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contents 1 Introduction Doing Empirical Social Science Research eszter hargittai 8 Spit, Sweat, and Tears Gathering Biological Data in Naturalistic Settings emma k. adam, leah d. doane, and kathryn mendelsohn 38 Field Experiments for Studies of Discrimination devah pager 61 Part of the Community laura clawson 78 The Challenges of In-Depth Interviewing with Disadvantaged Respondents joan walling 101 Online Survey Instant Publication, Instant Mistake, All of the Above gina walejko 122 Herding Cats Online Real Studies of Virtual Communities dmitri williams and li xiong 141 How Technical Is Technology Research? Acquiring and Deploying Technical Knowledge in Social Research Projects christian sandvig 164 On Unexpected Events Navigating the Sudden Research Opportunity of 9/11 karen albright 192 WAT R U DOIN? Studying the Thumb Generation Using Text Messaging eszter hargittai and chris karr 217 Giving Mega Attention to Macro Research The Rewards and Challenges of Quantitative Cross-National Data Collection and Analysis nina bandelj 238 Secondary Analysis of Large Social Surveys jeremy freese 262 Doing Archival Research How to Find a Needle in a Haystack jason gallo 287 Contributors 291 Index ...

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ISBN
9780472026531
Related ISBN
9780472050260
MARC Record
OCLC
646069080
Pages
312
Launched on MUSE
2012-01-01
Language
English
Open Access
No
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