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Researching social life

Gilbert, G. Nigel.

London ; Newbury Park, Calif. : Sage 1993

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  • Title:
    Researching social life
  • Author: Gilbert, G. Nigel.
  • Publisher: London ; Newbury Park, Calif. : Sage
  • Creation Date: 1993
  • Language: English
  • Physical Description: xiv, 366 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
  • Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. [345]-356) and index.
  • Subjects: Sociology -- Research
  • Notes: Includes bibliographical references (p. [345]-356) and index.
  • Contents: Social research and sociology / Martin O'Brien
    Research, theory and method / Nigel Gilbert
    The research process / Sara Arber
    Gaining access / Michael Hornsby-Smith
    Designing samples / Sara Arber
    Questionnaires / Rosemarie Newell
    Measuring attitudes / Michael Procter
    Qualitative interviewing ; Ethnogoraphy / Nigel Fielding
    Exemplar A : Becoming a carer / Patricia Taraborrelli
    Using documents / Keith Macdonald and Colin Tipton
    Exemplar B : Building respectability / Keith Macdonald
    Coding and managing data / Jane Fielding
    Analysing survey data ; Analysing other researchers' data / Michael Procter
    Exemplar C : No jam tomorrow : why women are disadvantaged in occupational pensions / Jay Ginn
    Analysing accounts / Robin Wooffitt
    Explicating face-to-face interaction / Christian Heath and Paul Luff
    Writing about social research / Nigel Gilbert.
  • OCLC Number: 27431096
  • Identifier: ISBN0803986815;ISBN0803986823;LCCN92056768