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The limitations of social research / Marten Shipman.

By: Shipman, M. D. (Marten Dorrington), 1926-Material type: TextTextSeries: Longman social research seriesPublication details: London : Longman, 1997. Edition: 4th edISBN: 0582311039Subject(s): Social sciences -- ResearchDDC classification: 300.72 LOC classification: H62
Contents:
Pt. 1. Approaches to Social Research. 1. Social research. Controversy 1: Can there be objectivity in social research? 2. Scientistic social research. Controversy 2: Macho, mourner, freedom-fighter or thug? 3. Interpretive social research -- Pt. 2. Techniques for Collecting Information -- Controversy 3: The choices within research design. 4. Samples, cases and response. Controversy 4: What really went on under the Banyan trees? 5. Observation. Controversy 5: The never-ending nature-nurture debate. 6. Questions. Controversy 6: Class size in primary schools. 7. Variations on the experiment. Controversy 7: Burt rumbles on. 8. Reinforcing the evidence -- Pt. 3. Personal, Professional and Political Influences -- Controversy 8: Suffer the little children. 9. The author in time and place. Controversy 9: The publication of Piaget. 10. The publication of research. Controversy 10: The effectiveness of schools. 11. The limitations and scope of social research.
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Previous ed.: 1988.

Bibliography: p158-169. - Includes index.

Pt. 1. Approaches to Social Research. 1. Social research. Controversy 1: Can there be objectivity in social research? 2. Scientistic social research. Controversy 2: Macho, mourner, freedom-fighter or thug? 3. Interpretive social research -- Pt. 2. Techniques for Collecting Information -- Controversy 3: The choices within research design. 4. Samples, cases and response. Controversy 4: What really went on under the Banyan trees? 5. Observation. Controversy 5: The never-ending nature-nurture debate. 6. Questions. Controversy 6: Class size in primary schools. 7. Variations on the experiment. Controversy 7: Burt rumbles on. 8. Reinforcing the evidence -- Pt. 3. Personal, Professional and Political Influences -- Controversy 8: Suffer the little children. 9. The author in time and place. Controversy 9: The publication of Piaget. 10. The publication of research. Controversy 10: The effectiveness of schools. 11. The limitations and scope of social research.

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