Fundamentals of Social Research desires to make research simple to grasp and put it into practice. Fundamentals of Social Research try to marry statistics and research methods. Going through many research books this element is glaring missing.
Fundamentals of Social Research assumes the reader is a beginner in research methods and hence the work is arranged systematically with this in mind. However the seriousness of the subject is not watered down or sacrificed at the altar of mediocrity.
Fundamentals of Social Research covers:
What is research
Types of research
Stereotypes of research
Objectives in research
Ethics in research
Importance of research
Basic concepts of research
Methods of data collection
Sampling and sampling techniques
Methods of data analysis
How a research report should look like
Worked out questions on statistical questions