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Data Collection and Management By Magda Stouthamer-Loeber

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Data Collection and Management: A Practical Guide by Magda Stouthamer-Loeber

This indispensable tool for proposal writers, research students and project coordinators involved in large-scale data collection offers practical information on managing research projects.

The book places emphasis on: applying good standards for data collection and processing; planning research activities; making budgetary decisions and budget control; hiring, training and supervising field interviewing staff; and ensuring high participant acquisition and retention rates, including techniques for locating lost participants. In addition, readers are shown the use of computerized information systems for the tracking of data collected and the data-management process.

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About Magda Stouthamer-Loeber

Magda has been involved with the Life History Studies group since its inception. She completed her M.A. in Holland, and her Ph.D. in Psychology at Queens University in Kingston, Ontario, Canada. She has published widely on the data from the Pittsburgh Youth Study, particularly in the areas of help seeking and child abuse. Currently, she is working on positive outcomes, i.e., desistance and well-adjusted young men. She has been involved in many of the sub studies and has worked together with researchers who have used data from the Pittsburgh Youth Study.

Table of Contents

Introduction Planning and Budget Hiring Training of Interviewers Participant Acquisition and Retention Supervision of Interviewers Data Management Quality Control and Research Ethics

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Data Collection and Management: A Practical Guide by Magda Stouthamer-Loeber
Magda Stouthamer-Loeber
Applied Social Research Methods
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SAGE Publications Inc
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