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by Linda Eberst Dorsten

ePub Research Methods and Society: Foundations of Social Inquiry (Pearson Custom Anthropology) download
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Linda Eberst Dorsten
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978-0205879915
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Routledge; 2 edition (December 28, 2013)
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Linda Dorsten is Professor of Sociology at SUNY-Fredonia

Linda Dorsten is Professor of Sociology at SUNY-Fredonia. a 5-year initiative funded by the . Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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By: Dorsten, Linda Eberst. Contributor(s): Hotchkiss, Lawrence. 23 c. SBN: 013092654X. Material type: BookPublisher: Upper Saddle River, NJ : Pearson Prentice Hall,c. il. Tags from this library: No tags from this library for this title.

Everyday examples and "hands-on" practice activities reinforce fundamental concepts that will be useful to students in their future careers and in their everyday life. Includes bibliographical references (pages 375-383) and index

by Linda Eberst Dorsten.

by Linda Eberst Dorsten.

Save up to 80% by choosing the eTextbook option for ISBN: 9781351259798, 1351259792. The print version of this textbook is ISBN: 9780815366157, 0815366159.

Just as important, such skill-sets and principles can be applied to everyday situations to make sense of the endless stream of claims and counterclaims confronted daily in print and electronic forms, including social media. Key features of this book include: Straightforward prose, including key concepts and tools.

L I B r a ry. Table of Contents. Findings from social science studies appear on broadcast news pro-grams, in magazines and newspapers, and on many Web sites and blogs. The terms may seem to be synonyms, but methodology is broader and envelops methods.

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Provides a foundation for understanding research findings in social sciences.

Designed to help students acquire basic skills in the methods of social science research, the second edition of Research Methods and Society contains numerous excerpts from professional journal articles, scholarly books, and popular press. The text uses a straightforward writing style to present essential information, without eliminating key concepts, tools, and their applications. Concrete, everyday examples and “hands-on” practice activities reinforce fundamental concepts that will be useful to students in their future careers and life. Topics are illustrated in ways that are student-centered, yet instructor-friendly.

Features and updates to this 2nd edition include:

Highlighted concepts and terms in each chapter -- In addition to a chapter-end list of key terms. These familiarize students with important content, and helps ensure they understand and retain it. Chapter summaries – Includes a section titled Your Review Sheet: Questions Discussed in This Chapter. Enables students to review the major themes presented in each chapter, and encourages them to reflect on the key points. Numerous “real-world” activities – Help students meet specific learning needs, such as evaluating excerpts from research articles, analyzing secondary data, and analyzing primary data from direct observation and other mini-projects Excerpts from professional journal articles and popular press readings – these are followed by questions, which guide learning on specific methods topics, and illustrates specific issues related to methodology typically employed by social scientists. Added and expanded discussion of Ethics, with special attention to chapters on direct methods of data collection, as well asnew discussions about online research. New secondary data tables and their discussions/applications.