Tricks of the Trade: How to Think About Your Research While You're Doing It
- List Price: $37.00
- Binding: Hardcover
- Publisher: University of Chicago Press
- Publish date: 01/01/1999
- ISBN: 9780226041230
- ISBN10: 0226041239
Becker has extracted these tricks from a variety of fields such as art history, anthropology, sociology, literature, and philosophy; and his dazzling variety of references ranges from James Agee to Ludwig Wittgenstein. Becker finds the common principles that lie behind good social science work, principles that apply to both quantitative and qualitative research.
Like Writing for Social Scientists, Tricks of the Trade will bring aid and comfort to generations of students. Written in the informal, accessible style for which Becker is known, this book will be an essential resource for students in a wide variety of fields.