Research Methodology for Social Sciences by Arunangshu Giri and Debasish Biswas
An indispensable companion to UG and PG students of social sciences, this book will enable readers to identify research problems, carry out research enquiries effectively and report them systematically for further use.
The unique feature of this book is that it indicates the absence of a common research methodology and introduces a family of approaches that can be applied to varied research situations. Through numerous examples and extensive referencing to popular statistical software packages such as SPSS and AMOS, the book will help students of social sciences to develop the fundamentals of data collection and analysis and a thorough understanding of the research process as a whole. Providing a wide array of research techniques, Research Methodology for Social Sciences is an invaluable resource for all young researchers.
· Adopts a simplified yet comprehensive approach to all major steps in the application of research methods in social sciences
· Emphasizes on SPSS and AMOS and their uses through different numerical examples
· Demonstrates the application of each research method step-by-step and suggests ways to minimize computational hassles
· Includes examples from various social science fields including anthropology, history and political science.