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Understanding research methods : a guide for the public and nonprofit manager

Author: Donijo Robbins
Publisher: Boca Raton : CRC Press, ©2009.
Series: Public administration and public policy, 149.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Designed for a one- or two-semester course, this textbook provides a comprehensive exploration of research designs and analytical tools that serve as the foundation for decision-making in the fields of public policy and nonprofit administration. It also helps graduate students learn how to develop proper research questions.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Donijo Robbins
ISBN: 9781574445855 1574445855
OCLC Number: 149650624
Description: xvii, 288 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction to research --
The research process --
Variable construction --
Research ethics --
Research designs --
Data collection --
Sampling --
Questionnaire construction --
Coding and managing data --
Descriptive data analysis --
Bivariate statistics --
Communicating research results.
Series Title: Public administration and public policy, 149.
Responsibility: Donijo Robbins.

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