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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.
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Accession Number:HRB 1499 (Available)
Subjects:R Research > Data analysis method > Qualitative data analysis
R Research > Research organization and management
R Research > Research and evaluation method
R Research > Data analysis method > Quantitative data analysis

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