Salsa Dancing Into the Social Sciences: Research in an age of Info-Glut [Audiobook] download free by Kristin Luker

Salsa Dancing Into the Social Sciences: Research in an age of Info-Glut Audiobook download free by Kristin Luker
  • Listen audiobook: Salsa Dancing Into the Social Sciences: Research in an age of Info-Glut
  • Author: Kristin Luker
  • Release date: 2010/2/10
  • Publisher: HARVARD UNIVERSITY PRESS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Reference
  • ISBN: 9780674048218
  • Rating: 8.48 of 10
  • Votes: 683
  • Review by: Ryan Gagnon
  • Review rating: 9.19 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/28
  • Duration: 4H6M23S in 256 kbps (67.2 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-09-14
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: MP3, ATRAC, TTA, MPEG4, WAV, WMA, FLAC (compression LZO, GZ, TBZ, RAR, CBZ, ZIP)
  • Total pages original book: 336
  • Includes a PDF summary of 26 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 18M45S (5.2 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: 'You might think that dancing doesn't have a lot to do with social research, and doing social research is probably why you picked this book up in the first place. But trust me. Salsa dancing is a practice as well as a metaphor for a kind of research that will make your life easier and better.'Savvy, witty, and sensible, this unique book is both a handbook for defining and completing a research project, and an astute introduction to the neglected history and changeable philosophy of modern social science. In this volume, Kristin Luker guides novice researchers in: knowing the difference between an area of interest and a research topic; defining the relevant parts of a potentially infinite research literature; mastering sampling, operationalization, and generalization; understanding which research methods best answer your questions; beating writer's block.Most important, she shows how friendships, non-academic interests, and even salsa dancing can make for a better researcher.'You know about setting the kitchen timer and writing for only an hour, or only 15 minutes if you are feeling particularly anxious. I wrote a fairly large part of this book feeling exactly like that. If I can write an entire book 15 minutes at a time, so can you.'
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Reference Works, Social Research & Statistics, Research Methods: General, Sociology & Anthropology, Sociology
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 23.01 USD
  • Dimensions: 140x210x22.86mm
  • Weight: 408.23g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Cambridge, Mass, United States

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