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Publisher Comments:

The emphasis on minority populations has caught my attention and sustained my loyalty. Donna is so sensitive in exploring those issues, a first in a text for that class and a welcome addition. -Nick Eastmond, Utah State University

Focused on discussing what is considered to be good research, this text explains quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods in detail, incorporating the viewpoints of various research paradigms into the descriptions of these methods. Approximately 60% of the content in this Third Edition is new, with lots offreshexamples.

Key Features

Postpositivist, constructivist, transformative, and pragmatic paradigms discussed Conducting research in culturally complex communities emphasized throughout A step-by-step overview of the entire research process provided

New to this Edition

Accompanied by a Student Web site with links to flashcards, mini-cases, and SAGE journal articles at www.sagepub.com/mertensstudyNew coverage on how to write a literature review and plan a dissertationNew pedagogy including Extending Your Thinking throughout

This is a core or supplemental text for research courses in departments of education, psychology, sociology, social work and other human-services disciplines.

Book News Annotation:

In this update of a text that was first published in 1997, Mertens (educational foundations, Gallaudet U.) explains the steps of and issues in the research process: from the literature review to types of methodologies and their political implications. The transformative paradigm emphasizing the experiences of diverse groups is introduced as an alternative to positivist and constructivist ones. This edition features updated tips on writing a literature review, planning a dissertation, samples studies, resources, critical thinking questions, and a companion student study Web site. An overview of the research proposal writing process is appended. Annotation ©2009 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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Focused on discussing what is considered to be good research, this text explains quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods in detail, incorporating the viewpoints of various research paradigms into the descriptions of these methods. Approximately 60% of the content in this Third Edition is new, with lots of fresh examples.

Key Features

Postpositivist, constructivist, transformative, and pragmatic paradigms discussed Conducting research in culturally complex communities emphasized throughout A step-by-step overview of the entire research process provided

New to this Edition

Accompanied by a Student Web site with links to flashcards, mini-cases, and SAGE journal articles at www.sagepub.com/mertensstudyNew coverage on how to write a literature review and plan a dissertationNew pedagogy including Extending Your Thinking throughout

This is a core or supplemental text for research courses in departments of education, psychology, sociology, social work and other human-services disciplines.

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ISBN:
9781412971904
Author:
Mertens, Donna M.
Publisher:
Sage Publications (CA)
Subject:
Education -- Research -- Methodology.
Subject:
Psychology -- Research -- Methodology.
Subject:
Research
Subject:
Education-General
Publication Date:
20090831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
527
Dimensions:
9.90x6.90x1.20 in. 2.10 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Focused on discussing what is considered to be good research, this text explains quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods in detail, incorporating the viewpoints of various research paradigms into the descriptions of these methods. Approximately 60% of the content in this Third Edition is new, with lots of fresh examples.

Key Features

Postpositivist, constructivist, transformative, and pragmatic paradigms discussed Conducting research in culturally complex communities emphasized throughout A step-by-step overview of the entire research process provided

New to this Edition

Accompanied by a Student Web site with links to flashcards, mini-cases, and SAGE journal articles at www.sagepub.com/mertensstudyNew coverage on how to write a literature review and plan a dissertationNew pedagogy including Extending Your Thinking throughout

This is a core or supplemental text for research courses in departments of education, psychology, sociology, social work and other human-services disciplines.

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