Social Research

Fourth edition

by Sotirios Sarantakos

Table of Contents

  • Preface

PART I: FOUNDATIONS OF SOCIAL RESEARCH

  1. Introduction
  2. Varieties of Social Research
  3. Feminist Research
  4. Principles of Social Research

PART II: RESEARCH PLANNING

  1. Research Design
  2. Initiating Social Research
  3. Sampling Procedures

PART III: METHODS OF DATA COLLECTION

  1. Multi-Sample Studies
  2. Field Research
  3. Observation
  4. Surveys: Questionnaires
  5. Surveys: Interviews
  6. The Study of Documents
  7. Applied Research

PART IV: DATA ANALYSIS

  1. Qualitative Analysis
  2. Quantitative Analysis

PART V: PUBLICATION

  1. Reporting
  2. Glossary