Making Sense of the Social World

Making Sense of the Social World Methods of Investigation

Sixth edition

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The new Sixth Edition of Making Sense of the Social World continues to be an accessible and student-friendly introduction to the variety of social research methods, guiding readers to understand research in their roles as consumers and novice producers of social science.

Known for its concise, casual, and clear writing, its balanced treatment of quantitative and qualitative approaches, and its integrated approach to the fundamentals, the text covers all essential elements of social research methods including validity, causation, experimental and quasi-experimental design, and techniques of analysis.

The authors use a wide variety of examples from formal studies and everyday experiences to illustrate important principles and techniques.

Suitable reading for both novice researchers and more advanced students alike.

Book information

ISBN: 9781544326931
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Imprint: SAGE
Pub date:
Edition: Sixth edition
DEWEY: 300.723
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Weight: 814g
Height: 204mm
Width: 252mm
Spine width: 32mm