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Tricks of the trade : how to think about your research while you're doing it /

by Becker, Howard Saul.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Chicago guides to writing, editing and publishing: Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1998Description: xi, 232 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 0226041239; 9780226041230; 0226041247; 9780226041247.Subject(s): Sociology -- Authorship | Social sciences -- Authorship | Academic writingSummary: A guide to assist students to prepare research projects. Students will be able to make better sense of their research and simultaneously generate fresh ideas on where to look next for new data. The author's tricks cover four broad areas of social science: the creation of the 'imagery' to guide research; methods of 'sampling' to generate maximum variety in the data; the development of 'concepts' to organize findings; and the use of 'logical' methods to explore systematically the implications of what is found.
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SSC 025.524 STEStudent guide to research in the digital age : SSC 028.7 BADResearch strategies : SSC 153.42 COTCritical thinking skills : SSC 300.72 BECTricks of the trade : SSC 300.72 BRYSocial research methods / SSC 300.72 JESDoing your literature review :

Includes bibliographical references (p. 221-228) and index.

A guide to assist students to prepare research projects. Students will be able to make better sense of their research and simultaneously generate fresh ideas on where to look next for new data. The author's tricks cover four broad areas of social science: the creation of the 'imagery' to guide research; methods of 'sampling' to generate maximum variety in the data; the development of 'concepts' to organize findings; and the use of 'logical' methods to explore systematically the implications of what is found.

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