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.

Bibliography on Applied Sociology, Knowledge Utilization, Policy-Making, and Evaluation

Bibliography on Applied Sociology, Knowledge Utilization, Policy-Making, and Evaluation

3.6.1 Applied Sociology

Anderson, R. J., and Sharrock, W. W. (Eds.). (1984).Applied sociological perspectives.New York: Routledge.
Birchenall, Joan.(1998).Sociology applied to nursing.Philadelphia, PA: W B. Saunders.
Brown, William R.(1984, August).An assessment of teaching applied sociology. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Sociological Association, San Antonio, TX.
Clute, William T.Student consultants: Teaching applied sociology in substantive courses.Teaching Sociology14196–199.(1986).
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