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By Habibis, Daphne; Walter, Maggie
Social Inequality in Australia: Discourses, Realities and Futures provides detailed coverage of the key dimensions of the nature and extent of inequality and difference in Australian society. It examines how social inequality affects different social groups, explores the role of ...culture in the social reproduction of hierarchy and difference, and incorporates discussion about the effects of globalisation on inequality and difference in Australia. The second edition tests arguments about the nature of inequality against empirical evidence, and incorporates topical case studies in each chapter provide contemporary examples to aid student understanding of theory and perspectives in context.New to this editionUpdated throughout with new theory and recent census dataIndigenous issues integrated throughoutStrengthened integration of international issues that impact AustraliaDiscussion questions at the end of each chapterGlossary margin notes to help clarify sociological termsRead more
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By Walter, Maggie
Social Research Methods, Third Edition, is a comprehensive and practical introduction to a wide range of research methods and practices. Each chapter is written by an active research practitioner and presented in a framework of Australian research.
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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 ResearchRead more
By Walter, Maggie; Andersen, Chris
The first book on Indigenous quantitative methodologies, this concise, accessible text opens up a major new approach for research across the disciplines and applied fields.
Edited by Walter, Maggie; Martin, Karen L.; Bodkin-Andrews, Gawaian
This edited collection by leading Australian Aboriginal scholars uses data from the Longitudinal Study of Indigenous Children (LSIC) to explore how Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children are growing up in contemporary Australia.
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