The SAGE Handbook of Innovation in Social Research Methods, Paperback / softback Book

The SAGE Handbook of Innovation in Social Research Methods Paperback / softback

Edited by Malcolm Williams, W. Paul Vogt

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Social research is a bourgeoning field. Of course it has many traditions and approaches, but there is a high premium upon thinking differently and thinking anew because social life is never static or wholly predictable. The Handbook, edited by internationally recognized scholars, provides a comprehensive, pitch-perfect critical assessment of the field. The main features of the Handbook are:Clear organization into 4 parts dealing with The Social Context of Research; Design and Data Collection; Integrating The Analysis of New Data Types; Sampling, Inference and MeasurementClear, cutting edge chapters on Objectivity; Causation; Organizing Social Research; Correspondence Analysis; Grounded Theory; Conversational Surveys; Mixed Methods; Meta-Analysis; Optimal Matching Analysis; GIS Analysis; Quantitative Narrative Analysis; Longitudinal Studies; SEM; MLM; Qualitative Comparative Analysis; Respondent Driven SamplingBrings together a glittering assembly of the key figures working in the field of research methodsDemonstrates the continuities and productive tensions between classical traditions and real world research. The result is a superbly organized text which will be required reading for anyone interested in the routes and future of social research. It is an unparalleled teaching resource and a 'must have' for serious social researchers.

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  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 664 pages
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Social research & statistics
  • ISBN: 9781446295830

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