Social Research Methods, Third Edition, Third Edition, guides students through all the steps of the research process, from formulating a question to writing up their report. Written by a team of active Australian research practitioners Social Research Methods, Third Edition, bridges the gap between theory and practice with substantive examples of each method in practice. Expanded online materials and resources aid lecturers and students and enhance the in text material.
Maggie Walter is Associate Professor in the School of Sociology and Social Work, University of Tasmania.
PART 1. THE FOUNDATIONS OF GOOD SOCIAL SCIENCE RESEARCH; PART 2. QUANTITATIVE METHODS AND THE POWER OF THE NUMBERS; PART 3: QUALITATIVE METHODS AND MEANING - MAKING; PART 4: WRITING UP OUR RESEARCH FOR DISSEMINATION