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The Basics of Social Research

by Earl Babbie

published in 

first published in 1998

edited by Sherry Symington


✔ Available to borrow

550 pages

published by Thomson Wadsworth

published in Belmont, CA

owned in Printed Book format

I read a fair bit of this book for my undergraduate thesis and I really enjoyed it. It gives a good primer on how and why social research works. Dense enough that it should probably be made into a companion video course for people who don't like reading textbooks.


Babbie, Earl. The Basics of Social Research. 4th Edition, Instructor's Edition. Belmont, CA: Thomson Wadsworth, 2008. Printed Book.