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Robson, Colin (2002) Real world research: a resource for social scientists and practitioner-researchers. Oxford: Blackwell .

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This book advice looks at carrying out real world research. The emphasis is on rigour and trustworthiness utilising a systematic procedures appropriate to the task. The author explores the multi-method case study as a serious strategy alongside field experimentation and the survey, with an even-handed coverage of qualitative and quantitative approaches. A final section covers issues in 'making an impact' including different approaches to reporting, the place of enquiry in promoting change, and the relative roles of practitioners and researchers.


Item Type
Book
Date
2002
Call No
RC
Pages
xxii,
Publisher
Blackwell
Place of Publication
Oxford
ISBN
0-631-21305-8
Edition
2nd ed.
Keywords
study design, planning, execution, and result, data collection, qualitative research method, qualitative research method, qualitative data analysis
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
EndNote
Accession Number
HRB 1499 (Available)

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