"Describes the quantitative research process--framing analytical questions, developing a comprehensive outline, providing a roadmap for the reader, and accessing indispensable computer and program tools. Supplies end-of-chapter checklists, extensive examples, and biobliographies."
Part 1 Selecting a topic: choosing a subject; forming an outline. Part 2 Reviewing the literature: tools; writing the review. Part 3 Developing your model: specifying your models; defining the methodology. Part 4 Presenting your case: telling a story; data-gathering. Part 5 Coming to a conclusion: the conclusion; the dissertation process. Part 6 Final topics; the humanities and the natural sciences; funding.