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Advanced Research Methods for the Social SciencesMark M. Lanier

Advanced Research Methods for the Social Sciences

(First Edition)
Edited by Mark M. Lanier, Catherine A. Ford, Jonathan C. Reid, and Katlyn M. Strickland

Paperback ISBN: 978-1-62131-598-8, 208 pages


Advanced Research Methods for the Social Sciences is a unique anthology featuring readings and summaries selected and prepared by actual users of the material – undergraduate students who had just completed a required research methods course.

The book includes a wide array of works by leading researchers and provides an equal balance of quantitative, qualitative, and mixed research methods with a critical focus. The papers selected for inclusion were originally written by internationally acclaimed researchers in their respective fields.

Written in a conversational tone that is easily accessible to students, Advanced Research Methods explores complex research methods in a comprehensive, logical way. The book is appropriate for courses in criminal justice, criminology, sociology, political science, psychology, and interdisciplinary studies.

Mark M Lanier Mark Lanier earned his Ph.D. at Michigan State University. Dr. Lanier is a professor, a full member of the graduate faculty, and the dean's special projects assistant in the College of Arts and Science at the University of Alabama. He writes extensively on crime and criminology.
Catherine A. Ford Catherine A. Ford was a member of the University of Alabama crew team and full time student employee of the UA Outdoor Recreation department. She graduated last semester.
Jonathan C. Reid Jonathan C. Reid is a senior at the University of Alabama. He is 1st team All American for track and field and is also 1st team Academic All American.
Katlyn M. Stricklend Katlyn M. Stricklend is majoring in political science and criminal justice at the University of Alabama. She is a member of Capstone Men and Women, the university's official ambassador program.

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