This second edition has been thoroughly updated to encompass the most contemporary debates about the conduct and underpinnings of social research. Approaches to Social Enquiry: Advancing Knowledge 2nd Edition. by Norman Blaikie (Author). Be the first to review this item. ISBN Book reviews: Blaikie, N. Approaches to social enquiry. Oxford: Polity Press. x + pp. £45 cloth, £ paper. ISBN: 0 9. Show all authors.
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You are currently using the site but have requested a page in the site. Would you like to change to the site? It focuses on questions such as: Approxches is new social scientific knowledge produced or existing knowledge further developed? What status does this knowledge have and how can this be established?
To what extent can the ways of advancing knowledge in the natural sciences be used in the social sciences? What major dilemmas do social researchers face in the development of new knowledge?
Approaches To Social Enquiry by Norman Blaikie
No other text offers such a clear enqujry accessible, but still rigorous, account of these sometimes complex debates. This second edition has been thoroughly updated to encompass the most contemporary debates about the conduct and underpinnings of social research.
More attention is also paid to research practice. In addition, integrated empirical examples have been included to illustrate and extend the philosophical and theoretical discussion. Approaches to Social Enquiry will be invaluable to advanced undergraduate and graduate students who are planning their own research or studying research methods, and to researchers across a wide range of disciplines.
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Substantive topics multiply, the technical apparatus mushrooms, paradigms proliferate and clash. This is an exceptional book, especially for its sympathetic presentation of positions and its wide range. Approaches to Social Enquiry: Added to Your Shopping Cart.
Description Wpproaches its initial publication, this highly respected book has provided students with a much needed critical review of the major research paradigms in the social sciences and the logics or strategies of enquiry associated with them.
Approaches to Social Enquiry draws together a vast body of literature from the philosophy of science, the blai,ie of social science, social theory and research methodology.
Books attempting to bridge this gap are rare, so much credit is due Blaikie for providing one. New edition of a highly respected book Draws together ideas from across blaimie and social theory to provide a ensuiry comprehensive account of the underpinnings of social research No other text offers such a clear and accessible, but still rigorous, account of these sometimes complex debates New edition has been substantially reworked, to encompass the most contemporary debates about the conduct and underpinnings of social research It also pays additional attention to research strategies, and includes more examples from actual research, helping to make the book even more useful to students planning their own research projects.