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The Fundamentals of Social Research, 4th Canadian Edition brings research methods to life for Canadian students. The text introduces students to techniques for testing the accuracy of different maps of social reality, in order to help them understand, appreciate and manage the social world that surrounds us. A lively narrative and pedagogy engages students, while building conceptual foundations, methodologies, and practical skills that provide a critical understanding of why social research matters in their academic and future professional careers.

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Author: Earl R. Babbie
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Release: 2016-11-14
File: 576 Pages
ISBN-13: 017657011X

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This Second Canadian Edition is authored by best-selling authors, researchers and teachers Earl Babbie and Lucia Benaquisto. This outstanding author team makes abstract theory understandable with humour and down-to-earth examples. Canadian examples and Canadian social science research make the text even more relevant to students. This textbook is for a one semester course in research methods. The adaptation is unique because it has added chapters unique to Canada and integrates methods based on feedback for more comprehensive coverage. There is more material on ethics and qualitative research in Canada. There is also coverage of a more advanced topic, "the elaboration model." This book is also unique in the Canadian market because of its rich ancillary package.

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Genre: Social sciences
Author: Earl R. Babbie
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Release: 2009-03-02
File: 526 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780176414542

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Researchers are continually challenged to find different ways of investigating political, economic and social issues in Africa. This book describes social research methods and applications within African contexts. It features examples of social research conducted in various African countries.

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Genre: Social sciences
Author: Claire Bless
Publisher: Juta and Company Ltd
Release: 2006
File: 190 Pages
ISBN-13: 0702171948

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The gold standard for research methods for the social sciences, Babbie/Benaquisto?s Fundamentals of Social Research has introduced over 20,000 social science students to the subject. A straightforward, engaging, and student-friendly introduction to research methods for social sciences, Fundamentals of Social Research continues to be the essential guide to the conceptual foundations, methodologies, and practical skills necessary to undertake successful social research. This textbook offers a seamless combination of Earl Babbie?s student-friendly approach with Lucia Benaquisto?s Canadian examples and strong coverage of research ethics. The text features humour and clear, down-to-earth explanations that make abstract theory understandable to undergraduates.

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Genre: Social sciences
Author: Earl R. Babbie
Publisher:
Release: 2013-03-20
File: 544 Pages
ISBN-13: 0176662472

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Earl Babbie, best-selling author in the field, is joined by Lucia Benaquisto, experienced researcher and teacher for The Basics of Social Research, First Canadian Edition. This outstanding author team makes abstract theory understandable with humour and down-to-earth examples. Canadian examples and Canadian social science research make the text even more relevant to students. This textbook is for a one semester course in research methods. The adaptation is unique because it took the American edition but added unique chapters and methods based on the reviewers? desire for comprehensive coverage. There is more material on ethics and qualitative research in the Canadian edition. There is also coverage of a more advanced topic, the elaboration model. This adaptation is also uniquein the Canadian market because of its rich ancillary package.

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Genre: Social sciences
Author: Earl R. Babbie
Publisher: Scarborough, ON : Nelson Thomson Learning
Release: 2002
File: 514 Pages
ISBN-13: 0176168389

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Designed to help students develop skills in evaluating research and conducting studies, this brief version of Rafael J. Engel and Russell K. Schutt’s popular, The Practice of Research in Social Work, makes principles of evidence-based practice come alive through illustrations of actual social work research. With integration of the CSWE Competencies, the text addresses issues and concerns common to the discipline and encourages students to address diversity and ethics when planning and evaluating research studies. The Second Edition includes a focus on qualitative research, a new chapter on research ethics, new sections on mixed methods research and community-based participatory research, and more.

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Genre: Social Science
Author: Rafael J. Engel
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Release: 2014-01-14
File: 400 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781483352084

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Revised and updated in its sixth edition, Social Research: Approaches and Fundamentals is a rigorous yet clear and engaging introduction to research methods. Covering all of the fundamentals in a straightforward, student-friendly manner, it is ideal for undergraduate- and graduate-level courses across the social sciences and also serves as an indispensable guide for researchers. Striking a balance between specific techniques and the underlying logic of scientific inquiry, this book provides a lucid treatment of the four major approaches to research: experimentation, survey research, field research, and the use of available data. Richly developed examples of empirical research and an emphasis on the research process enable students to better understand the real-world application of research methods. The authors also offer a unique chapter (13) advocating a multiple-methods strategy.New to this editionUpdated references and research examples throughoutUpdated data in tables and figuresImproved clarity and flow of chaptersNew sections and sub-sections on topics such as "Big Data" and "Publishing a Research Paper"

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Genre: Social sciences
Author: Bruce C. Straits
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Release: 2017-12
File: 596 Pages
ISBN-13: 019063510X

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The fifth Canadian edition of Fundamentals of Social Research provides students with a basis for understanding social scientific research methods within the contexts of their own research projects, published research they consume, and the social world around us. Introducing new Canadian author, Jason D. Edgerton, this fifth Canadian edition engages students by honing their facility for critical thinking, and provides them with essential knowledge, tools, and practical skills they will carry with them into their future academic and professional careers.

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Author: Earl Babbie
Publisher:
Release: 2020-02-14
File: 544 Pages
ISBN-13: 0176895957

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Choosing a research method can be bewildering. How can you be sure which methodology is appropriate, or whether your chosen combination of methods is consistent with the theoretical perspective you want to take? This book links methodology and theory with great clarity and precision, showing students and researchers how to navigate the maze of conflicting terminology. The major epistemological stances and theoretical perspectives that colour and shape current social research are detailed and the author reveals the philosophical origins of these schools of inquiry and shows how various disciplines contribute to the practice of social research as it is known today. Available with Perusall—an eBook that makes it easier to prepare for class Perusall is an award-winning eBook platform featuring social annotation tools that allow students and instructors to collaboratively mark up and discuss their SAGE textbook. Backed by research and supported by technological innovations developed at Harvard University, this process of learning through collaborative annotation keeps your students engaged and makes teaching easier and more effective. Learn more.

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Genre: Social Science
Author: Michael Crotty
Publisher: SAGE
Release: 1998-08-26
File: 256 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781446283134

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Release: 2015
File: Pages
ISBN-13: OCLC:1091226930

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