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How to Research

How to Research - 3rd edition

How to Research - 3rd edition

ISBN13: 9780335217465

ISBN10: 033521746X

How to Research by Lorraine Blaxter, Christina Hughes and Malcolm Tight - ISBN 9780335217465
Edition: 3RD 07
Copyright: 2007
Publisher: Open University Press
Published:
International: No
How to Research by Lorraine Blaxter, Christina Hughes and Malcolm Tight - ISBN 9780335217465

ISBN13: 9780335217465

ISBN10: 033521746X


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Summary

How to Research is a practical handbook for those carrying out small scale research projects and discusses the practice and experience of doing research in the social sciences.

The new edition has been updated throughout and includes extensively revised chapters on introductory thinking about research and data analysis. Building on the strengths of the previous edition, Blaxter, Hughes and Tight include new material on:

  • Writing research proposals
  • Making presentations
  • Researching in your own workplace
  • Data collection software and time management
  • Case studies of small scale research projects

It is written in an original, accessible and jargon free style using a variety of different forms of presentation to support the researcher. It is written for all those who are required to complete a research project as part of their studies and is invaluable for those conducting research in the workplace.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

All at sea but learning to swim
Getting started
Thinking about methods
Reading for research
Managing your project
Collecting data
Analysing data
Writing up
Finishing off