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Title: THE SAGE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF SOCIAL SCIENCE RESEARCH METHODS
By: Michael S. Lewis-Beck, Alan Bryman, Tim F. (Futing) Liao
Format: Electronic book text

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ISBN 10: 1452261458
ISBN 13: 9781452261454
Publisher: SAGE PUBLICATIONS INC EBOOKS
Pub. date: 1 December, 2003
Pages: 1528
Description: The unique SAGE Encyclopedia of Social Science Research Methods provides readers with an all-encompassing education in the ways of the social science researcher. Written in an accessible style entries do not require any advanced knowledge or experience to understand the purposes and basic principles of any of the methods described.This encyclopedia features two major types of entries: definitions, consisting of a paragraph or two, which provide a quick explanation of a methodological term; and topical treatments or essays, discussing the nature, history, application/example and implication of using a certain method. It also includes suggested readings and references for future study.
Synopsis: 'Appreciative users of this volume will be students, faculty, and researchers in academic, special, and large public libraries, for whom it is recommended' - Library Journal'The compilers of this impressive, unique work claim it "brings together, in one place, authoritative essays on virtually all social science methods topics, both quantitative and qualitative" - a claim examination supports. More than 400 contributors from the US and abroad present approximately 1,000 comprehensive, in-depth, well-referenced entries that vary in length from 50 to 2,500 words. The attractively designed and produced volumes, 1,351 total pages, consist of easily legible text and figures, the front matter occupying 46 pages and the index 40.... This defining work will be valuable to readers and researchers in social sciences and humanities at all academic levels. As a teaching resource it will be useful to instructors and students alike and will become a standard reference source. Essential for general and academic collections' - ChoiceSAGE Reference is proud to announce The SAGE Encyclopedia of Social Science Research Methods, a three-volume resource that is a first of its kind, developed by the leading publisher of social science research methods books and journals. This unique multi-volume reference set offers readers an all-encompassing education in the ways of social science researchers. Written to be accessible to general readers, entries do not require any advanced knowledge or experience to understand the purposes and basic principles of any of the methods.The Encyclopedia features two major types of entries: definitions, consisting of a paragraph or two, which provide a quick explanation of a methodological term; and topical treatments or essays, discussing the nature, history, application/example and implication of using a certain method. Also included are suggested readings and references for future study.To help provide a more complete explanation than is often achieved within the scope of a single article, key terms and concepts appear in small capital letters to refer readers to related terms explained elsewhere.In addition to epistemological issues that influence the nature of research questions and assumptions, The SAGE Encyclopedia of Social Science Research Methods tackles topics not normally viewed as part of social science research methodology, from philosophical issues such as poststructuralism to advanced statistical techniques. In covering the full range of qualitative and quantitative data analyses, this key reference offers an integrated approach that allows the reader to choose the most appropriate and robust techniques to apply to each situation.Many entries treat traditional topics in a novel way, stimulating both interest and new perspectives. One example is the entry Econometrics, by Professor Damodar Gujarati. Following a process which many educators preach but seldom practice, Gujarati walks the reader twice through the research process from economic theory to data and models to analysis, once in principle and a second time with an example. In using the ordinary process of economic research to achieve an extraordinary impact, he leaves the reader thinking not only about methods and models but also the fundamental purpose of econometrics.Topics Covered:- Analysis of Variance - Association and Correlation - Basic Qualitative Research - Basic Statistics - Causal Modeling (Structural Equations) - Discourse/Conversation Analysis - Econometrics - Epistemology - Ethnography - Evaluation - Event History Analysis - Experimental Design - Factor Analysis and Related Techniques - Feminist Methodology - Generalized Linear Models - Historical/Comparative - Interviewing in Qualitative Research - Latent Variable Model - Life History/Biography - Loglinear Models (Categorical Dependent Variables) - Longitudinal Analysis - Mathematics and Formal Models - Measurement Level - Measurement Testing and Classification - Multiple Regression - Multilevel Analysis - Qualitative Data Analysis - Sampling in Surveys - Sampling in Qualitative Research - Scaling - Significance Testing - Simple Regression - Survey Design - Time Series Key Features:- Over 900 entries arranged A to Z Each entry is written by a leading authority in the field, covering both quantitative and qualitative methods - Covers all disciplines within the social sciences - Contains both concise definitions and in-depth essays - Three volumes and more than 1500 pages
Publication: US
Imprint: SAGE Publications Inc
Prizes: Winner of RUSA 2004 Outstanding Reference Source. Winner of CHOICE 2004 Outstanding Academic Title.
Returns: Non-returnable
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ALTERNATIVES TO COGNITION
ANALYZING QUALITATIVE DATA
ANALYZING QUALITATIVE DATA
ANALYZING QUALITATIVE DATA
ANALYZING QUALITATIVE DATA
ANALYZING QUALITATIVE DATA (HB)
ANALYZING QUALITATIVE DATA (PB)
APPLIED REGRESSION
APPLIED REGRESSION (PB)
APPLIED REGRESSION (PB)
BIOGRAPHICAL RESEARCH (PB)
BUSINESS RESEARCH METHODS (PB)
BUSINESS RESEARCH METHODS (PB)
DATA ANALYSIS
DATA ANALYSIS (PB)
DECISION MAKING PROCESSES IN COMMUNITY TRANSPORT ORGANIZATION (PB)
DEFINING 'QUALITY' IN SOCIAL POLICY RESEARCH (PB)
DISNEY & HIS WORLDS
DISNEY & HIS WORLDS
DISNEY & HIS WORLDS
DISNEY & HIS WORLDS
DISNEY & HIS WORLDS (HB)
DISNEY & HIS WORLDS (PB)
DISNEY AND HIS WORLDS
DOING RESEARCH IN ORGANIZATIONS
DOING RESEARCH IN ORGANIZATIONS
DOING RESEARCH IN ORGANIZATIONS
DOING RESEARCH IN ORGANIZATIONS (HB)
DOING RESEARCH IN ORGANIZATIONS (PB)
ELECTORAL RULES AND ELECTORAL BEHAVIOUR (HB)
ETHNOGRAPHY (HB)
FRENCH PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS
FRENCH PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS (HB)
HANDBOOK OF DATA ANALYSIS
HANDBOOK OF DATA ANALYSIS
HANDBOOK OF DATA ANALYSIS (HB)
HANDBOOK OF DATA ANALYSIS (PB)
INTERPRETING PROBABILITY MODELS
LATIN AMERICAN ELECTIONS (HB)
LEADERSHIP AND ORGANIZATIONS
LEADERSHIP AND ORGANIZATIONS
LEADERSHIP AND ORGANIZATIONS
LEADERSHIP AND ORGANIZATIONS (HB)
LEADERSHIP AND ORGANIZATIONS (PB)
MEDIATING SOCIAL SCIENCE (HB)
MEDIATING SOCIAL SCIENCE (PB)
MIXED METHODS (HB)
MONEY, TRADE AND ECONOMIC GROWTH (COLLECTED WORKS OF HARRY JOHNSON)
OPEN COURT READING, LITTLE BOOK 2: SHADOWS, GRADE K (HB)
ORGANIZATIONAL INNOVATION AMONG BUS COMPANIES IN AN ERA OF PUBLIC TRANSPORT (PB)
POSTMODERNISM AND SOCIAL RESEARCH (HB)
POSTMODERNISM AND SOCIAL RESEARCH (PB)
QUALITATIVE DATA ANALYSIS
QUALITATIVE DATA ANALYSIS: EXPLORATIONS WITH NVIVO (HB)
QUALITATIVE RESEARCH (HB)
QUALITATIVE RESEARCH 2 (HB)
QUANTITATIVE DATA ANALYSIS WITH IBM SPSS 17, 18 & 19
QUANTITATIVE DATA ANALYSIS WITH IBM SPSS 17, 18 & 19
QUANTITATIVE DATA ANALYSIS WITH IBM SPSS 17, 18 & 19
QUANTITATIVE DATA ANALYSIS WITH IBM SPSS 17, 18 & 19
QUANTITATIVE DATA ANALYSIS WITH IBM SPSS 17, 18 & 19
QUANTITATIVE DATA ANALYSIS WITH IBM SPSS 17, 18 & 19 (HB)
QUANTITATIVE DATA ANALYSIS WITH IBM SPSS 17, 18 & 19 (PB)
QUANTITATIVE DATA ANALYSIS WITH MINITAB
QUANTITATIVE DATA ANALYSIS WITH MINITAB
QUANTITATIVE DATA ANALYSIS WITH MINITAB
QUANTITATIVE DATA ANALYSIS WITH MINITAB
QUANTITATIVE DATA ANALYSIS WITH MINITAB (PB)
QUANTITATIVE DATA ANALYSIS WITH SPSS 12 AND 13
QUANTITATIVE DATA ANALYSIS WITH SPSS 12 AND 13
QUANTITATIVE DATA ANALYSIS WITH SPSS 12 AND 13
QUANTITATIVE DATA ANALYSIS WITH SPSS 12 AND 13
QUANTITATIVE DATA ANALYSIS WITH SPSS 12 AND 13
QUANTITATIVE DATA ANALYSIS WITH SPSS 12 AND 13
QUANTITATIVE DATA ANALYSIS WITH SPSS 12 AND 13 (HB)
QUANTITATIVE DATA ANALYSIS WITH SPSS 12 AND 13 (PB)
QUANTITATIVE DATA ANALYSIS WITH SPSS FOR WINDOWS (HB)
QUANTITATIVE DATA ANALYSIS WITH SPSS FOR WINDOWS (PB)
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QUANTITY AND QUALITY IN SOCIAL RESEARCH
QUANTITY AND QUALITY IN SOCIAL RESEARCH
QUANTITY AND QUALITY IN SOCIAL RESEARCH
QUANTITY AND QUALITY IN SOCIAL RESEARCH
QUANTITY AND QUALITY IN SOCIAL RESEARCH (HB)
QUANTITY AND QUALITY IN SOCIAL RESEARCH (PB)
QUANTITY AND QUALITY IN SOCIAL RESEARCH (PB)
RESEARCH METHODOLOGY (PB)
RESEARCH METHODS AND ORGANIZATION STUDIES
RESEARCH METHODS AND ORGANIZATION STUDIES
RESEARCH METHODS AND ORGANIZATION STUDIES
RESEARCH METHODS AND ORGANIZATION STUDIES
RESEARCH METHODS AND ORGANIZATION STUDIES
RESEARCH METHODS AND ORGANIZATION STUDIES (HB)
RESEARCH METHODS AND ORGANIZATION STUDIES (PB)
RETHINKING THE LIFE CYCLE (PB)
SOCIAL RESEARCH METHODS (PB)
SOCIAL RESEARCH METHODS (PB)
SOCIAL SCIENTISTS MEET THE MEDIA
SOCIAL SCIENTISTS MEET THE MEDIA
SOCIAL SCIENTISTS MEET THE MEDIA
SOCIAL SCIENTISTS MEET THE MEDIA
SOCIAL SCIENTISTS MEET THE MEDIA (HB)
SOCIAL SCIENTISTS MEET THE MEDIA (PB)
SOCIOLOGICAL METHODOLOGY (HB)
SOCIOLOGICAL METHODOLOGY (HB)
STRESS AND COPING
THE AMERICAN VOTER REVISITED (PB)
THE DISNEYIZATION OF SOCIETY
THE DISNEYIZATION OF SOCIETY
THE DISNEYIZATION OF SOCIETY (HB)
THE DISNEYIZATION OF SOCIETY (PB)
THE PSYCHIATRIST IN THE COURTROOM
THE SAGE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF SOCIAL SCIENCE RESEARCH METHODS
THE SAGE HANDBOOK OF ELECTORAL BEHAVIOUR
THE SAGE HANDBOOK OF ELECTORAL BEHAVIOUR
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THE SAGE HANDBOOK OF LEADERSHIP
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UNDERSTANDING RESEARCH FOR SOCIAL POLICY AND PRACTICE (HB)
UNDERSTANDING RESEARCH FOR SOCIAL POLICY AND PRACTICE (PB)
UNDERSTANDING RESEARCH FOR SOCIAL POLICY AND SOCIAL WORK (HB)
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