Making Sense of the Social World: Methods of Investigation (Paperback)

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At the heart of this book is the authors' firm belief that understanding research methods is critical to being an informed citizen in our complex, past-paced social world. Now in its Fifth Edition, Making Sense of the Social World continues to help students achieve that understanding by providing a balanced treatment of qualitative and quantitative methods, integrating substantive examples and research techniques throughout. All essential elements of social research methods are covered, including validity, causation, experimental and quasi-experimental design, and techniques of analysis. Additionally, it is written in a less formal style to make concepts more accessible to students, and it includes wide-ranging, practical exercises drawn from every experience to help students get hands-on with the material. Not only do students find the book approachable and easy to digest, but they also enjoy it.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781483380612
ISBN-10: 1483380610
Publisher: Sage Publications, Inc
Publication Date: January 7th, 2015
Pages: 400
Language: English