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Studying Families
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Studying Families

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July 1991 | 128 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
When studying families, how do researchers decide which family members should be included in their study? What if the family consists of nonmarried parents, or homosexual partners? Or what if a couple does not have any children? Are they still considered a family? These are just some of the questions that may arise when conducting research. In Studying Families, Copeland and White examine the inherent problems researchers face when studying this social group.
Harold D Grotevant
Foreword
 
Introduction
 
Designing Family Research
 
Self-Report Measures
 
Observational Methods
 
Taking Advantage of Existing Data Sources
 
Quantitative Data Analysis
 
Challenges for Family Researchers

Too outdated. I wish there was a small methods book like this but one written in the past few years (this was from 1991). Darn.

Professor Carol Bruess
Communications Dept, University Of St Thomas
March 3, 2014

I have placed this on my undergraduate interpersonal lives and family policy class, supplementary reading list.

Dr Jacquior O'Riordan
Applied Social Studies, University College Cork (NUI)
November 24, 2011

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