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Published: 03 September 2021

432 Pages

8 x 10 inches

ISBN: 9780190853662

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Social Research Methods

Author Alan Bryman, Edward Bell, Jennifer Reck, and Jessica Fields

  • Encourages students to imagine themselves as researchers; foregrounding questions that motivate them to consider choices researchers make, how they make them, and what they mean
  • Each chapter includes a writing prompt called Portfolio Exercise that guides students through the steps of devising an individual research project. Each prompt directs them to think and write about their chosen research topic in relation to the chapter's concepts.
  • Pays equal attention to both qualitative and quantitative research methods
  • Mixed Methods in Action boxes throughout introduce examples of mixed methods research, emphasizing the ways qualitative and quantitative methods complement one another
  • Features examples from studies that employ an intersectional analysis, and engages meaningfully with discussions of race, class, gender, sexuality, and disability
  • The Oxford Learning Link (OLL) for Social Research Methods contains a variety of materials to aid in teaching: Instructor's Resource Manual, Test Banks, and Lecture Slides

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