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Salsa dancing into the social sciences : research in an age of info-glut / Kristin Luker.

By: Luker, Kristin.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2008Description: vi, 323 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780674031579 (alk. paper).Subject(s): Social sciences -- Research | Social sciences -- MethodologyDDC classification: 300.72 LUK Online resources: Table of contents only
Contents:
Salsa dancing? In the social sciences? -- What's it all about? -- An ode to canonical social science -- What is this a case of, anyway? -- Reviewing the literature -- On sampling, operationalization, and generalization -- Getting down to the nitty-gritty -- Field (and other) methods -- Historical-comparative methods -- Data reduction and analysis -- Living your life as a salsa-dancing social scientist.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [285] - 310) and index.

Salsa dancing? In the social sciences? -- What's it all about? -- An ode to canonical social science -- What is this a case of, anyway? -- Reviewing the literature -- On sampling, operationalization, and generalization -- Getting down to the nitty-gritty -- Field (and other) methods -- Historical-comparative methods -- Data reduction and analysis -- Living your life as a salsa-dancing social scientist.

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