Sociology Reference Guide: Research & Evaluation Methods, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1429834919
  • ISBN-13: 9781429834919
  • DDC: 301.01
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 103 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released September 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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The Sociology Reference Guide series is designed to provide a solid foundation for the research of various sociological topics. This volume ties together a valuable set of essays that overview the tools and methods used in research and evaluation. The essays ease into the matters of research by explaining the methods of data collection, the tools and theories used in the analysis of data, and the ethical implications involved in the process of empirical research.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Designing a Research Project.
2: Hypothesis Construction.
3: Field Data Collection.
4: Surveys in Sociology Research.
5: Sampling.
6: Experiments.
7: Reliability.
8: Qualitative Research Methods.
9: Quantitative & Qualitative Analysis.
10: Sociology & Probability Theory.
11: Variables in Sociological Research.
12: Confidence Intervals.
13: Correlation.
14: Analysis of Secondary Data.
15: Inferential Statistics.
16: Descriptive Statistics.
17: The Misuse of Statistics.
18: Research Ethics in Sociology.