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The research companion : a practical guide for those in social sciences, health and development

Author
Boynton, Petra M., author.
Title
The research companion : a practical guide for those in social sciences, health and development / Petra M. Boynton.
Format
Book
Edition
2nd edition.
Published
London ; New York : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2017.
Description
289 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Notes
Revised edition of the author's The research companion, 2004.
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents
  • Acknowledgements
  • First steps
  • Planning research
  • Starting out
  • Completing research
  • Participants
  • Researcher safety and well-being
  • Once a study's underway
  • End results and reporting findings
  • Endnote
  • References
  • Author index
  • Subject index.
Summary
"The Research Companion focuses on the practical skills needed to complete research in the social or health sciences and development. It covers the behind-the-scenes essentials you need to run an effective and ethical piece of research and offers clear, honest advice to help avoid typical problems and improve standards and outcomes. It addresses each stage of the research process from thinking of a research idea, through to managing, monitoring, completing and reporting your project, and working effectively and safely with participants and colleagues."--Publisher's description.
Subject headings
Social sciences--Research.
ISBN
9781138917606 (hardback ; alk. paper)
1138917605 (hardback ; alk. paper)
9781138917613 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
1138917613 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
9781315688909 (e-book)

Holdings

Library
Kokomo Library
Call Number
H62 .B6289 2017
Location
Kokomo Library - Writing Collection
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