Research methods: issues and insights. Edited by Billy J. Franklin [and] Harold W. Osborne.

; Osborne, Harold W., compiler
Belmont, Calif., Wadsworth Pub. Company [1971] .

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Other Authors Osborne, Harold W.,
Subjects Aufsatzsammlung.
Methode.
Research.
Sociologie -- MeĢthodologie.
Sociologie -- Recherche.
Sociology -- Methodology.
Sociology -- Research.
Sociology.
Sozialwissenschaften.
Description xii, 472 pages 23 cm.
Copyright Date [1971]
Notes Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Part One. Science and Scientific Sociology -- Alleged Obstacles to Social Science / George A. Lundberg -- The Littlest Science / Allan Mazur -- Sociology and Humane Learning / Robert Bierstedt -- Part Two. Theory and Research -- The Quest for Universals in Sociological Research / Ralph H. Turner -- Reflections on the Relation between Theory and Research / H.H. Hyman -- Toward Closer Relations between Theory and Research : A Procedure and an Example / Frank R. Westie -- Part Three. Ethical Considerations in Social Research -- Deception in Social Research / Herbert C. Kelman -- A Comment on Disguised Observation in Sociology / Kai T. Erikson -- Life and Death of Project Camelot / Irving Louis Horowitz -- Part Four. Problem Selection and Formulation -- On the Selection of Problems / Scott Greer -- On Propositions in Sociology / Hans L. Zetterberg -- Hypothesis versus Problem in Scientific Investigation / Mapheus Smith -- Part Five A. Data Forms and Sources : Measurement -- Measurement in Behavioral Sciences / Abraham Kaplan -- Why Measure? / C.W. Churchman -- Qualitative Measurement in the Social Sciences / P.F. Lazarsfeld and A. Barton -- Part Five B. Data Forms and Sources : Sampling -- Principles of Sampling / W.G. Cochran, F. Mosteller, and J.W. Tukey -- Area Sampling : Some Principles of Sample Design / M.H. Hansen and P.M. Hauser -- Some Observations on the Sociology of Sampling / Harry A. Alpert -- Part Six A. Execution of the Research Design : Case Studies -- The Theory of Case Studies / Paul B. Foreman -- The Analysis of Deviant Cases in Communications Research / Patricia Kendall and Katherine Wolf -- The Case of the Floppy-Eared Rabbits : An Instance of Serendipity Gained and Serendipity Lost / Bernard Barber and R.C. Fox -- Part Six B. Execution of the Research Design : Participant Observation -- Some Methodological Problems of Field Studies / Morris Zelditch, Jr. -- Participant Observation and the Collection and Interpretation of Data / Arthur J. Vidich -- Roles in Sociological Observations / Raymond L. Gold -- Part Six C. Execution of the Research Design : Use of Available Data -- Physical Traces : Erosion and Accretion / Eugene J. Webb [and others] -- The Case of the Indians and the Teen-Age Widows / A.J. Coale and F.F. Stephan -- Social Science Data Laboratories / David Nasatir -- Part Six D. Execution of the Research Design : Experimental Studies -- Factors Relevant to the Validity of Experiments in Social Settings / D.T. Campbell -- Laboratory Experiments / Leon Festinger -- Experiments in Field Settings / J.R.P. French, Jr. -- Part Six E. Execution of the Research Design : Questionnaire Surveys -- On Errors in surveys / W. Edwards Deming -- Comparison of a Self-Enumeration Procedure and a Personal Interview / C.F. Cannell and F.J. Fowler -- A Note on Nonresponse in a Mail Survey / C.S. Mayer and R.W. Pratt, Jr. -- Part Six F. Execution of the Research Design : Interview Surveys -- Interviewer-Respondent Interaction : A Study of Bias in the Information Interview / J. Allen Williams, Jr. -- Role Relationships and Conceptions of Neutrality in Interviewing / L.A. Dexter -- The Use of Panels in Social Research / Paul F. Lazarsfeld -- Part Seven. Analysis and Interpretation of Data -- How To Read a Table / W.A. Wallis and H.V. Roberts -- Interpreting Relationships / C.A. Moser -- False Criteria of Causality in Delinquency Research / Travis Hirschi and H.C. Selvin -- Part Eight. The Research Report -- On Scientific Writing / W.F. Ogburn -- The Report / Leonard Becker, Jr. and Clair Gustafson.
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