Detalied Contents. On the Website. Acknowledgements. How to Use this Book. PART I RESEARCH DESIGN. 1 Discovering Facts, Testing Theories. 2 When is a Survey Appropriate?. . PART II DATA COLLECTION. 3 Preparing a Questionnaire. 4 Drawing a Sample. 5 Interviewing, Coding and Scaling. 6 Preparing a Data File. . PART III DATA ANALYSIS. 7 Describing and Exploring Data. 8 Analysing the Strength of Association between Variables. 9 Inferring Population Parameters from Sample Statistics. 10 Modelling Associations between Variables. Glossary of Technical Terms. The Survey Methods Workbook Website. Index
Alan Buckingham is Senior Lecturer in Sociology at Bath Spa University College; Peter Saunders is Director of Social Policy Research, Centre for Independent Studies, Sydney.
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