Book Title: An Introduction to Research Methods in Sociology
Book Description: This textbook provides a broad overview of research methods utilized in sociology. It will be of particular value for students who are new to research methods.
This textbook, written in an approachable style, provides a broad overview of research methods utilized in sociology. It will be of particular value for students who are new to research methods. The textbook is divided into 17 chapters, which lead the student from the most basic of concepts, such as “What is research?” through the various stages of planning for a research project, including why and how to write a literature review. Chapters are specifically designed to be compact, are enhanced with topic-specific examples, and conclude with a “Key Takeaways” section. These approaches help maintain the student’s focus and enhances comprehension of the various concepts, approaches, and methodological considerations required to undertake a research project.
An Introduction to Research Methods in Sociology by Valerie A. Sheppard is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License, except where otherwise noted.
Research methods: general