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Undertaking sensitive research in the health and social sciences managing boundaries, emotions and risks by Virginia Dickson-Swift

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Social sciences -- Research -- Methodology,
  • Medical sciences -- Research -- Methodology

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementVirginia Dickson-Swift, Erica James, Pranee Liamputtong.
ContributionsJames, Erica., Liamputtong, Pranee, 1955-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsH62 .D4975 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16753849M
ISBN 109780521718233
LC Control Number2008014808

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a type of social science research that col lects and works with non-numerical data that seeks to interpret. meaning from these data that help us to understand social life through the study of Author: Haradhan Kumar Mohajan. Social sciences can be classified into disciplines such as. psychology (the science of human behaviors), sociology (the science of social groups), and. economics (the science of firms, markets, and economies). The natural sciences are different from the social sciences Cited by: Book Review: Dickson-Swift V, James EL, Liamputtong P Undertaking sensitive research in the health and social sciences. Managing boundaries, emotions and risk. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. pp. GBP; Author: Rika Levy-Malmberg. This book covers all the important topics in social science research and is approachable regardless of discipline and course level (high school, undergraduate, graduate, and even post-graduate). It provides an introduction to philosophy as well as read more Reviewed by Holly Gould, Associate Professor, /5(34).