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.

Contents of Sociological Methodology, 1994 through 2000

Contents of Sociological Methodology, 1994 through 2000

Sociological Methodology is an official publication of the American Sociological Association. It isa series of books published annually that began in 1969 and was designed to keep social scientists abreast of methodological changes and innovations in all areas of sociological inquiry. Because of its importance in defining the cutting edge of the discipline, the contents are reproduced here to provide a ready reference for the researcher. All volumes are published by

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1994: Peter V. Marsden, Ed.

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