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The essential guide to doing research / Zina O'Leary.

By: O'Leary, Zina.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: London ; New Delhi : Thoundand Oaks ; Vistaar publications, c2004Description: xii, 226 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 8178294923; 9788178294926; 0761941991 (pbk.).Subject(s): Research -- MethodologyDDC classification: 300.72 Online resources: WorldCat details | Ebook Fulltext
Contents:
Table of contents Research as a Creative and Strategic Thinking Process -- Managing the Process -- Developing Your Research Question -- Exploring Power and Ethics in Research -- Indicators of Good Research -- Working with Literature -- Methodological Design -- Exploring Populations -- Investigating Complexities of the Social World -- Facilitating Change through Research -- Data Collection -- Data Management and Analysis -- The Challenge of Writing-Up
Summary: This is a comprehensive, practical and engaging guide to understanding and embarking upon social science research. By adopting a clear and accessible approach, the text encourages students to think about, and engage with, every aspect of the research process.
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Online version:
O'Leary, Zina.
Essential guide to doing research.
London : SAGE, 2004
(OCoLC)606185264

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Table of contents Research as a Creative and Strategic Thinking Process --
Managing the Process --
Developing Your Research Question --
Exploring Power and Ethics in Research --
Indicators of Good Research --
Working with Literature --
Methodological Design --
Exploring Populations --
Investigating Complexities of the Social World --
Facilitating Change through Research --
Data Collection --
Data Management and Analysis --
The Challenge of Writing-Up

This is a comprehensive, practical and engaging guide to understanding and embarking upon social science research. By adopting a clear and accessible approach, the text encourages students to think about, and engage with, every aspect of the research process.

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