Social Science Research: Principles, Methods, and Practices
by Anol Bhattacherjee
Publisher: University of South Florida 2012
Number of pages: 159
This book is designed to introduce doctoral and graduate students to the process of scientific research in the social sciences, business, education, public health, and related disciplines. It is a one-stop, comprehensive, and compact source for foundational concepts in behavioral research, and can serve as a stand-alone text or as a supplement to research readings in any course on research methods.
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