01/11/2002 Business Computer Science
DOI: 10.4324/9780203163603-9 SemanticScholar ID: 60075229 MAG: 2978929832

Quantitative methods in social science

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Introduction - the role of numbers in research finding secondary data - the "idle" researcher simple analysis - the index wars and other battles sampling: the basis of all research surveying the field - questionnaire design simple non-parametric statistics - minding your table manners research claims - modelling the social world experimental approaches - a return to the gold standard? elementary parametric statistics - what do they signify? progress via regression - introducing correlations combining approaches - a "compleat" researcher.

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Prof. Stephen Gorard

University of Durham - Professor in the School of Education

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