Secondary analysis in social research

a guide to data sources and methods with examples
  • 202 Pages
  • 4.50 MB
  • English
Allen & Unwin , London, Boston
Social surveys -- Great Britain -- Handbooks, manuals, etc., Social sciences -- Research -- Great Britain -- Handbooks, manuals, etc., Great Britain -- Statistical services -- Handbooks, manuals, etc., Great Britain -- Census -- Handbooks, manuals,


Great Br

StatementCatherine Hakim.
SeriesContemporary social research series ;, 5
LC ClassificationsHA37.G7 H333 1982
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 202 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3484556M
ISBN 100043120156, 0043120164
LC Control Number82004046

Secondary analysis is the re-analysis of either qualitative or quantitative data already collected in a previous study, by a different researcher normally wishing to address a new research question.

Section Outline: Data-sets are never fully used. Secondary data can be both quantitative and qualitative in form. Secondary quantitative data is often available from official government sources and trusted research the U.S., the U.S.

Census, the General Social Survey, and the American Community Survey are some of the most commonly used secondary data sets within the social : Ashley Crossman.

An underutilized empirical research exercise, secondary data analysis follows the same basic principles of research as primary data studies and has steps to be followed just as in any research : Melissa Johnston.

Geographic Information Systems for the Social Sciences: Investigating Space and Place Identifying and Using Secondary Data in a Foreign Place: Four Admonitions Integrating Travel Distance Into Assessments of Provider Networks Using a Secondary analysis in social research book Approach: The Case of.

What is Secondary Data Analysis. • “In the broadest sense, analysis of data collected by someone else” (p. ix; Boslaugh, ) • Analysis of secondary data, where “secondary data can include any data that are examined to answer a research question other than theFile Size: 1MB.

This book confirms the standing of QSA securely within the mainstream of social science methods. It provides detailed chapters based on recent research using QSA, such as longitudinal QSA, nuanced comparative analysis, and blending existing with newly generated qualitative data.

Fundamental ethical challenges that arise when repurposing data (e.g., the absence of explicit consent for reuse. In social science research, the terms primary data and secondary data are common parlance.

Primary data is collected by a researcher or team of researchers for the specific purpose or analysis under : Ashley Crossman. This item: Secondary Data Analysis (Pocket Guides To Social Work Research Methods) (Pocket Guide to Social Work by Thomas P.

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Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" — 4/5(1). Secondary analysis of qualitative data. Janet Heaton. Janet Heaton is a Research Fellow and a part-time DPhil student in the Social Policy Research Unit, Department of Social Policy and Social Work at the University of York.

Her interest in secondary analysis of qualitative data developed through the intersection of these two roles. Book Description. Despite a long history in quantitative research, it is only recently that enthusiasm for secondary analysis of qualitative data has gained momentum across health.

Get this from a library. Secondary analysis in social research: a guide to data sources and methods with examples. [Catherine Hakim]. Secondary data analysis refers to the analysis of existing data collected by others.

Secondary analysis affords researchers the opportunity to investigate research questions using large-scale data sets that are often inclusive of under-represented groups, while saving time and resources. Despite the immense potential for secondary analysis as a tool for researchers in the social sciences, it Cited by: 1.

When starting a new research project, how does one determine whether to use a secondary data set and, if so, which of the thousands of secondary data sets to use.

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This book provides an in-depth introduction to twenty-nine of the most widely used data sets in social work and the social : Thomas P. Vartanian. Yet such an approach to social science research can be problematic not least because the collection of primary data can be an expensive, time-consuming, and even wasteful approach to social enquiry.

Secondary analysis can serve many purposes, as well as being a valid approach in its own right. Celebrated in its first edition as an indispensable guide, Secondary Research has been revised to provide the latest information on computer-based storage-and-retrieval systems.

This volume was originally designed to help locate and obtain secondary sources, as well as evaluate and integrate the information from the various sources in order to.

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secondary analysis of qualitative data was published by Sally THORNE () and that studies based on the re-use of qualitative research data began to be published in North America and, to a lesser extent, Europe and Australia.

Interest in the possibilities of secondary analysis of qualitative data has. Social Research is a method used by social scientists and researchers to learn about people and societies so that they can design products/services that cater to various needs of the people.

Learn about the definition of social research along with its types and methods. In contrast, secondary research involves data that has been collected by somebody else previously. This type of data is called “past data” and is usually accessible via past researchers, government records, and various online and offline resources.

So to recap, secondary research involves re-analysing, interpreting, or reviewing past data. Reading: Secondary Data Analysis While sociologists often engage in original research studies, they also contribute knowledge to the discipline through secondary data analysis.

Secondary data don’t result from firsthand research collected from primary sources, but are the. This is a book about using secondary data in social and educational research. It assumes no prior mathematical expertise and is intended as a practical resource for researchers who are new to the field of secondary data analysis.

Print Using Archival Research & Secondary Records to Collect Social Research Data Worksheet 1. Consider the studies listed below and indicate which one would most likely utilize archival research. Secondary Data Analysis (Pocket Guides to Social Work Research Methods) Thomas P.

Vartanian In recent decades, social work and other social science research disciplines have become increasingly reliant on large secondary data sets, which have increased in both number and accessibility.

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Allen and Unwin / Unwin Hyman, London, UK. Full text not available from this repository. Secondary analysis has assumed a central position in social science research as existing survey data and statistical computing programs have become increasingly available.

This volume presents strategies for locating survey data, provides a comprehensive guide to social science data archives, and describes several major data files.

Secondary source material draws upon existing primary source literature to analyze, interpret, or discuss a concept. Secondary source material can be found in: literature reviews, which "try to make sense of all of the research that has been done in a given area" (Perry ),Author: Lisa Klopfer.

Secondary research is defined as an analysis and interpretation of primary research. This occurs when an author combines many primary research articles with the intent of saying something. Primary research gives you a lot of specific results.

For example, a focus group would be asked specific questions that you help design so the information is very targeted to your needs. Also, the research firm would use statistical models to come up with a sample group that is representative of your target audiences, making it very relevant to your business needs.

Description Secondary data analysis is the use of data that was collected by someone other than the researcher using it. The researcher poses questions that can be addressed through the analysis of a data set that they were not involved in collecting or creating.

The data was not collected to answer the researcher’s specific research.Advantages and Disadvantages of Secondary Data Analysis The choice of primary or secondary data need not be an either/or ques-tion.

Most researchers in epidemiology and public health will work with both types of data in the course of their careers, and many research projects incorporate both types of data. A more useful approach to thisFile Size: KB.Chapters in Part II provide compelling examples of secondary data analysis in various kinds of psychological research, including development and aging, behavioral genetics, cross-cultural psychology, and the psychology of political :