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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Prentice Hall
Publication date July 16, 2011
Pages 407
Binding Paperback
Edition 8
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780205093816
ISBN-10 0205093817
Dimensions 1 by 8.50 by 1.75 in.
Weight 1.82 lbs.
Original list price $173.80
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: Presents the basics of research in the social and behavioral sciences in an informative and student-friendly way. 

 

Salkind’s Exploring Research, 8th edition makes research methods accessible for students.

 

Exploring Research provides an introduction to research methods through a friendly, approachable writing style. Salkind describes how to collect and analyze data and provides thorough instruction on how to prepare and write a research proposal and manuscript.  The text explores the use of electronic sources (the Internet) as a means to enhance research skills and includes discussions about scientific methods.  The most common types of research models in the social and behavioral sciences are incorporated, including qualitative methods. Salkind covers the research process, problem selection, sampling and generalizability, as well as a discussion of the measurement process .  

 

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  • Explore Research — Discussions of the research process, problem selection, sampling and generalizability, and the measurement process make research exploration accessible to students.  A lab manual is included in MySearchLab to help engage students in the research process. 
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8 pck pap/ edition from Prentice Hall (July 31, 2011)
9780205217014 | details & prices | 407 pages | 8.50 × 11.00 × 0.75 in. | 1.90 lbs | List price $182.47
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The price comparison is for this edition
8 edition from Prentice Hall (July 16, 2011)
9780205093816 | details & prices | 407 pages | 8.50 × 1.75 × 1.00 in. | 1.82 lbs | List price $173.80
About: Presents the basics of research in the social and behavioral sciences in an informative and student-friendly way.
from Gardners Books (February 1, 2011)
9780205114481 | details & prices | 432 pages | List price $148.05
About: Presents the basics of research in the social and behavioral sciences in an informative and student-friendly way.
7 edition from Prentice Hall (February 1, 2008)
9780136011378 | details & prices | 316 pages | 8.50 × 10.75 × 0.50 in. | 1.55 lbs | List price $120.33
About: The 7th edition of Exploring Research provides an introduction to research methods in a friendly, approachable writing style.
6 pck edition from Prentice Hall (May 13, 2005)
9780131972087 | details & prices | 323 pages | 8.50 × 10.75 × 1.75 in. | 2.80 lbs | List price $121.47
About: Book by Salkind, Neil J.
6 edition from Prentice Hall (April 24, 2005)
9780131937833 | details & prices | 323 pages | 8.25 × 10.50 × 0.50 in. | 1.60 lbs | List price $99.60
About:  The 6th edition of Exploring Research provides an introduction to research methods in a friendly, approachable writing style.
5th edition from Prentice Hall (January 1, 2003)
9780130983527 | details & prices | 320 pages | 8.25 × 10.75 × 0.50 in. | 1.60 lbs | List price $78.80
5th edition from Prentice Hall (January 1, 2003)
9789990845730 | details & prices | 8.50 × 10.75 × 0.75 in. | 1.60 lbs | List price $0.02
4 sub edition from Prentice Hall (July 1, 1999)
9780130831545 | details & prices | 336 pages | 8.75 × 11.00 × 1.00 in. | 1.85 lbs | List price $61.00
About: The fourth edition of Exploring Research provides an introduction to research methods in a friendly, approachable writing style.
With Roland Friedrich (other contributor), Arnold Luethold (other contributor) | 3rd edition from Prentice Hall (July 1, 1996)
9780135206362 | details & prices | 380 pages | 8.75 × 11.00 × 0.75 in. | 1.80 lbs | List price $46.80
This edition also contains Entry-Points to Palestinian Security Sector Reform
About: This text provides students with a basic introduction to research methods in the social and behavioural sciences.
With Hugh A. Dempsey | from Macmillan Coll Div (January 1, 1994)
9780024052940 | details & prices | 8.75 × 11.25 × 0.75 in. | 1.80 lbs | List price $35.00
This edition also contains The Gentle Persuader: A Biography of James Gladstone Indian Senator
About: "A new, more explicit organization of the section on research design, now divided into experimental, non-experimental, and quasi - experimental designs" Very Interesting!
from Macmillan Coll Div (January 1, 1994)
9780024052940 | details & prices | 8.75 × 11.25 × 0.75 in. | 1.80 lbs | List price $35.00
This edition also contains The Gentle Persuader: A Biography of James Gladstone Indian Senator
About: "A new, more explicit organization of the section on research design, now divided into experimental, non-experimental, and quasi - experimental designs" Very Interesting!
from Macmillan Pub Co (November 1, 1990)
9780024052834 | details & prices | List price $30.00
About: Salkind's clear, straightforward writing makes this introduction to research methods unusually accessible.

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