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1. Introduction - the role of numbers in research 2. Finding secondary data: the 'idle' researcher 3. Simple analysis: the index wars and other battles 4. Sampling: the basis of all research 5. Surveying the field: questionnaire design 6. Simple non-parametric statistics: minding your table manners 7. Research claims: modelling the social world 8. Experimental approaches: a return to the gold standard? 9. Elementary parametric statistics: what do they signify? 10. Progress via regression: introducing correlations 11. Combining approaches: a 'compleat' researcher Glossary of selected terms Useful addresses

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Stephen Gorard is Professor of Social Sciences, Cardiff University. He is the author of 'Quantitative Methods in Educational Research'.

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"I am very impressed. I liked the accessible style, the fresh writing, the no-nonsense approach to research methods, which stressed the craft aspect of the job. The best part of the book is the clear examples which often draw from the author's experience in research."
"I am very impressed. I liked the accessible style, the fresh writing, the no-nonsense approach to research methods, which stressed the craft aspect of the job. The best part of the book is the clear examples which often draw from the author's experience in research." Peter John, Birkbeck College, University of London

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