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How to Research

How to Research - 96 edition

How to Research - 96 edition

ISBN13: 9780335194520

ISBN10: 0335194524

How to Research by Loraine Blaxter, Christina Hughes and Malcolm Tight - ISBN 9780335194520
Edition: 96
Copyright: 1996
Publisher: Open University Press
Published: 1996
International: No
How to Research by Loraine Blaxter, Christina Hughes and Malcolm Tight - ISBN 9780335194520

ISBN13: 9780335194520

ISBN10: 0335194524

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Summary

This book is about the practice and experience of doing research in the social sciences as well as in related subjects such as education, business studies and health and social care. It is aimed at those, particularly the less experienced, who are involved in small-scale research projects at college or at work. The book is written in an original, accessible and jargon free style using a variety of different forms of presentation to support the researcher.

How to Research offers:

  • a series of useful exercises to help progress research thinking
  • a wide range of examples taken from a variety of subject areas
  • extensive annotated bibliographies for further reading
  • practical hints for all stages of the research process


This book will be a core text for undergraduate and postgraduate research methods courses in the social sciences and will also be invaluable for those carrying out research as part of a workplace assignment.

Author Bio

Blaxter, Loraine : University of Warwick

Research Associate and Deputy Director, International Centre for Education in Development, University of Warwick

Hughes, Christina : University of Warwick

Lecturer, Department of Continuing Education, University of Warwick

Tight, Malcolm : University of Warwick

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

  1. Thinking about research
  2. Getting started
  3. Thinking about methods
  4. Reading for research
  5. Managing your project
  6. Collecting data
  7. Analyzing data
  8. Writing up
  9. Finishing off.



Other Editions of How to Research

How to Research by Lorraine Blaxter, Malcolm Tight, Loraine Blaxter and Christina Hughes - ISBN 9780335209033