Finding Out Fast

Finding Out Fast

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Finding Out Fast provides readers with key skills and approaches for research designed to inform policies, particularly on development. Recognizing that policy decisions are typically made under pressure of time and on the basis of incomplete data or with limited resources with which to obtain information, the authors provide guidance on how to locate, evaluate and use relevant information, fast. They explain and critically review a variety of research methods for `finding out fast', in the belief that these methods can still be rigorous. Finding Out Fast will assist readers to become competent investigators, to understand how to use research more effectively and how to commission and criticalInvestigative Skills for Policy and Development Alan Thomas, Joanna Chataway, Marc Wuyts. PART. II. THINKING. WITH. PAPER. HOW. TO. DO. A. LITERATURE. STUDY. STEPHANIE BARRIENTOS Any kind of research or investigation in policy is going to involve, at some level, a study of ... Either way, you should be able to analyse and use the literature in order to support your own research project.

Title:Finding Out Fast
Author:Alan Thomas, Joanna Chataway, Marc Wuyts
Publisher:SAGE - 1998


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