Doing a Successful Research Project: Using Qualitative or Quantitative Methods (Paperback)

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Doing a Successful Research Project: Using Qualitative or Quantitative Methods (Paperback)

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This straightforward, student-friendly guide contains all the practical advice for successfully undertaking a research project, leading students through all the stages of the research process. The second edition of this no-nonsense textbook supports students in conducting their own research projects, whatever discipline they are from. Describing processes, tools and strategies in a simple, succinct way, it supports the reader carefully through the planning and design stages, to implementation, analysis and completion.

Doing a Successful Research Project is suitable for an interdisciplinary audience all over the world. It is aimed at undergraduate and postgraduate students undertaking a research project or dissertation across the social sciences, applied social sciences, education, health and business studies. It can also be used as essential or complimentary reading on modules on qualitative and quantitative research and research design.New to this Edition:
- Enhanced coverage of essential topics, including research ethics, the literature review and online methodologies
- Increased coverage on quantitative methods
- New up-to-date examples of real-life research studies
- Broadened scope to encourage appeal to a wide range of academic disciplines
Martin Davies is Professor Emeritus at the University of East Anglia, UK. He has extensive social science research experience, having held research posts in the Home Office, the National Health Service and the Universities of Manchester and East Anglia, where he supervised the research dissertations of more than 750 graduate and undergraduate students. Nathan Hughes is Director of Education and Senior Lecturer in Social Policy and Social Work at the Institute of Applied Social Studies, University of Birmingham, UK.Martin Davies is Professor Emeritus at the University of East Anglia, UK. He has extensive social science research experience, having held research posts in the Home Office, the National Health Service and the Universities of Manchester and East Anglia, where he supervised the research dissertations of more than 750 graduate and undergraduate students. Nathan Hughes is Director of Education and Senior Lecturer in Social Policy and Social Work at the Institute of Applied Social Studies, University of Birmingham, UK.
Product Details ISBN: 9781137306425
ISBN-10: 1137306424
Publisher: Red Globe Press
Publication Date: March 11th, 2014
Pages: 288
Language: English

"This book contains all the advice a student needs to design a hands-on methods project, to reflect on the process and to acquire transferable skills for the future." - Ann Taylor, Lecturer in Sociology, University of Newcastle NSW, Australia
 
"This is an excellent guide for undergraduate students conducting research projects in the social sciences. It addresses many of the issues that students encounter and offers excellent practical advice. It is the best text on this topic I have seen." – Patrick White, Senior Lecturer in Sociology, University of Leicester, UK

"Clearly-written and well-organized, this book is an excellent, introductory text covering a broad scope of research methods for beginning students." – Gerardo Marti, L. Richardson King Associate Professor of Sociology, Davidson College, USA