How to Research
McGraw-Hill International, Nov 1, 2006 - Education - 287 pages
Praise for the first edition:
"...an excellent choice for any student about to start a research project for the first time."
Praise for the second edition:
"How to Researchis best used as a reference tool to dip in and out of when required. Not only is it an excellent starting point for new researchers and students, but undoubtedly the more experienced researcher will also find it valuable. Furthermore, those involved in teaching research methods or supervising research students would find this a useful source of information, exercises and ideas."
How to Researchis a practical handbook for those carrying out small scale research projects and discusses the practice and experience of doing research in the social sciences.
The new edition has been updated throughout and includes extensively revised chapters on introductory thinking about research and data analysis. Building on the strengths of the previous edition, Blaxter, Hughes and Tight include new material on:
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Chapter 1 All at sea but learning to swim
Chapter 2 Getting started
Chapter 3 Thinking about methods
Chapter 4 Reading for research
Chapter 5 Managing your project
Chapter 6 Collecting data
Chapter 7 Analysing data