Social survey

de Vaus, David (2006). Social survey. In Victor Jupp (Ed.), The SAGE dictionary of social research methods (pp. 284-285) London, United Kingdom: Sage Publications. doi:10.4135/9780857020116


Author de Vaus, David
Title of chapter Social survey
Title of book The SAGE dictionary of social research methods
Place of Publication London, United Kingdom
Publisher Sage Publications
Publication Year 2006
Sub-type Chapter in reference work, encyclopaedia, manual or handbook
DOI 10.4135/9780857020116
ISBN 9780761962977
9780761962984
9780857020116
Editor Victor Jupp
Start page 284
End page 285
Total pages 2
Language eng
Subjects 160807 Sociological Methodology and Research Methods
Abstract/Summary Bringing together the work of over eighty leading academics and researchers worldwide to produce the definitive reference and research tool for the social sciences, The SAGE Dictionary of Social Research Methods contains more than 230 entries providing the widest coverage of all the main terms in the research process. It encompasses philosophies of science, research paradigms and designs, specific aspects of data collection, practical issues to be addressed when carrying out research, and the role of research in terms of function and context. Each entry includes a concise definition of the concept; a description of distinctive features including historical and disciplinary backgrounds, key writers, and applications; a critical and reflective evaluation of the concept under consideration; cross references to associated concepts within the dictionary; and a list of key readings. [Publisher's website]
Q-Index Code BX
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status Unknown

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