Babbie, Earl R. The practice of social research, 11th ed.
Hunter Reserve, 2nd Floor - H62 .B2 2007
- This edition strengthens treatment of qualitative methods, with material on major paradigms used today, a new chapter on qualitative data analysis and combined presentation of conceptualization and operationalization.
Handbook of emergent methods
Hunter Main Special Collection, 2nd floor H62 .H24536 2008
- Sociologists Hesse-Biber (Boston College) and Leavy (Stonehill College, Easton, MA), who direct women's studies/gender studies programs, introduce innovative research methods geared to conducting qualitative studies of knowledge not part of the dominant culture or discourse.
- A free, online guide from the National Science Foundation, this handbook is aimed at users who need practical rather than technically sophisticated advice about evaluation methodology. The main objective is to make Principal Investigators and Project Directors "evaluation smart" and to provide the knowledge needed for planning and managing useful evaluations.