Research Methodology | CR Kothari & Gaurav Garg - New Age
This fourth multi colour edition has been made better equipped to make the learning more systematic. More details are added to old chapters keeping in mind the need of advanced data analysis in social science research. The usage of popular statistical package SPSS has also been shown through many examples.
It is important to adopt an appropriate methodology in quality research. The present book provides the basic and advanced level discussion on research methodology so that the researchers may become familiar with the art of using research methods and techniques.
The book is intended to serve as a textbook for social science students at graduate and postgraduate level. The book can be taken as a well-organised guide for researchers in social science and other areas.
- Research Methodology: An Introduction
- Defining the Research Problem
- Research Design
- Design of Sample Surveys
- Measurement and Scaling
- Data Collection
- Data Preparation
- Descriptive Statistics
- Sampling and Statistical Inference
- Testing of Hypothesis
- Chi-Square Tests
- Analysis of Variance
- Other Nonparametric Methods
- Linear Regression Analysis
- Factor Analysis
- Discriminant Analysis
- Cluster Analysis
- Other Multivariate Techniques
- Interpretation and Report Writing
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Dr. C R Kothari was Principal, College of Commerce and Associate Professor in the Department of Economic Administration and Financial Management, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur, Rajasthan (India).
Dr. Gaurav Garg is Assistant Professor in Decision Sciences Area, Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh (India).