Norman Blaikie's Analyzing Quantitative Data: From Description to Explanation PDF

By Norman Blaikie

ISBN-10: 0761967583

ISBN-13: 9780761967583

ISBN-10: 0761967591

ISBN-13: 9780761967590

What uncomplicated wisdom and abilities do amateur researchers in social technology require? How can scholars be helped to over-come `symbol phobia' or `figure blindness'?

This beneficiant and continuously insightful booklet is designed for social researchers who want to know what approaches to exploit less than what situations, in functional examine initiatives. It accomplishes this with no requiring an in-depth figuring out of statistical conception, but additionally avoids either trivializing techniques or resorting to `cookbook' options. one of the key good points of the e-book are:

- Accessibility

- association of the huge, usually bewildering array of equipment of knowledge research right into a coherent and hassle-free scheme of category: kinds of research and degrees of measurement

- Demystification - the 1st bankruptcy unpacks in general taken-for-granted suggestions reminiscent of `analysis', `data' and `quantitative'

- place of tools in genuine learn problems

The e-book is a effective advent to the idea and perform of quantitative equipment. it's going to fast identify itself as crucial analyzing for college kids doing social study during the social sciences.

`With this e-book Norman Blaikie keeps his acceptance because the major rapporteur and raconteur of social study method. With many different introductory texts, info research turns into simply an workout unto itself, and scholars (sometimes) discover ways to wade through the motions with out particularly realizing why. After operating with Blaikie's textual content, amateur researchers willknow why quantitative inquiry is necessary' - Ray Pawson, collage of Leeds

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