Key Concepts in Social Research Methods (Palgrave Key Concepts)

Key Concepts in Social Research Methods (Palgrave Key Concepts)

By: Roger Gomm (author)Paperback

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This book presents a glossary of terms common in social research. It is organized alphabetically for ease of use. It covers both quantitative and qualitative research and their epistemological underpinnings. It is also closely linked to up-to-date sources of further information to aid learning and understanding. The terms and concepts are fully cross-referenced.An in-depth glossary, this accessible book successfully introduces students to the key concepts and terms used in social research. Terms are organised alphabetically and fully cross-referenced for use of ease. Suggestions for further reading help to consolidate knowledge and aids understanding.

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About Author

ROGER GOMM has over 40 years of teaching and research experience. He was previously lecturer in Health and Social Welfare at the Open University, and has conducted research of various kinds in the fields of health, social work and education. He is the author of Social Research Methodology (Palgrave Macmillan, 2008).


300-400 alphabetically organized terms

Product Details

  • publication date: 30/04/2009
  • ISBN13: 9780230214996
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 256
  • ID: 9780230214996
  • weight: 554
  • ISBN10: 0230214991

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