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Fundamentals of Social Research

FUNDAMENTALS OF SOCIAL RESEARC H 5CE

Fundamentals of Social Research
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5
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2020-02-13
Copyright Year
2021
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0176895957
ISBN13
9780176895952
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Nelson Cengage Adapted
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The fifth Canadian edition of Fundamentals of Social Research provides students with a basis for understanding social scientific research methods within the contexts of their own research projects, published research they consume, and the social world around us. Introducing new Canadian author, Jason D. Edgerton, this fifth Canadian edition engages students by honing their facility for critical thinking, and provides them with essential knowledge, tools, and practical skills they will carry with them into their future academic and professional careers.
  • Greatly expanded and enhanced coverage of mixed methods, including a general introduction in chapter 1, and new Spotlight on Mixed Methods Boxes, found throughout the book.
  • Greatly expanded and enhanced coverage of mixed methods, including a general introduction in chapter 1, and new Spotlight on Mixed Methods Boxes, found throughout the book.
  • New coverage of ethics issues related to Internet-mediated research.
  • New coverage of ethics issues related to Internet-mediated research.
  • Expanded coverage of web-based experiments.
  • Expanded coverage of web-based experiments.
  • New coverage of network analysis.
  • New coverage of network analysis.
  • New discussion of big data.
  • New discussion of big data.
  • Updated examples of studies using focus group and oral history methods.
  • Updated examples of studies using focus group and oral history methods.
  • Enhanced discussion of key aspects of qualitative data analysis, including narrative analysis and discourse analysis, and a new section on deductive qualitative coding.
  • Enhanced discussion of key aspects of qualitative data analysis, including narrative analysis and discourse analysis, and a new section on deductive qualitative coding.
  • Applying Concepts in Everyday Life boxes help students see how the ideas they’re reading about actually apply to real research projects—as well as their own lives.
  • Applying Concepts in Everyday Life boxes help students see how the ideas they’re reading about actually apply to real research projects—as well as their own lives.
  • How to Do It boxes offer practical guidance in the application of concepts such as framing a hypothesis, identifying the unit of analysis, conducting an online survey, and reading and evaluating documents.
  • How to Do It boxes offer practical guidance in the application of concepts such as framing a hypothesis, identifying the unit of analysis, conducting an online survey, and reading and evaluating documents.
  • Continuity Projects found at the end of each chapter move students from thinking about selected topics in each chapter to applying them. These exercises put methods, concepts, principles, and techniques to work.
  • Continuity Projects found at the end of each chapter move students from thinking about selected topics in each chapter to applying them. These exercises put methods, concepts, principles, and techniques to work.
  • Where applicable, current Canadian data from the census and other data sources have been used. Likewise, many new examples of Canadian research are illustrated.
  • Where applicable, current Canadian data from the census and other data sources have been used. Likewise, many new examples of Canadian research are illustrated.
The fifth Canadian edition of Fundamentals of Social Research provides students with a basis for understanding social scientific research methods within the contexts of their own research projects, published research they consume, and the social world around us. Introducing new Canadian author, Jason D. Edgerton, this fifth Canadian edition engages students by honing their facility for critical thinking, and provides them with essential knowledge, tools, and practical skills they will carry with them into their future academic and professional careers.
  • Greatly expanded and enhanced coverage of mixed methods, including a general introduction in chapter 1, and new Spotlight on Mixed Methods Boxes, found throughout the book.
  • Greatly expanded and enhanced coverage of mixed methods, including a general introduction in chapter 1, and new Spotlight on Mixed Methods Boxes, found throughout the book.
  • New coverage of ethics issues related to Internet-mediated research.
  • New coverage of ethics issues related to Internet-mediated research.
  • Expanded coverage of web-based experiments.
  • Expanded coverage of web-based experiments.
  • New coverage of network analysis.
  • New coverage of network analysis.
  • New discussion of big data.
  • New discussion of big data.
  • Updated examples of studies using focus group and oral history methods.
  • Updated examples of studies using focus group and oral history methods.
  • Enhanced discussion of key aspects of qualitative data analysis, including narrative analysis and discourse analysis, and a new section on deductive qualitative coding.
  • Enhanced discussion of key aspects of qualitative data analysis, including narrative analysis and discourse analysis, and a new section on deductive qualitative coding.
  • Applying Concepts in Everyday Life boxes help students see how the ideas they’re reading about actually apply to real research projects—as well as their own lives.
  • Applying Concepts in Everyday Life boxes help students see how the ideas they’re reading about actually apply to real research projects—as well as their own lives.
  • How to Do It boxes offer practical guidance in the application of concepts such as framing a hypothesis, identifying the unit of analysis, conducting an online survey, and reading and evaluating documents.
  • How to Do It boxes offer practical guidance in the application of concepts such as framing a hypothesis, identifying the unit of analysis, conducting an online survey, and reading and evaluating documents.
  • Continuity Projects found at the end of each chapter move students from thinking about selected topics in each chapter to applying them. These exercises put methods, concepts, principles, and techniques to work.
  • Continuity Projects found at the end of each chapter move students from thinking about selected topics in each chapter to applying them. These exercises put methods, concepts, principles, and techniques to work.
  • Where applicable, current Canadian data from the census and other data sources have been used. Likewise, many new examples of Canadian research are illustrated.
  • Where applicable, current Canadian data from the census and other data sources have been used. Likewise, many new examples of Canadian research are illustrated.
The fifth Canadian edition of Fundamentals of Social Research provides students with a basis for understanding social scientific research methods within the contexts of their own research projects, published research they consume, and the social world around us. Introducing new Canadian author, Jason D. Edgerton, this fifth Canadian edition engages students by honing their facility for critical thinking, and provides them with essential knowledge, tools, and practical skills they will carry with them into their future academic and professional careers.
  • Greatly expanded and enhanced coverage of mixed methods, including a general introduction in chapter 1, and new Spotlight on Mixed Methods Boxes, found throughout the book.
  • Greatly expanded and enhanced coverage of mixed methods, including a general introduction in chapter 1, and new Spotlight on Mixed Methods Boxes, found throughout the book.
  • New coverage of ethics issues related to Internet-mediated research.
  • New coverage of ethics issues related to Internet-mediated research.
  • Expanded coverage of web-based experiments.
  • Expanded coverage of web-based experiments.
  • New coverage of network analysis.
  • New coverage of network analysis.
  • New discussion of big data.
  • New discussion of big data.
  • Updated examples of studies using focus group and oral history methods.
  • Updated examples of studies using focus group and oral history methods.
  • Enhanced discussion of key aspects of qualitative data analysis, including narrative analysis and discourse analysis, and a new section on deductive qualitative coding.
  • Enhanced discussion of key aspects of qualitative data analysis, including narrative analysis and discourse analysis, and a new section on deductive qualitative coding.
  • Applying Concepts in Everyday Life boxes help students see how the ideas they’re reading about actually apply to real research projects—as well as their own lives.
  • Applying Concepts in Everyday Life boxes help students see how the ideas they’re reading about actually apply to real research projects—as well as their own lives.
  • How to Do It boxes offer practical guidance in the application of concepts such as framing a hypothesis, identifying the unit of analysis, conducting an online survey, and reading and evaluating documents.
  • How to Do It boxes offer practical guidance in the application of concepts such as framing a hypothesis, identifying the unit of analysis, conducting an online survey, and reading and evaluating documents.
  • Continuity Projects found at the end of each chapter move students from thinking about selected topics in each chapter to applying them. These exercises put methods, concepts, principles, and techniques to work.
  • Continuity Projects found at the end of each chapter move students from thinking about selected topics in each chapter to applying them. These exercises put methods, concepts, principles, and techniques to work.
  • Where applicable, current Canadian data from the census and other data sources have been used. Likewise, many new examples of Canadian research are illustrated.
  • Where applicable, current Canadian data from the census and other data sources have been used. Likewise, many new examples of Canadian research are illustrated.
The fifth Canadian edition of Fundamentals of Social Research provides students with a basis for understanding social scientific research methods within the contexts of their own research projects, published research they consume, and the social world around us. Introducing new Canadian author, Jason D. Edgerton, this fifth Canadian edition engages students by honing their facility for critical thinking, and provides them with essential knowledge, tools, and practical skills they will carry with them into their future academic and professional careers.
  • Greatly expanded and enhanced coverage of mixed methods, including a general introduction in chapter 1, and new Spotlight on Mixed Methods Boxes, found throughout the book.
  • Greatly expanded and enhanced coverage of mixed methods, including a general introduction in chapter 1, and new Spotlight on Mixed Methods Boxes, found throughout the book.
  • New coverage of ethics issues related to Internet-mediated research.
  • New coverage of ethics issues related to Internet-mediated research.
  • Expanded coverage of web-based experiments.
  • Expanded coverage of web-based experiments.
  • New coverage of network analysis.
  • New coverage of network analysis.
  • New discussion of big data.
  • New discussion of big data.
  • Updated examples of studies using focus group and oral history methods.
  • Updated examples of studies using focus group and oral history methods.
  • Enhanced discussion of key aspects of qualitative data analysis, including narrative analysis and discourse analysis, and a new section on deductive qualitative coding.
  • Enhanced discussion of key aspects of qualitative data analysis, including narrative analysis and discourse analysis, and a new section on deductive qualitative coding.
  • Applying Concepts in Everyday Life boxes help students see how the ideas they’re reading about actually apply to real research projects—as well as their own lives.
  • Applying Concepts in Everyday Life boxes help students see how the ideas they’re reading about actually apply to real research projects—as well as their own lives.
  • How to Do It boxes offer practical guidance in the application of concepts such as framing a hypothesis, identifying the unit of analysis, conducting an online survey, and reading and evaluating documents.
  • How to Do It boxes offer practical guidance in the application of concepts such as framing a hypothesis, identifying the unit of analysis, conducting an online survey, and reading and evaluating documents.
  • Continuity Projects found at the end of each chapter move students from thinking about selected topics in each chapter to applying them. These exercises put methods, concepts, principles, and techniques to work.
  • Continuity Projects found at the end of each chapter move students from thinking about selected topics in each chapter to applying them. These exercises put methods, concepts, principles, and techniques to work.
  • Where applicable, current Canadian data from the census and other data sources have been used. Likewise, many new examples of Canadian research are illustrated.
  • Where applicable, current Canadian data from the census and other data sources have been used. Likewise, many new examples of Canadian research are illustrated.
  • Product Description
  • The fifth Canadian edition of Fundamentals of Social Research provides students with a basis for understanding social scientific research methods within the contexts of their own research projects, published research they consume, and the social world around us. Introducing new Canadian author, Jason D. Edgerton, this fifth Canadian edition engages students by honing their facility for critical thinking, and provides them with essential knowledge, tools, and practical skills they will carry with them into their future academic and professional careers.
    • Greatly expanded and enhanced coverage of mixed methods, including a general introduction in chapter 1, and new Spotlight on Mixed Methods Boxes, found throughout the book.
    • Greatly expanded and enhanced coverage of mixed methods, including a general introduction in chapter 1, and new Spotlight on Mixed Methods Boxes, found throughout the book.
    • New coverage of ethics issues related to Internet-mediated research.
    • New coverage of ethics issues related to Internet-mediated research.
    • Expanded coverage of web-based experiments.
    • Expanded coverage of web-based experiments.
    • New coverage of network analysis.
    • New coverage of network analysis.
    • New discussion of big data.
    • New discussion of big data.
    • Updated examples of studies using focus group and oral history methods.
    • Updated examples of studies using focus group and oral history methods.
    • Enhanced discussion of key aspects of qualitative data analysis, including narrative analysis and discourse analysis, and a new section on deductive qualitative coding.
    • Enhanced discussion of key aspects of qualitative data analysis, including narrative analysis and discourse analysis, and a new section on deductive qualitative coding.
    • Applying Concepts in Everyday Life boxes help students see how the ideas they’re reading about actually apply to real research projects—as well as their own lives.
    • Applying Concepts in Everyday Life boxes help students see how the ideas they’re reading about actually apply to real research projects—as well as their own lives.
    • How to Do It boxes offer practical guidance in the application of concepts such as framing a hypothesis, identifying the unit of analysis, conducting an online survey, and reading and evaluating documents.
    • How to Do It boxes offer practical guidance in the application of concepts such as framing a hypothesis, identifying the unit of analysis, conducting an online survey, and reading and evaluating documents.
    • Continuity Projects found at the end of each chapter move students from thinking about selected topics in each chapter to applying them. These exercises put methods, concepts, principles, and techniques to work.
    • Continuity Projects found at the end of each chapter move students from thinking about selected topics in each chapter to applying them. These exercises put methods, concepts, principles, and techniques to work.
    • Where applicable, current Canadian data from the census and other data sources have been used. Likewise, many new examples of Canadian research are illustrated.
    • Where applicable, current Canadian data from the census and other data sources have been used. Likewise, many new examples of Canadian research are illustrated.
  • Features
  • The fifth Canadian edition of Fundamentals of Social Research provides students with a basis for understanding social scientific research methods within the contexts of their own research projects, published research they consume, and the social world around us. Introducing new Canadian author, Jason D. Edgerton, this fifth Canadian edition engages students by honing their facility for critical thinking, and provides them with essential knowledge, tools, and practical skills they will carry with them into their future academic and professional careers.
    • Greatly expanded and enhanced coverage of mixed methods, including a general introduction in chapter 1, and new Spotlight on Mixed Methods Boxes, found throughout the book.
    • Greatly expanded and enhanced coverage of mixed methods, including a general introduction in chapter 1, and new Spotlight on Mixed Methods Boxes, found throughout the book.
    • New coverage of ethics issues related to Internet-mediated research.
    • New coverage of ethics issues related to Internet-mediated research.
    • Expanded coverage of web-based experiments.
    • Expanded coverage of web-based experiments.
    • New coverage of network analysis.
    • New coverage of network analysis.
    • New discussion of big data.
    • New discussion of big data.
    • Updated examples of studies using focus group and oral history methods.
    • Updated examples of studies using focus group and oral history methods.
    • Enhanced discussion of key aspects of qualitative data analysis, including narrative analysis and discourse analysis, and a new section on deductive qualitative coding.
    • Enhanced discussion of key aspects of qualitative data analysis, including narrative analysis and discourse analysis, and a new section on deductive qualitative coding.
    • Applying Concepts in Everyday Life boxes help students see how the ideas they’re reading about actually apply to real research projects—as well as their own lives.
    • Applying Concepts in Everyday Life boxes help students see how the ideas they’re reading about actually apply to real research projects—as well as their own lives.
    • How to Do It boxes offer practical guidance in the application of concepts such as framing a hypothesis, identifying the unit of analysis, conducting an online survey, and reading and evaluating documents.
    • How to Do It boxes offer practical guidance in the application of concepts such as framing a hypothesis, identifying the unit of analysis, conducting an online survey, and reading and evaluating documents.
    • Continuity Projects found at the end of each chapter move students from thinking about selected topics in each chapter to applying them. These exercises put methods, concepts, principles, and techniques to work.
    • Continuity Projects found at the end of each chapter move students from thinking about selected topics in each chapter to applying them. These exercises put methods, concepts, principles, and techniques to work.
    • Where applicable, current Canadian data from the census and other data sources have been used. Likewise, many new examples of Canadian research are illustrated.
    • Where applicable, current Canadian data from the census and other data sources have been used. Likewise, many new examples of Canadian research are illustrated.
  • About the Author
  • The fifth Canadian edition of Fundamentals of Social Research provides students with a basis for understanding social scientific research methods within the contexts of their own research projects, published research they consume, and the social world around us. Introducing new Canadian author, Jason D. Edgerton, this fifth Canadian edition engages students by honing their facility for critical thinking, and provides them with essential knowledge, tools, and practical skills they will carry with them into their future academic and professional careers.
    • Greatly expanded and enhanced coverage of mixed methods, including a general introduction in chapter 1, and new Spotlight on Mixed Methods Boxes, found throughout the book.
    • Greatly expanded and enhanced coverage of mixed methods, including a general introduction in chapter 1, and new Spotlight on Mixed Methods Boxes, found throughout the book.
    • New coverage of ethics issues related to Internet-mediated research.
    • New coverage of ethics issues related to Internet-mediated research.
    • Expanded coverage of web-based experiments.
    • Expanded coverage of web-based experiments.
    • New coverage of network analysis.
    • New coverage of network analysis.
    • New discussion of big data.
    • New discussion of big data.
    • Updated examples of studies using focus group and oral history methods.
    • Updated examples of studies using focus group and oral history methods.
    • Enhanced discussion of key aspects of qualitative data analysis, including narrative analysis and discourse analysis, and a new section on deductive qualitative coding.
    • Enhanced discussion of key aspects of qualitative data analysis, including narrative analysis and discourse analysis, and a new section on deductive qualitative coding.
    • Applying Concepts in Everyday Life boxes help students see how the ideas they’re reading about actually apply to real research projects—as well as their own lives.
    • Applying Concepts in Everyday Life boxes help students see how the ideas they’re reading about actually apply to real research projects—as well as their own lives.
    • How to Do It boxes offer practical guidance in the application of concepts such as framing a hypothesis, identifying the unit of analysis, conducting an online survey, and reading and evaluating documents.
    • How to Do It boxes offer practical guidance in the application of concepts such as framing a hypothesis, identifying the unit of analysis, conducting an online survey, and reading and evaluating documents.
    • Continuity Projects found at the end of each chapter move students from thinking about selected topics in each chapter to applying them. These exercises put methods, concepts, principles, and techniques to work.
    • Continuity Projects found at the end of each chapter move students from thinking about selected topics in each chapter to applying them. These exercises put methods, concepts, principles, and techniques to work.
    • Where applicable, current Canadian data from the census and other data sources have been used. Likewise, many new examples of Canadian research are illustrated.
    • Where applicable, current Canadian data from the census and other data sources have been used. Likewise, many new examples of Canadian research are illustrated.
  • Table of Contents
  • The fifth Canadian edition of Fundamentals of Social Research provides students with a basis for understanding social scientific research methods within the contexts of their own research projects, published research they consume, and the social world around us. Introducing new Canadian author, Jason D. Edgerton, this fifth Canadian edition engages students by honing their facility for critical thinking, and provides them with essential knowledge, tools, and practical skills they will carry with them into their future academic and professional careers.
    • Greatly expanded and enhanced coverage of mixed methods, including a general introduction in chapter 1, and new Spotlight on Mixed Methods Boxes, found throughout the book.
    • Greatly expanded and enhanced coverage of mixed methods, including a general introduction in chapter 1, and new Spotlight on Mixed Methods Boxes, found throughout the book.
    • New coverage of ethics issues related to Internet-mediated research.
    • New coverage of ethics issues related to Internet-mediated research.
    • Expanded coverage of web-based experiments.
    • Expanded coverage of web-based experiments.
    • New coverage of network analysis.
    • New coverage of network analysis.
    • New discussion of big data.
    • New discussion of big data.
    • Updated examples of studies using focus group and oral history methods.
    • Updated examples of studies using focus group and oral history methods.
    • Enhanced discussion of key aspects of qualitative data analysis, including narrative analysis and discourse analysis, and a new section on deductive qualitative coding.
    • Enhanced discussion of key aspects of qualitative data analysis, including narrative analysis and discourse analysis, and a new section on deductive qualitative coding.
    • Applying Concepts in Everyday Life boxes help students see how the ideas they’re reading about actually apply to real research projects—as well as their own lives.
    • Applying Concepts in Everyday Life boxes help students see how the ideas they’re reading about actually apply to real research projects—as well as their own lives.
    • How to Do It boxes offer practical guidance in the application of concepts such as framing a hypothesis, identifying the unit of analysis, conducting an online survey, and reading and evaluating documents.
    • How to Do It boxes offer practical guidance in the application of concepts such as framing a hypothesis, identifying the unit of analysis, conducting an online survey, and reading and evaluating documents.
    • Continuity Projects found at the end of each chapter move students from thinking about selected topics in each chapter to applying them. These exercises put methods, concepts, principles, and techniques to work.
    • Continuity Projects found at the end of each chapter move students from thinking about selected topics in each chapter to applying them. These exercises put methods, concepts, principles, and techniques to work.
    • Where applicable, current Canadian data from the census and other data sources have been used. Likewise, many new examples of Canadian research are illustrated.
    • Where applicable, current Canadian data from the census and other data sources have been used. Likewise, many new examples of Canadian research are illustrated.
 
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