Basic Concepts: The Methodology of the Social Sciences
by Johann Mouton, H.C. Marais
Publisher: HSRC Press 1990
Number of pages: 287
Since its publication in 1988, this has been one of the leading methodology textbooks in South African tertiary education. It provides an introduction to the fundamental concept of social science research, and complements books on specific research methods and techniques.
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by Robert A. Hanneman, Mark Riddle - University of California, Riverside
The authors' goal in preparing this book is to provide a very basic introduction to the core ideas of social network analysis, and how these ideas are implemented in the methodologies that many social network analysts use.
by Robert Hanneman - Sage Publications, Inc
The book re-orients the way many social scientists build and work with theories, and it will prove of value to all practicing social science theorists. The author advocates computer simulation models to allow the formulation of more dynamic theories.
by M. Schonlau, R.D. Fricker, M.N. Elliott - Rand Publishing
Internet-based surveys, although still in their infancy, are becoming increasingly popular because they are believed to be faster, better, cheaper, and easier to conduct than surveys using more-traditional telephone or mail methods.
by Anol Bhattacherjee - University of South Florida
This book is designed to introduce doctoral and graduate students to the process of scientific research in the social sciences, education, public health, and related disciplines. It is a comprehensive and compact source for foundational concepts.