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PAC MT PRACTICE OF SOCIAL RESE ARCH

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15
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2020-04-01
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2021
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035736080X
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Wadsworth Publishing
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MindTap for Babbie's The Practice of Social Research, 15th Edition, helps you learn on your terms. INSTANT ACCESS IN YOUR POCKET. Take advantage of the Cengage Mobile App to learn on your terms. Read or listen to textbooks and study with the aid of instructor notifications, flashcards and practice quizzes. MINDTAP HELPS YOU CREATE YOUR OWN POTENTIAL. GEAR UP FOR ULTIMATE SUCCESS. Track your scores and stay motivated toward your goals. Whether you have more work to do or are ahead of the curve, you'll know where you need to focus your efforts. And the MindTap Green Dot will charge your confidence along the way. MINDTAP HELPS YOU OWN YOUR PROGRESS. MAKE YOUR TEXTBOOK YOURS. No one knows what works for you better than you. Highlight key text, add notes and create custom flashcards. When it's time to study, everything you've flagged or noted can be gathered into a guide you can organize.
  • MindTap is an outcome-driven application that propels students from memorization to mastery. It's the only platform that gives you complete ownership of your course. With it, you can challenge every student, build their confidence and empower them to be unstoppable.
  • ACCESS EVERYTHING YOU NEED IN ONE PLACE. Cut down on prep with preloaded, organized course materials in MindTap. Teach more efficiently with interactive multimedia, assignments, quizzes and more. And give your students the power to read, listen and study on their phones, so they can learn on their terms.
  • EMPOWER YOUR STUDENTS TO REACH THEIR POTENTIAL. Twelve distinct metrics give you actionable insights into student engagement. Identify topics troubling your entire class and instantly communicate with struggling students. Students can track their scores to stay motivated toward their goals. Together, you can accelerate progress.
  • YOUR COURSE. YOUR CONTENT. Only MindTap gives you complete control over your course. You have the flexibility to reorder textbook chapters, add your own notes and embed a variety of content including OER. Personalize course content to your students' needs. They can even read your notes, add their own and highlight key text to aid their progress.
  • A DEDICATED TEAM, WHENEVER YOU NEED THEM. MindTap isn't just a tool; it's backed by a personalized team eager to support you. Get help setting up your course and tailoring it to your specific objectives. You'll be ready to make an impact from day one. And, we'll be right here to help you and your students throughout the semester -- and beyond.
  • Part I: AN INTRODUCTION TO INQUIRY.
  • 1. Human Inquiry and Science.
  • 2. Paradigms, Theory, and Social Research.
  • 3. The Ethics and Politics of Social Research.
  • Part II: THE STRUCTURING OF INQUIRY: QUANTITATIVE AND QUALITATIVE.
  • 4. Research Design.
  • 5. Conceptualization, Operationalization, and Measurement.
  • 6. Indexes, Scales, and Typologies.
  • 7. The Logic of Sampling.
  • Part III: MODES OF OPERATION: QUANTITATIVE AND QUALITATIVE.
  • 8. Experiments.
  • 9. Survey Research.
  • 10. Qualitative Field Research.
  • 11. Unobtrusive Research.
  • 12. Evaluation Research.
  • Part IV: ANALYSIS OF DATA: QUANTITATIVE AND QUALITATIVE.
  • 13. Qualitative Data Analysis.
  • 14. Quantitative Data Analysis.
  • 15. The Logic of Multivariate Analysis.
  • 16. Statistical Analyses.
  • 17. Reading and Writing Social Research.
  • APPENDICES.
  • A. Using the Library.
  • B. GSS Household Enumeration Questionnaire.
  • C. Random Numbers.
  • D. Distribution of Chi Square.
  • E. Normal Curve Areas.
  • F. Estimated Sampling Error.
  • Preface.
  • Acknowledgments.
MindTap for Babbie's The Practice of Social Research, 15th Edition, helps you learn on your terms. INSTANT ACCESS IN YOUR POCKET. Take advantage of the Cengage Mobile App to learn on your terms. Read or listen to textbooks and study with the aid of instructor notifications, flashcards and practice quizzes. MINDTAP HELPS YOU CREATE YOUR OWN POTENTIAL. GEAR UP FOR ULTIMATE SUCCESS. Track your scores and stay motivated toward your goals. Whether you have more work to do or are ahead of the curve, you'll know where you need to focus your efforts. And the MindTap Green Dot will charge your confidence along the way. MINDTAP HELPS YOU OWN YOUR PROGRESS. MAKE YOUR TEXTBOOK YOURS. No one knows what works for you better than you. Highlight key text, add notes and create custom flashcards. When it's time to study, everything you've flagged or noted can be gathered into a guide you can organize.
  • MindTap is an outcome-driven application that propels students from memorization to mastery. It's the only platform that gives you complete ownership of your course. With it, you can challenge every student, build their confidence and empower them to be unstoppable.
  • ACCESS EVERYTHING YOU NEED IN ONE PLACE. Cut down on prep with preloaded, organized course materials in MindTap. Teach more efficiently with interactive multimedia, assignments, quizzes and more. And give your students the power to read, listen and study on their phones, so they can learn on their terms.
  • EMPOWER YOUR STUDENTS TO REACH THEIR POTENTIAL. Twelve distinct metrics give you actionable insights into student engagement. Identify topics troubling your entire class and instantly communicate with struggling students. Students can track their scores to stay motivated toward their goals. Together, you can accelerate progress.
  • YOUR COURSE. YOUR CONTENT. Only MindTap gives you complete control over your course. You have the flexibility to reorder textbook chapters, add your own notes and embed a variety of content including OER. Personalize course content to your students' needs. They can even read your notes, add their own and highlight key text to aid their progress.
  • A DEDICATED TEAM, WHENEVER YOU NEED THEM. MindTap isn't just a tool; it's backed by a personalized team eager to support you. Get help setting up your course and tailoring it to your specific objectives. You'll be ready to make an impact from day one. And, we'll be right here to help you and your students throughout the semester -- and beyond.
  • Part I: AN INTRODUCTION TO INQUIRY.
  • 1. Human Inquiry and Science.
  • 2. Paradigms, Theory, and Social Research.
  • 3. The Ethics and Politics of Social Research.
  • Part II: THE STRUCTURING OF INQUIRY: QUANTITATIVE AND QUALITATIVE.
  • 4. Research Design.
  • 5. Conceptualization, Operationalization, and Measurement.
  • 6. Indexes, Scales, and Typologies.
  • 7. The Logic of Sampling.
  • Part III: MODES OF OPERATION: QUANTITATIVE AND QUALITATIVE.
  • 8. Experiments.
  • 9. Survey Research.
  • 10. Qualitative Field Research.
  • 11. Unobtrusive Research.
  • 12. Evaluation Research.
  • Part IV: ANALYSIS OF DATA: QUANTITATIVE AND QUALITATIVE.
  • 13. Qualitative Data Analysis.
  • 14. Quantitative Data Analysis.
  • 15. The Logic of Multivariate Analysis.
  • 16. Statistical Analyses.
  • 17. Reading and Writing Social Research.
  • APPENDICES.
  • A. Using the Library.
  • B. GSS Household Enumeration Questionnaire.
  • C. Random Numbers.
  • D. Distribution of Chi Square.
  • E. Normal Curve Areas.
  • F. Estimated Sampling Error.
  • Preface.
  • Acknowledgments.
MindTap for Babbie's The Practice of Social Research, 15th Edition, helps you learn on your terms. INSTANT ACCESS IN YOUR POCKET. Take advantage of the Cengage Mobile App to learn on your terms. Read or listen to textbooks and study with the aid of instructor notifications, flashcards and practice quizzes. MINDTAP HELPS YOU CREATE YOUR OWN POTENTIAL. GEAR UP FOR ULTIMATE SUCCESS. Track your scores and stay motivated toward your goals. Whether you have more work to do or are ahead of the curve, you'll know where you need to focus your efforts. And the MindTap Green Dot will charge your confidence along the way. MINDTAP HELPS YOU OWN YOUR PROGRESS. MAKE YOUR TEXTBOOK YOURS. No one knows what works for you better than you. Highlight key text, add notes and create custom flashcards. When it's time to study, everything you've flagged or noted can be gathered into a guide you can organize.
  • MindTap is an outcome-driven application that propels students from memorization to mastery. It's the only platform that gives you complete ownership of your course. With it, you can challenge every student, build their confidence and empower them to be unstoppable.
  • ACCESS EVERYTHING YOU NEED IN ONE PLACE. Cut down on prep with preloaded, organized course materials in MindTap. Teach more efficiently with interactive multimedia, assignments, quizzes and more. And give your students the power to read, listen and study on their phones, so they can learn on their terms.
  • EMPOWER YOUR STUDENTS TO REACH THEIR POTENTIAL. Twelve distinct metrics give you actionable insights into student engagement. Identify topics troubling your entire class and instantly communicate with struggling students. Students can track their scores to stay motivated toward their goals. Together, you can accelerate progress.
  • YOUR COURSE. YOUR CONTENT. Only MindTap gives you complete control over your course. You have the flexibility to reorder textbook chapters, add your own notes and embed a variety of content including OER. Personalize course content to your students' needs. They can even read your notes, add their own and highlight key text to aid their progress.
  • A DEDICATED TEAM, WHENEVER YOU NEED THEM. MindTap isn't just a tool; it's backed by a personalized team eager to support you. Get help setting up your course and tailoring it to your specific objectives. You'll be ready to make an impact from day one. And, we'll be right here to help you and your students throughout the semester -- and beyond.
  • Part I: AN INTRODUCTION TO INQUIRY.
  • 1. Human Inquiry and Science.
  • 2. Paradigms, Theory, and Social Research.
  • 3. The Ethics and Politics of Social Research.
  • Part II: THE STRUCTURING OF INQUIRY: QUANTITATIVE AND QUALITATIVE.
  • 4. Research Design.
  • 5. Conceptualization, Operationalization, and Measurement.
  • 6. Indexes, Scales, and Typologies.
  • 7. The Logic of Sampling.
  • Part III: MODES OF OPERATION: QUANTITATIVE AND QUALITATIVE.
  • 8. Experiments.
  • 9. Survey Research.
  • 10. Qualitative Field Research.
  • 11. Unobtrusive Research.
  • 12. Evaluation Research.
  • Part IV: ANALYSIS OF DATA: QUANTITATIVE AND QUALITATIVE.
  • 13. Qualitative Data Analysis.
  • 14. Quantitative Data Analysis.
  • 15. The Logic of Multivariate Analysis.
  • 16. Statistical Analyses.
  • 17. Reading and Writing Social Research.
  • APPENDICES.
  • A. Using the Library.
  • B. GSS Household Enumeration Questionnaire.
  • C. Random Numbers.
  • D. Distribution of Chi Square.
  • E. Normal Curve Areas.
  • F. Estimated Sampling Error.
  • Preface.
  • Acknowledgments.
MindTap for Babbie's The Practice of Social Research, 15th Edition, helps you learn on your terms. INSTANT ACCESS IN YOUR POCKET. Take advantage of the Cengage Mobile App to learn on your terms. Read or listen to textbooks and study with the aid of instructor notifications, flashcards and practice quizzes. MINDTAP HELPS YOU CREATE YOUR OWN POTENTIAL. GEAR UP FOR ULTIMATE SUCCESS. Track your scores and stay motivated toward your goals. Whether you have more work to do or are ahead of the curve, you'll know where you need to focus your efforts. And the MindTap Green Dot will charge your confidence along the way. MINDTAP HELPS YOU OWN YOUR PROGRESS. MAKE YOUR TEXTBOOK YOURS. No one knows what works for you better than you. Highlight key text, add notes and create custom flashcards. When it's time to study, everything you've flagged or noted can be gathered into a guide you can organize.
  • MindTap is an outcome-driven application that propels students from memorization to mastery. It's the only platform that gives you complete ownership of your course. With it, you can challenge every student, build their confidence and empower them to be unstoppable.
  • ACCESS EVERYTHING YOU NEED IN ONE PLACE. Cut down on prep with preloaded, organized course materials in MindTap. Teach more efficiently with interactive multimedia, assignments, quizzes and more. And give your students the power to read, listen and study on their phones, so they can learn on their terms.
  • EMPOWER YOUR STUDENTS TO REACH THEIR POTENTIAL. Twelve distinct metrics give you actionable insights into student engagement. Identify topics troubling your entire class and instantly communicate with struggling students. Students can track their scores to stay motivated toward their goals. Together, you can accelerate progress.
  • YOUR COURSE. YOUR CONTENT. Only MindTap gives you complete control over your course. You have the flexibility to reorder textbook chapters, add your own notes and embed a variety of content including OER. Personalize course content to your students' needs. They can even read your notes, add their own and highlight key text to aid their progress.
  • A DEDICATED TEAM, WHENEVER YOU NEED THEM. MindTap isn't just a tool; it's backed by a personalized team eager to support you. Get help setting up your course and tailoring it to your specific objectives. You'll be ready to make an impact from day one. And, we'll be right here to help you and your students throughout the semester -- and beyond.
  • Part I: AN INTRODUCTION TO INQUIRY.
  • 1. Human Inquiry and Science.
  • 2. Paradigms, Theory, and Social Research.
  • 3. The Ethics and Politics of Social Research.
  • Part II: THE STRUCTURING OF INQUIRY: QUANTITATIVE AND QUALITATIVE.
  • 4. Research Design.
  • 5. Conceptualization, Operationalization, and Measurement.
  • 6. Indexes, Scales, and Typologies.
  • 7. The Logic of Sampling.
  • Part III: MODES OF OPERATION: QUANTITATIVE AND QUALITATIVE.
  • 8. Experiments.
  • 9. Survey Research.
  • 10. Qualitative Field Research.
  • 11. Unobtrusive Research.
  • 12. Evaluation Research.
  • Part IV: ANALYSIS OF DATA: QUANTITATIVE AND QUALITATIVE.
  • 13. Qualitative Data Analysis.
  • 14. Quantitative Data Analysis.
  • 15. The Logic of Multivariate Analysis.
  • 16. Statistical Analyses.
  • 17. Reading and Writing Social Research.
  • APPENDICES.
  • A. Using the Library.
  • B. GSS Household Enumeration Questionnaire.
  • C. Random Numbers.
  • D. Distribution of Chi Square.
  • E. Normal Curve Areas.
  • F. Estimated Sampling Error.
  • Preface.
  • Acknowledgments.
  • Product Description
  • MindTap for Babbie's The Practice of Social Research, 15th Edition, helps you learn on your terms. INSTANT ACCESS IN YOUR POCKET. Take advantage of the Cengage Mobile App to learn on your terms. Read or listen to textbooks and study with the aid of instructor notifications, flashcards and practice quizzes. MINDTAP HELPS YOU CREATE YOUR OWN POTENTIAL. GEAR UP FOR ULTIMATE SUCCESS. Track your scores and stay motivated toward your goals. Whether you have more work to do or are ahead of the curve, you'll know where you need to focus your efforts. And the MindTap Green Dot will charge your confidence along the way. MINDTAP HELPS YOU OWN YOUR PROGRESS. MAKE YOUR TEXTBOOK YOURS. No one knows what works for you better than you. Highlight key text, add notes and create custom flashcards. When it's time to study, everything you've flagged or noted can be gathered into a guide you can organize.
    • MindTap is an outcome-driven application that propels students from memorization to mastery. It's the only platform that gives you complete ownership of your course. With it, you can challenge every student, build their confidence and empower them to be unstoppable.
    • ACCESS EVERYTHING YOU NEED IN ONE PLACE. Cut down on prep with preloaded, organized course materials in MindTap. Teach more efficiently with interactive multimedia, assignments, quizzes and more. And give your students the power to read, listen and study on their phones, so they can learn on their terms.
    • EMPOWER YOUR STUDENTS TO REACH THEIR POTENTIAL. Twelve distinct metrics give you actionable insights into student engagement. Identify topics troubling your entire class and instantly communicate with struggling students. Students can track their scores to stay motivated toward their goals. Together, you can accelerate progress.
    • YOUR COURSE. YOUR CONTENT. Only MindTap gives you complete control over your course. You have the flexibility to reorder textbook chapters, add your own notes and embed a variety of content including OER. Personalize course content to your students' needs. They can even read your notes, add their own and highlight key text to aid their progress.
    • A DEDICATED TEAM, WHENEVER YOU NEED THEM. MindTap isn't just a tool; it's backed by a personalized team eager to support you. Get help setting up your course and tailoring it to your specific objectives. You'll be ready to make an impact from day one. And, we'll be right here to help you and your students throughout the semester -- and beyond.
    • Part I: AN INTRODUCTION TO INQUIRY.
    • 1. Human Inquiry and Science.
    • 2. Paradigms, Theory, and Social Research.
    • 3. The Ethics and Politics of Social Research.
    • Part II: THE STRUCTURING OF INQUIRY: QUANTITATIVE AND QUALITATIVE.
    • 4. Research Design.
    • 5. Conceptualization, Operationalization, and Measurement.
    • 6. Indexes, Scales, and Typologies.
    • 7. The Logic of Sampling.
    • Part III: MODES OF OPERATION: QUANTITATIVE AND QUALITATIVE.
    • 8. Experiments.
    • 9. Survey Research.
    • 10. Qualitative Field Research.
    • 11. Unobtrusive Research.
    • 12. Evaluation Research.
    • Part IV: ANALYSIS OF DATA: QUANTITATIVE AND QUALITATIVE.
    • 13. Qualitative Data Analysis.
    • 14. Quantitative Data Analysis.
    • 15. The Logic of Multivariate Analysis.
    • 16. Statistical Analyses.
    • 17. Reading and Writing Social Research.
    • APPENDICES.
    • A. Using the Library.
    • B. GSS Household Enumeration Questionnaire.
    • C. Random Numbers.
    • D. Distribution of Chi Square.
    • E. Normal Curve Areas.
    • F. Estimated Sampling Error.
    • Preface.
    • Acknowledgments.
  • Features
  • MindTap for Babbie's The Practice of Social Research, 15th Edition, helps you learn on your terms. INSTANT ACCESS IN YOUR POCKET. Take advantage of the Cengage Mobile App to learn on your terms. Read or listen to textbooks and study with the aid of instructor notifications, flashcards and practice quizzes. MINDTAP HELPS YOU CREATE YOUR OWN POTENTIAL. GEAR UP FOR ULTIMATE SUCCESS. Track your scores and stay motivated toward your goals. Whether you have more work to do or are ahead of the curve, you'll know where you need to focus your efforts. And the MindTap Green Dot will charge your confidence along the way. MINDTAP HELPS YOU OWN YOUR PROGRESS. MAKE YOUR TEXTBOOK YOURS. No one knows what works for you better than you. Highlight key text, add notes and create custom flashcards. When it's time to study, everything you've flagged or noted can be gathered into a guide you can organize.
    • MindTap is an outcome-driven application that propels students from memorization to mastery. It's the only platform that gives you complete ownership of your course. With it, you can challenge every student, build their confidence and empower them to be unstoppable.
    • ACCESS EVERYTHING YOU NEED IN ONE PLACE. Cut down on prep with preloaded, organized course materials in MindTap. Teach more efficiently with interactive multimedia, assignments, quizzes and more. And give your students the power to read, listen and study on their phones, so they can learn on their terms.
    • EMPOWER YOUR STUDENTS TO REACH THEIR POTENTIAL. Twelve distinct metrics give you actionable insights into student engagement. Identify topics troubling your entire class and instantly communicate with struggling students. Students can track their scores to stay motivated toward their goals. Together, you can accelerate progress.
    • YOUR COURSE. YOUR CONTENT. Only MindTap gives you complete control over your course. You have the flexibility to reorder textbook chapters, add your own notes and embed a variety of content including OER. Personalize course content to your students' needs. They can even read your notes, add their own and highlight key text to aid their progress.
    • A DEDICATED TEAM, WHENEVER YOU NEED THEM. MindTap isn't just a tool; it's backed by a personalized team eager to support you. Get help setting up your course and tailoring it to your specific objectives. You'll be ready to make an impact from day one. And, we'll be right here to help you and your students throughout the semester -- and beyond.
    • Part I: AN INTRODUCTION TO INQUIRY.
    • 1. Human Inquiry and Science.
    • 2. Paradigms, Theory, and Social Research.
    • 3. The Ethics and Politics of Social Research.
    • Part II: THE STRUCTURING OF INQUIRY: QUANTITATIVE AND QUALITATIVE.
    • 4. Research Design.
    • 5. Conceptualization, Operationalization, and Measurement.
    • 6. Indexes, Scales, and Typologies.
    • 7. The Logic of Sampling.
    • Part III: MODES OF OPERATION: QUANTITATIVE AND QUALITATIVE.
    • 8. Experiments.
    • 9. Survey Research.
    • 10. Qualitative Field Research.
    • 11. Unobtrusive Research.
    • 12. Evaluation Research.
    • Part IV: ANALYSIS OF DATA: QUANTITATIVE AND QUALITATIVE.
    • 13. Qualitative Data Analysis.
    • 14. Quantitative Data Analysis.
    • 15. The Logic of Multivariate Analysis.
    • 16. Statistical Analyses.
    • 17. Reading and Writing Social Research.
    • APPENDICES.
    • A. Using the Library.
    • B. GSS Household Enumeration Questionnaire.
    • C. Random Numbers.
    • D. Distribution of Chi Square.
    • E. Normal Curve Areas.
    • F. Estimated Sampling Error.
    • Preface.
    • Acknowledgments.
  • About the Author
  • MindTap for Babbie's The Practice of Social Research, 15th Edition, helps you learn on your terms. INSTANT ACCESS IN YOUR POCKET. Take advantage of the Cengage Mobile App to learn on your terms. Read or listen to textbooks and study with the aid of instructor notifications, flashcards and practice quizzes. MINDTAP HELPS YOU CREATE YOUR OWN POTENTIAL. GEAR UP FOR ULTIMATE SUCCESS. Track your scores and stay motivated toward your goals. Whether you have more work to do or are ahead of the curve, you'll know where you need to focus your efforts. And the MindTap Green Dot will charge your confidence along the way. MINDTAP HELPS YOU OWN YOUR PROGRESS. MAKE YOUR TEXTBOOK YOURS. No one knows what works for you better than you. Highlight key text, add notes and create custom flashcards. When it's time to study, everything you've flagged or noted can be gathered into a guide you can organize.
    • MindTap is an outcome-driven application that propels students from memorization to mastery. It's the only platform that gives you complete ownership of your course. With it, you can challenge every student, build their confidence and empower them to be unstoppable.
    • ACCESS EVERYTHING YOU NEED IN ONE PLACE. Cut down on prep with preloaded, organized course materials in MindTap. Teach more efficiently with interactive multimedia, assignments, quizzes and more. And give your students the power to read, listen and study on their phones, so they can learn on their terms.
    • EMPOWER YOUR STUDENTS TO REACH THEIR POTENTIAL. Twelve distinct metrics give you actionable insights into student engagement. Identify topics troubling your entire class and instantly communicate with struggling students. Students can track their scores to stay motivated toward their goals. Together, you can accelerate progress.
    • YOUR COURSE. YOUR CONTENT. Only MindTap gives you complete control over your course. You have the flexibility to reorder textbook chapters, add your own notes and embed a variety of content including OER. Personalize course content to your students' needs. They can even read your notes, add their own and highlight key text to aid their progress.
    • A DEDICATED TEAM, WHENEVER YOU NEED THEM. MindTap isn't just a tool; it's backed by a personalized team eager to support you. Get help setting up your course and tailoring it to your specific objectives. You'll be ready to make an impact from day one. And, we'll be right here to help you and your students throughout the semester -- and beyond.
    • Part I: AN INTRODUCTION TO INQUIRY.
    • 1. Human Inquiry and Science.
    • 2. Paradigms, Theory, and Social Research.
    • 3. The Ethics and Politics of Social Research.
    • Part II: THE STRUCTURING OF INQUIRY: QUANTITATIVE AND QUALITATIVE.
    • 4. Research Design.
    • 5. Conceptualization, Operationalization, and Measurement.
    • 6. Indexes, Scales, and Typologies.
    • 7. The Logic of Sampling.
    • Part III: MODES OF OPERATION: QUANTITATIVE AND QUALITATIVE.
    • 8. Experiments.
    • 9. Survey Research.
    • 10. Qualitative Field Research.
    • 11. Unobtrusive Research.
    • 12. Evaluation Research.
    • Part IV: ANALYSIS OF DATA: QUANTITATIVE AND QUALITATIVE.
    • 13. Qualitative Data Analysis.
    • 14. Quantitative Data Analysis.
    • 15. The Logic of Multivariate Analysis.
    • 16. Statistical Analyses.
    • 17. Reading and Writing Social Research.
    • APPENDICES.
    • A. Using the Library.
    • B. GSS Household Enumeration Questionnaire.
    • C. Random Numbers.
    • D. Distribution of Chi Square.
    • E. Normal Curve Areas.
    • F. Estimated Sampling Error.
    • Preface.
    • Acknowledgments.
  • Table of Contents
  • MindTap for Babbie's The Practice of Social Research, 15th Edition, helps you learn on your terms. INSTANT ACCESS IN YOUR POCKET. Take advantage of the Cengage Mobile App to learn on your terms. Read or listen to textbooks and study with the aid of instructor notifications, flashcards and practice quizzes. MINDTAP HELPS YOU CREATE YOUR OWN POTENTIAL. GEAR UP FOR ULTIMATE SUCCESS. Track your scores and stay motivated toward your goals. Whether you have more work to do or are ahead of the curve, you'll know where you need to focus your efforts. And the MindTap Green Dot will charge your confidence along the way. MINDTAP HELPS YOU OWN YOUR PROGRESS. MAKE YOUR TEXTBOOK YOURS. No one knows what works for you better than you. Highlight key text, add notes and create custom flashcards. When it's time to study, everything you've flagged or noted can be gathered into a guide you can organize.
    • MindTap is an outcome-driven application that propels students from memorization to mastery. It's the only platform that gives you complete ownership of your course. With it, you can challenge every student, build their confidence and empower them to be unstoppable.
    • ACCESS EVERYTHING YOU NEED IN ONE PLACE. Cut down on prep with preloaded, organized course materials in MindTap. Teach more efficiently with interactive multimedia, assignments, quizzes and more. And give your students the power to read, listen and study on their phones, so they can learn on their terms.
    • EMPOWER YOUR STUDENTS TO REACH THEIR POTENTIAL. Twelve distinct metrics give you actionable insights into student engagement. Identify topics troubling your entire class and instantly communicate with struggling students. Students can track their scores to stay motivated toward their goals. Together, you can accelerate progress.
    • YOUR COURSE. YOUR CONTENT. Only MindTap gives you complete control over your course. You have the flexibility to reorder textbook chapters, add your own notes and embed a variety of content including OER. Personalize course content to your students' needs. They can even read your notes, add their own and highlight key text to aid their progress.
    • A DEDICATED TEAM, WHENEVER YOU NEED THEM. MindTap isn't just a tool; it's backed by a personalized team eager to support you. Get help setting up your course and tailoring it to your specific objectives. You'll be ready to make an impact from day one. And, we'll be right here to help you and your students throughout the semester -- and beyond.
    • Part I: AN INTRODUCTION TO INQUIRY.
    • 1. Human Inquiry and Science.
    • 2. Paradigms, Theory, and Social Research.
    • 3. The Ethics and Politics of Social Research.
    • Part II: THE STRUCTURING OF INQUIRY: QUANTITATIVE AND QUALITATIVE.
    • 4. Research Design.
    • 5. Conceptualization, Operationalization, and Measurement.
    • 6. Indexes, Scales, and Typologies.
    • 7. The Logic of Sampling.
    • Part III: MODES OF OPERATION: QUANTITATIVE AND QUALITATIVE.
    • 8. Experiments.
    • 9. Survey Research.
    • 10. Qualitative Field Research.
    • 11. Unobtrusive Research.
    • 12. Evaluation Research.
    • Part IV: ANALYSIS OF DATA: QUANTITATIVE AND QUALITATIVE.
    • 13. Qualitative Data Analysis.
    • 14. Quantitative Data Analysis.
    • 15. The Logic of Multivariate Analysis.
    • 16. Statistical Analyses.
    • 17. Reading and Writing Social Research.
    • APPENDICES.
    • A. Using the Library.
    • B. GSS Household Enumeration Questionnaire.
    • C. Random Numbers.
    • D. Distribution of Chi Square.
    • E. Normal Curve Areas.
    • F. Estimated Sampling Error.
    • Preface.
    • Acknowledgments.
 
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