Principles of Sociological Inquiry
by Amy Blackstone
Publisher: Saylor Foundation 2014
Number of pages: 183
This text emphasizes the relevance of research methods for the everyday lives of its readers: undergraduate students. Using a variety of examples from published sociological research, this text also aims to provide balanced coverage of qualitative and quantitative approaches.
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