In addition to hundreds of new references features new to this edition include: a comprehensive introduction to qualitative methods including a review of existing computer applications for collecting and analyzing data; the latest information about the use of computers and online research techniques, including the use of the Internet to locate actual research instruments and journal articles; updated coverage on new scales, internal and external validity, and new analytic techniques with extensive references on each; abstracts, citations and subject groupings by measurement tool of the last five years of the American Sociological Review, Social Psychology Quarterly, and the American Journal of Sociology; extensive coverage of how to prepare manuscripts for publication, including a list of all journals covered by Sociological Abstracts along with the editorial office address and URL for each entry; new coverage of ethical issues; expansion of social indicators to include international coverage; discussion of the importance of policy research with presentation and discussion of specific models as an adjunct to both applied and basic research techniques; and the addition of an index to facilitate the reader's ability to quickly locate a topic.

Further Readings on Grantsmanship and Proposal Writing

Further Readings on Grantsmanship and Proposal Writing

8.5.1 Proposal Writing

Brown, William F., & Kirby, Jane E.(1983).Proposal preparation manual.Washington, DC: U. S. Dept. of Transportation, Research and Special Programs Administration, Office of University Research.
Coley, Soraya M., & Scheinberg, Cynthia A.(2000).Proposal writing.Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
Friedland, Andrew J., & Folt, Carol L.(2000).Writing successful science proposals.New Haven, CT: Yale University Press.
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