Basics of Social Research: Qualitative and Quantitative Approaches (3rd Edition)

3.49 avg rating
( 79 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780205762613: Basics of Social Research: Qualitative and Quantitative Approaches (3rd Edition)
View all copies of this ISBN edition:
 
 

Preparing students to do research and understand what research can do.

 

Basics of Social Research helps students understand what research can and cannot do, become better consumers of research, and learn why properly conducted research is important.

 

This text teaches students to be better consumers of research results and understand how the research enterprise works, preparing them to conduct small research projects. Upon completing this text, students will gain an awareness of the capabilities and restrictions of research, and learn why properly conducted research is important. Using clear, accessible language and examples from real research, this text discusses both qualitative and quantitative approaches to social research, emphasizing the benefits of combining various approaches.

 

Learning Goals

Upon completing this book, readers should be able to:

  • Recognize that social research is simultaneously a very important enterprise and one that is not beyond you – you can understand it
  • Become better consumers and understand what research can and cannot do
  • Learn how to properly conducted research
  • Acquire a foundation for further learning about doing research and understand that this activity requires dedication, creativity, and mature judgment 

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

W. Lawrence Neuman James is professor of sociology and Asian Studies coordinator at University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. His M.A. and Ph.D. were earned at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.  He has authored seven books and published 35 articles and book chapters, which have appeared in Social Problems, Sociological Inquiry, Social Science Quarterly, American Sociological Review, Critical Asian Studies, Teaching Sociology, The Journal of Contemporary AsiaSociological Quarterly, and other journals . He is a former president of the Wisconsin Sociological Association. Neuman has received his university’s highest award for research, the Chancellor's Award for service to students with disabilities, as well as the the Wisconsin Sociological Association's Outstanding Service Award, and the College of Letters and Sciences awards for outstanding teaching, excellence in research, and outstanding service.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

International Edition
International Edition

1.

Lawrence W Neuman
Published by Pearson New International Edition (2013)
ISBN 10: 0205762611 ISBN 13: 9780205762613
New Softcover Quantity Available: 1
International Edition
Seller:
United College Bookstore (UCB) / KUL6632
(Springfield Gardens, NY, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Pearson New International Edition, 2013. Condition: Brand New. Pearson New International Edition. Softcover. This is a Brand New Textbook Wrapped MINT in the plastic. Ship from Multiple Locations, including Malaysia, Singapore, and Thailand. Shipping should take from 3-4 business days within US, Canada, UK, and other EU countries, 2-3 business days within Australia, Japan, and Singapore; for faster processing time, please choose to ship with Expedite. Thank you for looking! [0341PSBasSociReseNeuman3rd]. Seller Inventory # 978020576261388

More Information About This Seller | Contact this Seller

Buy New
US$ 41.47
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 10.00
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds
International Edition
International Edition

2.

Lawrence W Neuman
Published by Pearson New International Edition (2013)
ISBN 10: 0205762611 ISBN 13: 9780205762613
New Softcover Quantity Available: 1
International Edition
Seller:
CollegebookDirect Australia
(Melbourne, VIC, Australia)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Pearson New International Edition, 2013. Condition: Brand New. Pearson New International Edition. Softcover. This is a Brand New Textbook Wrapped MINT in the plastic. Ship from Multiple Locations, including Malaysia, Singapore, and Thailand. Shipping should take from 3-4 business days within US, Canada, UK, and other EU countries, 2-3 business days within Australia, Japan, and Singapore; for faster processing time, please choose to ship with Expedite. Thank you for looking! [0341PSBasSociReseNeuman3rd]. Seller Inventory # 978020576261388

More Information About This Seller | Contact this Seller

Buy New
US$ 51.47
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From Australia to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds
International Edition
International Edition

3.

International Edition
Published by International Edition
ISBN 10: 0205762611 ISBN 13: 9780205762613
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
International Edition
Seller:
Campustexxts
(Vicksburg, MI, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description International Edition. Paperback. Condition: New. International Edition. Very fast shipping. Receive your book in 2-7 business days if you checkout with expedited shipping. We take pride in our customer service, please contact us if you have any questions regarding the listing. Seller Inventory # in-us-9780205762613

More Information About This Seller | Contact this Seller

Buy New
US$ 58.33
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.50
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Neuman, W. Lawrence
Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0205762611 ISBN 13: 9780205762613
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller:
INDOO
(Avenel, NJ, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Prentice Hall. Condition: New. Brand New. Seller Inventory # 0205762611

More Information About This Seller | Contact this Seller

Buy New
US$ 142.05
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.60
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

W. Lawrence Neuman
Published by Pearson (2011)
ISBN 10: 0205762611 ISBN 13: 9780205762613
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Pearson, 2011. Paperback. Condition: New. 3. Seller Inventory # DADAX0205762611

More Information About This Seller | Contact this Seller

Buy New
US$ 188.90
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Neuman, W. Lawrence
Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0205762611 ISBN 13: 9780205762613
New Softcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Ohmsoft LLC
(Lake Forest, IL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Pearson. Condition: New. Paperback. Worldwide shipping. FREE fast shipping inside USA (express 2-3 day delivery also available). Tracking service included. Ships from United States of America. Seller Inventory # 0205762611

More Information About This Seller | Contact this Seller

Buy New
US$ 195.49
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Neuman, W. Lawrence
Published by Pearson (2011)
ISBN 10: 0205762611 ISBN 13: 9780205762613
New Paperback Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Pearson, 2011. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110205762611

More Information About This Seller | Contact this Seller

Buy New
US$ 208.81
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 1.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

W. Lawrence Neuman
Published by Pearson (2011)
ISBN 10: 0205762611 ISBN 13: 9780205762613
New Softcover Quantity Available: > 20
Seller:
Palexbooks
(Sanford, NC, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Pearson, 2011. Condition: New. Brand new! Please provide a physical shipping address. Seller Inventory # 9780205762613

More Information About This Seller | Contact this Seller

Buy New
US$ 208.79
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.00
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

9.

Neuman, Lawrence W.
Published by Allyn & Bacon (2011)
ISBN 10: 0205762611 ISBN 13: 9780205762613
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Revaluation Books
(Exeter, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Allyn & Bacon, 2011. Paperback. Condition: Brand New. 3rd edition. 426 pages. 9.50x7.25x0.75 inches. In Stock. Seller Inventory # 0205762611

More Information About This Seller | Contact this Seller

Buy New
US$ 279.35
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 8.31
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

10.

Neuman, W. Lawrence
Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0205762611 ISBN 13: 9780205762613
New PAPERBACK Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
SGS Trading Inc
(Franklin Lakes, NJ, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Pearson. PAPERBACK. Condition: New. 0205762611 New US Edition Textbook, Ships with Emailed Tracking from USA. Seller Inventory # Z0205762611ZN

More Information About This Seller | Contact this Seller

Buy New
US$ 286.63
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.89
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds