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Published: 03 December 2015

784 Pages | 55 colour line & 43 colour half tone


ISBN: 9780199689453

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Social Research Methods

Fifth Edition

Alan Bryman

  • An introductory one-stop reference for students and researchers that offers unrivalled coverage of both qualitative and quantitative methods
  • Guides students through the whole research process from formulating a research question to writing up their findings
  • Packed full of practical tips and advice to help students undertake their own dissertation and research while avoiding common pitfalls
  • Also available as an e-book with functionality, navigation features, and links that offer extra learning support

New to this Edition:

  • E-research has been integrated throughout the book, reflecting the fact that internet-based research methods can no longer be treated separately from the main research process
  • New sections on Big Data, Skype interviewing, computer assisted content analysis, and using mobile phones as a platform for surveys
  • A new 'Research in the News' feature demonstrates how social research informs the headlines and raises interesting methodological issues
  • New coverage of mixed mode surveys, experience and event sampling and thematic synthesis for systematic reviews

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