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Bulmer, Martin

Overview
Works: 119 works in 687 publications in 3 languages and 12,163 library holdings
Genres: History  Census data  Conference papers and proceedings  Case studies 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Author of introduction
Classifications: H62, 301.071177311
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Martin Bulmer
Researching race and racism by Martin Bulmer( )

15 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 1,163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This work brings together contributions from some of the leading researchers in the field of race and racism, using the benefit of their experience to explore the practical and ethical issues involved in doing research in this controversial field
Social measurement through social surveys : an applied approach by Martin Bulmer( )

21 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in English and held by 949 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emerging from the editors' widely used work on an online social survey resource offering information on key social surveys and their questionnaires entitled 'Question Bank', this book aims to take this material further. It elaborates on the problems involved with this resource type, providing a comprehensive and unique volume that will enable the reader to have the confidence to use this technique in their own research."--Pub. desc
The Chicago school of sociology : institutionalization, diversity, and the rise of sociological research by Martin Bulmer( Book )

24 editions published between 1984 and 2006 in English and held by 864 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sociological research methods : an introduction by M. G Bulmer( Book )

56 editions published between 1977 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 775 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This second edition, as its predecessor, offers students & scholars a lively & critical introduction to the full range of methods used by the social sciences. A distinctive characteristic of sociology is its concern with the methods used to investigate social reality. This book provides a rich source of ideas about sociological research methods to assist the researcher in determining what method will provide the most reliable & useful knowledge, how to choose between different methodologies, & what constitutes the most fruitful relationship between sociological theories & research methods
Censuses, surveys, and privacy( Book )

15 editions published between 1979 and 1982 in English and Japanese and held by 540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Working-class images of society by Martin Bulmer( Book )

34 editions published between 1975 and 2016 in English and held by 532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The uses of social research : social investigation in public policy-making by Martin Bulmer( Book )

19 editions published between 1982 and 2016 in English and held by 486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The growth and health of the social sciences owe a good deal to the generally held belief that they are socially useful, but is this really so? Do they deliver the goods they promise? In The Uses of Social Research, first published in 1982, Martin Bulmer answers these and other questions concerning the uses of empirical social science in the policy-making process, and provides an extended analysis of the main issues
Social research in developing countries : surveys and censuses in the Third World by Martin Bulmer( Book )

26 editions published between 1983 and 2001 in English and held by 486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Deals with particular problems of carrying out social surveys and censuses in the Third World. Research design, sampling, data collection and the social context of research are discussed."
Racism( Book )

12 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and held by 477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This Reader provides a critical overview of the historical development and contemporary focus of racist ideas and institutions. It seeks to locate the historical origins of racism, bringing together material from different theoretical perspectives in an attempt to make sense of the way in which racism has exerted such a powerful influence on the history of humanity."--Jacket
The Social survey in historical perspective, 1880-1940( Book )

15 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This text traces the history of the social survey in Britain and the US, with two chapters on Germany and France. It discusses the aims and interests of those who carried out early surveys, and the links between the social survey and the growth of empirical social science
Essays on the history of British sociological research by Martin Bulmer( Book )

20 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in English and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book traces the history of British sociology and empirical social research over the last hundred years. Its coverage includes the census of population, the classic poverty surveys of Booth and Rowntree, the slow growth of social science between the wars, mass-observation, the rise of the Government Social Survey, the establishment of academic sociology after 1945 outside Oxford and Cambridge, and independent initiatives such as the foundation of the Institute of Community Studies. A concluding section considers the uses made of British sociology, the place of the citizen as the subject of research, social surveys for policy-making, and the success of social science in predicting the future. These essays reflect the interests of the distinguished British sociologist, the late Philip Abrams. In addition to him the contributors include a number of distinguished sociologists such as A. H. Halsey, Hannan C. Selvin, Edward Shils, Peter Townsend and Peter Willmott, as well as several well-known younger scholars
The social basis of community care by Martin Bulmer( Book )

28 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in English and Italian and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Care for the elderly, disabled and mentally-ill within and by the community forms a vital part of current social policy. Martin Bulmer argues that this policy is inadequately thought out and rests on a series of poorly founded sociological assumptions. As a result there is a vacuum at the heart of government's social care policy which is likely to lead to ineffective or deteriorating provision for those in need. This book, first published in 1987, will be essential reading for all those concerned with the organization and delivery of social care, whether as students, practitioners or teachers
Ethnic and racial studies today by Martin Bulmer( Book )

14 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drawing on the latest research, the authors provide a full account of key controversies and debates and pinpoint new directions in research and scholarship that are likely to shape the study of race and ethnicity well into the future
Social research ethics : an examination of the merits of covert participant observation( Book )

15 editions published in 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Social policy research by Martin Bulmer( Book )

11 editions published in 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Social science research and government : comparative essays on Britain and the United States by Martin Bulmer( Book )

12 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in English and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Neighbours : the work of Philip Abrams by Philip Abrams( Book )

14 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first major study to examine the nature and significance of everyday relations between neighbours, and the potential of neighbourhood care in looking after elderly, sick or infirm members of society. Also presents and adds to the work of the late Philip Abrams
Social science and social policy by Martin Bulmer( Book )

10 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Social research and royal commissions( Book )

11 editions published between 1980 and 2015 in English and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Social scientists have proposed several different models for the relationship between social science theory, empirical social research and the actual making of public social policy. This book, first published in 1980, seeks to provide a critical analysis of the impact of research on policy through the detailed examination of the part which research played in the work of Royal Commissions of Inquiry, the bodies set up by government to consider, gather evidence on, report and make recommendations about specific policy areas. This titles varied and stimulating chapters will serve to shed consider
Mining and social change : Durham County in the twentieth century by Martin Bulmer( Book )

16 editions published between 1977 and 2015 in English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The strong community ties of mining villages are the central concern of this book, which deals with the social history and sociology of mining in County Durham in the twentieth century. Focusing on the country as a whole, this title, first published in 1978, asks what is most distinctive about the area in the past and how it is changing in the present. The personal documents presented in the first chapters of the book bring to life the local mining community with an evocative picture of village life at the turn of the century. These first-hand accounts are integrated with the results of social
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Researching race and racism
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Social measurement through social surveys : an applied approachThe Chicago school of sociology : institutionalization, diversity, and the rise of sociological researchSocial research in developing countries : surveys and censuses in the Third WorldRacismThe Social survey in historical perspective, 1880-1940Essays on the history of British sociological researchEthnic and racial studies todaySocial science research and government : comparative essays on Britain and the United StatesNeighbours : the work of Philip Abrams
Alternative Names
Bulmer, Martin

Martin Bulmer britischer Soziologe

Martin Bulmer British sociologist

Martin Bulmer Brits socioloog

Martin Bulmer sociólogo británico

バルマー, マーティン

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