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Research Methodology in the Social, Behavioural and Life Sciences
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Research Methodology in the Social, Behavioural and Life Sciences
Designs, Models and Methods

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December 1999 | 416 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
This is an ideal text for advanced courses in research methods and experimental design. It argues that the methodology of quantitative research is a unified discipline with basic notions, procedures and ways of reasoning which can be applied across the social, behavioural and life sciences. Key designs, models and methods in research are covered by leading contributors in their field who seek to explain the fundamentals of the research process to enable the student to understand the broader implications and unifying themes.

Herman J Ad[gr]er and Gideon J Mellenbergh
Introduction
Jaap van Heerden
Historical Remarks
Herman J Ad[gr]er
Graphical Representation
Paul de Greef
Meta Data
Well-defined models of data sets

 
Paul Darius and Kenneth Portier
Experimental Design
Stuart J Pocock
Clinical Trials
Jelke Bethlehem
Cross-Sectional Research
Peter C M Molenaar
Longitudinal Analysis
Gideon J Mellenbergh
Measurement Models
Joe Whittaker and Pete Stewart
Graphical Modelling
William E Saris
Structural Equation Modelling
Judea Pearl
Graphs, Causality and Structural Equation Models
John E Cornell and Cynthia D Mulrow
Meta-Analysis
Gideon J Mellenbergh
Discussion

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Mr Sprod1 Sprod2
June 24, 2015

The book was difficult for the students to engage with. Not suitable for research methodology course

Ms Bernadette Snow
Development Studies, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University
February 25, 2015

Too difficult to read, not reader friendly. Horrible book

Miss Caroline Wojcik-Gammell
Health, Science & Social care, University Campus Suffolk
January 11, 2011

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