Quantitative Social Research Methods (Paperback)Kultar Singh (author)
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The book is thematically arranged in two sections: the first section introduces development research techniques, explores the genesis and scope of social research, research processes and then goes on to explain univariate, bivariate and multivariate data analysis with the help of software packages such as SPSS and STATA. The second focuses on the application of social and development research methods in the development sector. It explores research method application and the issues relevant to aspects of development such as population, health and nutrition, poverty and rural development, education, water and sanitation, and environment and natural resource management.
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Number of pages: 432
Weight: 666 g
Dimensions: 241 x 158 x 22 mm
No more than a few books have been authored by Indian academics on the subject of quantitative techniques in social science research. Amidst this gloomy scenario, the book...instantly qualifies as a valuable addition. The author attempts to introduce quantitative techniques and familiarise readers with their application in the development sector. The task is laudable and the outcome, admirable....For those...who are eager to acquaint themselves with basic quantitative techniques, this book is a useful source. For those who specialise in the development sector, Singh's work is certainly indispensable.-- South Asian Survey
This book explores the entire spectrum of quantitative social research methods and their application, with special reference to the development sector. It provides detailed coverage of all statistical research and analysis methods with an emphasis on multivariate analysis techniques, such as regression discriminant analysis, logistic regression, factor, cluster, correspondence and conjoint analysis.-- Education Times
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