Social Research Methodology: A Critical Introduction, Second Edition

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Palgrave Macmillan, May 15, 2008 - Social Science - 428 pages
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"The second edition of this popular book continues to support students through each and every step of their research projects. Drawing on a much-praised critical approach, Social Research Methodology 2e helps students to gain a full understanding of social research tools and theory, and explains the methods of putting them into practice." "Introducing and exploring all the key quantitative and qualitative methods, Roger Gomm helps students understand how to choose the right data collection technique to get the results they want. This practical book is invaluable reading for all those studying across education, health and social sciences."--BOOK JACKET.

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ROGER GOMM is Lecturer in Health and Social Welfare at The Open University, UK. He has been widely published in the field of social research and methods, and is Co-editor of Using Evidence in Health and Social Care, Evaluating Research in Health and Social Care: A Reader and Case Study Method: Key Issues, Key Texts. This book draws on his long experience of teaching research methods to students.

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