30-Day No-Hassle Returns
We guarantee your satisfaction on every purchase or rental with a full refund within 30 days of your purchase date.
Fast Customer Service
If you need help, our friendly customer service team is here to help!
The Best Prices on Textbook Rentals, Guaranteed
You can shop with confidence with the best rental prices at ValoreBooks.com. If you find a lower priced rental, we will match it.
 
You can save by renting this book!
Social Research Methods
Social Research Methods
Rent It
$19.99
RENT IT
0 items in your cart

Social Research Methods

Author: 


ISBN-13: 

9780139554285


ISBN: 

0139554289


Edition:  4
Pub Date: 
Publisher:  Prentice Hall
Summary: Preface This edition represents the fourth stage in a project that has gone on for almost 20 years. The first edition (1984) crystallized my teaching approach developed over the prior decade. I drafted it on an electric typewriter, an ancient artifact that many readers of this edition may not have seen except in old movies. The second edition (1990) was prepared on the first generation Apple Macintosh personal comput...er. Imagine a computer with 128K (not megs) of RAM and no hard drive, modem, or ethernet port. During the life of the third edition (1995), the internet revolution has changed everything from world commerce to the way colleges and even high schools offer courses. Students increasingly find that their classes are accompanied by web sites that post syllabi, links to reading assignments, and gradebooks with scores from tests. Students may add or drop classes by computer and participate in electronic office hours or section discussions via e-mail. Homework may be sent in by e-mail or posted on students' own web pages. It is appropriate, therefore, that this new edition for the second millenium should reflect the role of the World Wide Web. In writing this version, I often had two windows open on my computer screen--the word processing document for this manuscript and a Netscape portal to the rest of the world. Without leaving my office, I might jump from a library catalogue to a professional association's code of ethics to a government agency's data archive. I expect that readers of this text will often be seated at a computer alternating between reading from this hard copy and browsing the web. Just as teachers and students have learned new ways of functioning on the internet, so social researchers have also adapted to this new technology. This edition reflects those changes in social research methods. A new chapter-length section (Appendix A) summarizes the variety of ways that social researchers are using the World Wide Web. In addition, all of the other chapters have not only been revised to update the material but also to include a new subsection called "Web Sites." Here you will find links to information that supplements and extends the hard copy on each topic. It goes without saying that no one really writes a book (or a new edition) alone. My thanks go to many people--the reviewers Sherri Lind Hughes (Western Maryland College), James Rotton (Florida International University), and R. Dean Wright (Drake University) for their comments on past editions, colleagues both friends and strangers who have taught me, former students now numbering in the thousands who have taken my research methods course, and my family for their support. David Dooley University of California, Irvine

Dooley, David is the author of Social Research Methods, published 2000 under ISBN 9780139554285 and 0139554289. Two hundred forty nine Social Research Methods textbooks are available for sale on ValoreBooks.com, sixty two used from the cheapest price of $18.74, or buy new starting at $58.16.
 [read more]

Marketplace Prices
92 New from $58.16 62 Used from $18.74 88 Alternate from $320.98 7 Rental from $19.99
  • Rent $19.99
  • Used $18.74
  • New $58.16
  • Alternate $320.98
$19.99 $3.95 Shipping
List Price
$156.40
Discount
87% off
You Save
$136.41
Social Research Methods Rental Terms
Due Date: 02/24/15
How do textbook rentals work?
Item Details
Condition: Used - Very Good Renter: Renter Rating: (3,267) 89%
Recommended Seller
Ships From: Multiple Locations Shipping: Standard Comments: RENTAL: Supplemental materials are not guaranteed (access codes, DVDs, workbooks). High-quality textbook rentals since 2006. We do not ship to Alaska, Hawaii or any off-shore terri... [more] RENTAL: Supplemental materials are not guaranteed (access codes, DVDs, workbooks). High-quality textbook rentals since 2006. We do not ship to Alaska, Hawaii or any off-shore territories. [less]
30 Day Money Back Guarantee Learn More
Price + Shipping
Condition
Details
Recommended
$19.99
+ $3.95 shipping
Rental
Very Good
  • Term:
  • Due Date:
    02/24/15
Rental Steps How Does the Rental Process Work?
Rentals
(7 from $19.99)  Supplemental materials are not guaranteed for rentals
$19.99
+ $3.95 shipping
Rental
Very Good
  • Term:
  • Due Date:
    02/24/15
Rental Steps How Does the Rental Process Work?
Alternate
(88 from $320.98)  IMPORTANT - Be sure to review seller comments carefully
Product Details
Social Research Methods

ISBN-13: 9780139554285


ISBN: 0139554289


Edition: 4th


Pub Date:
Publisher: Prentice Hall
www.ValoreBooks.com is the best place for cheap Social Research Methods rentals, or new and used condition books ready for you to buy.
Where's My Stuff?
Shipping & Returns