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Doing Development Research - 06 edition

Doing Development Research (ISBN10: 1412902851; ISBN13: 9781412902854)
ISBN13: 978-1412902854
ISBN10: 1412902851

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-1412902847
ISBN10: 1412902843

Summary: Doing Development Research is a comprehensive introduction to research in development studies, that provides thorough training for anyone carrying out research in developing countries. It brings together experts with extensive experience of overseas research, presenting an interdisciplinary guide to the core methodologies.

Informed by years of research experience, Doing Development Research draws together many strands of action research and participatory m
ethods, demonstrating their diverse applications and showing how they interrelate.

Key Features:
  • An account of the theoretical approaches that underlie development work
  • An explanation of the practical issues involved in planning development research
  • A systematic overview of information and data collecting methods in three sub-sections: methods of social research and associated forms of analysis; using existing knowledge and records; and disseminating findings/research
Using clear and uncomplicated language illustrated with appropriate learning features throughout - the text guides the researcher through the choice of appropriate methods, the implementation of the research, and the communication of the findings to a range of audiences. This is the essential A-Z of development research.
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Summary: Doing Development Research is a comprehensive introduction to research in development studies, that provides thorough training for anyone carrying out research in developing countries. It brings together experts with extensive experience of overseas research, presenting an interdisciplinary guide to the core methodologies.

Informed by years of research experience, Doing Development Research draws together many strands of action research and participatory methods, demonstrating their diverse applications and showing how they interrelate.

Key Features:
  • An account of the theoretical approaches that underlie development work
  • An explanation of the practical issues involved in planning development research
  • A systematic overview of information and data collecting methods in three sub-sections: methods of social research and associated forms of analysis; using existing knowledge and records; and disseminating findings/research
Using clear and uncomplicated language illustrated with appropriate learning features throughout - the text guides the researcher through the choice of appropriate methods, the implementation of the research, and the communication of the findings to a range of audiences. This is the essential A-Z of development research. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 06
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Sage Publications, Inc.
Year Published: 2006
International: No

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