The Good Research Guide: For Small-scale Social Research Projects

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Open University Press, 2003 - Education - 310 pages
The Good Research Guide has been a bestselling introduction to the basics of social research since it was first published in 1998. This new second edition of the book offers the same clear guidance on how to conduct successful small-scale research projects and adds even more value by including new sections on internet research, phenomenology, grounded theory and image-based methods. The book provides: * a clear summary of the relevant strategies, methods and approaches to data analysis * a jargon-free coverage of the key issues * an attractive layout and user-friendly presentation * checklists to guide good practice Practical and comprehensive, The Good Research Guide is an invaluable tool for students of education, health studies, business studies and other social sciences, who need to conduct small-scale research projects as part of undergraduate, postgraduate or professional studies.

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Martyn Denscombe is Professor of Social Research at De Montfort University.

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