Research Methods: The Key Concepts

ISBN: 9780415599825

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This invaluable resource provides a comprehensive overview of the many methods and methodologies of social research. Each entry provides a critical definition and examines the value and difficulties of a particular method or methodology of concept across different fields of social research. Concepts include:

  • Action research
  • Chaos theory
  • Discourse analysis
  • Epistemology
  • Literature review
  • Interviewing
  • Social constructivism
  • World view
With thematic further reading stretching across the social sciences, Research Methods: The Key Concepts will help readers develop a firm understanding of the rationale and principles behind key research methods, and is a must-have for new researchers at all levels, from undergraduate to postgraduate and beyond.

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Title:
Research Methods: The Key Concepts
ISBN-10:
0415599822
ISBN-13:
9780415599825
Author:
Michael Hammond and Jerry Wellington
Publisher:
CRC Press
Published Date:
20121010
Binding
Hardback
Pages:
180
Language:
English
Product Dim.:
8.5 H x 5.5 W (inches)

Michael Hammond and Jerry Wellington

Michael Hammond is director of research degree students in the Institute of Education at the University of Warwick, UK. He supervises research students, teaches on several post degree programmes and has supported practitioner research projects.

Jerry Wellington taught in schools in Tower Hamlets before joining the University of Sheffield where he is now a professor and head of research degrees in the School of Education. He teaches on a range of programmes including the BA, MA, EdD and PhD.

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About the Author

Michael Hammond is director of research degree students in the Institute of Education at the University of Warwick, UK. He supervises research students, teaches on several post degree programmes and has supported practitioner research projects.



Jerry Wellington taught in schools in Tower Hamlets before joining the University of Sheffield where he is now a professor and head of research degrees in the School of Education. He teaches on a range of programmes including the BA, MA, EdD and PhD.

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