code Not specified
Weight 986g
Interest Age 19+ years
Reading Age 19+ years
NBS Text Social Sciences: Textbooks & Study Guides
ONIX Text College/higher education