Research Methodology by
Publication Date: 2014-02-11
Written specifically for students with no previous experience of research and research methodology, the Fourth Edition of Research Methodology breaks the process of designing and doing a research project into eight manageable STEPs. The book contains straightforward, practical guidance on: - Formulating a research question - Ethical considerations - Carrying out a literature review - Choosing a research design - Selecting a sample - Collecting and analysing qualitative and quantitative data - Writing a research report The fourth edition has been revised and updated to include improved learning features throughout the text to help students consolidate their knowledge, a new text design to make the book more engaging, and a brand new companion website with resources for lecturers and students. The book is essential reading for undergraduate and postgraduate students in the social sciences embarking on qualitative or quantitative research projects.