`A carefully crafted introduction to social research methodology. The author guides the reader through the research process in a comprehensive and logical way which is particularly helpful for the new researcher. A great resource for anyone involved in social research - novice or experienced' - Dr Mary Kellett, Open University
Building on the success of An Introduction to Social Research, this Second Edition has been fully revised and updated to provide a broader coverage of a range of methodological approaches for upper-level undergraduate and graduate students across the social sciences.
New features include:
- Wider coverage of qualitative research methods, including sections on action research and discourse analysis.
- More pedagogical features such as student exercises and illustrative examples to ensure this is a practical, student-friendly guide.
- More in-depth examination of the ethical issues involved in social research.
A comprehensive and accessible introduction to qualitative, quantitative and mixed empirical methods, An Introduction to Social Research is an ideal starting point for all students and researchers in the social sciences.