An Invitation to Social Research: How It's Done

ISBN-13: 9781285746425

ISBN-10: 1285746422

Author: Emily Stier Adler, Roger Clark

Edition: 5

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Cengage Learning
Paperback 528 pages
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Acknowledged author Emily Stier Adler wrote An Invitation to Social Research: How It's Done comprising 528 pages back in 2014. Textbook and etextbook are published under ISBN 1285746422 and 9781285746425. Since then An Invitation to Social Research: How It's Done textbook received total rating of 3.5 stars and was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $26.14 or rent at the marketplace.


With real-world examples and an emphasis on ethics throughout, AN INVITATION TO SOCIAL RESEARCH: HOW IT'S DONE, Fifth Edition combines balanced coverage of quantitative and qualitative methods of social research with a unique "behind the scenes" approach. Built on focal research pieces and excerpts from real research projects, chapters present the insights, perspectives, and challenges of actual researchers in the field. The result is a comprehensive resource that guides readers step by step through the many stages of social research-from selecting a researchable question and designing a study to choosing the best method of data analysis for a particular study-and prepares them for the ethical issues and problems that they may face along the way. Reflecting the latest practices from the field, the Fifth Edition also integrates a greater emphasis on research focusing on evidence-based programs and policy.