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Quantitative research methods in the social sciences

by Paul S. Maxim

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social sciences -- Statistical methods.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 380-395) and indexes.

    StatementPaul S. Maxim.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHA29 .M2968 1999
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 405 p. :
    Number of Pages405
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL358972M
    ISBN 100195114655
    LC Control Number98018953

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    Introduction to quantitative research What is quantitative research? Research methods in education (and the other social sciences) are often divided into two main types: quantitative and qualitative methods. This book will discuss one of these two main strands: ‘quantitative methods’, and what distinguishes quantitative from File Size: 64KB.   Abstract. Quantitative research methods are concerned with the planning, design, and implementation of strategies to collect and analyze data. Descartes, the seventeenth-century philosopher, suggested that how the results are achieved is often more important than the results themselves, as the journey taken along the research path is a journey of discovery.

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