Amazon cover image
Image from Amazon.com

Real world research : a resource for users of social research methods in applied settings / Colin Robson & Kieran McCartan.

By: Contributor(s): Material type: TextTextLanguage: English Publisher: Hoboken : Wiley, 2016Edition: Fourth EditionDescription: xxiii, 533 pagesContent type:
  • text
Media type:
  • unmediated
Carrier type:
  • volume
ISBN:
  • 9781118745236
Subject(s): Additional physical formats: Real world researchDDC classification:
  • 300.72 23
LOC classification:
  • H62
Other classification:
  • O:b
Contents:
Preface -- Acknowledgements -- Ways of using the book -- The main steps when carrying out a project -- Setting the scene -- Introduction -- Approaches to social research -- Planning : selecting a strategy -- Developing your ideas -- General design issues -- Desk-based research -- Fixed designs -- Flexible designs -- Multi-strategy (mixed methods) designs -- Designs for particular purposes: evaluation, action and change -- Ethical and political considerations -- Tactics : the methods of data collection -- Surveys and questionnaires -- Interviews and focus groups -- Tests and scales -- Observational methods -- Additional methods of data collection -- Writing a project proposal -- Carrying out the project -- Dealing with the data -- The analysis and interpretation of quantitative data -- The analysis and interpretation of qualitative data -- Reporting, disseminating and moving forward -- Appendix A: Using specialist software for quantitative analysis -- Appendix B: Using specialist software for qualitative analysis -- Glossary -- References and author index -- Subject index.
Star ratings
    Average rating: 0.0 (0 votes)
Holdings
Item type Current library Call number Status Date due Barcode
Book (Same day loan) Campus Karlskrona Referens 300 Available 080041488439
Book (loan) Campus Karlskrona 300 Available 080041488442
Book (loan) Campus Karlskrona 300 Available 080041488441
Book (loan) Campus Karlskrona 300 Available 080041488440

Revised edition of Real world research, 2011.

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Preface -- Acknowledgements -- Ways of using the book -- The main steps when carrying out a project -- Setting the scene -- Introduction -- Approaches to social research -- Planning : selecting a strategy -- Developing your ideas -- General design issues -- Desk-based research -- Fixed designs -- Flexible designs -- Multi-strategy (mixed methods) designs -- Designs for particular purposes: evaluation, action and change -- Ethical and political considerations -- Tactics : the methods of data collection -- Surveys and questionnaires -- Interviews and focus groups -- Tests and scales -- Observational methods -- Additional methods of data collection -- Writing a project proposal -- Carrying out the project -- Dealing with the data -- The analysis and interpretation of quantitative data -- The analysis and interpretation of qualitative data -- Reporting, disseminating and moving forward -- Appendix A: Using specialist software for quantitative analysis -- Appendix B: Using specialist software for qualitative analysis -- Glossary -- References and author index -- Subject index.

Imported from: lx2.loc.gov:210/LCDB (Do not remove)

Address: Library, Blekinge Tekniska Högskola, 371 79 Karlskrona
Telephone: 0455 - 38 51 01
E-mail: biblioteket@bth.se
Responsible for page: Library