An essential tool for those planning to undertake social research, this exceptional book tackles many of the specific concerns and issues that arise. A well structured text, it offers a comprehensive introduction to a range of important areas in project management, including: commissioning research preparing a tender or grant application risk and stakeholder analysis managing the field work and data analysis financial management ethics, confidentiality and copyright. This book provides a unique source of guidance for anyone seeking to commission, manage or carry out social research. It will especially benefit researchers working in a variety of different contexts, including those in academia, central or local government, 'quangos', public bodies or private consulting companies.A Practical Guide Roger J. Tarling ... I have led and directed many individual research projects and while at the Home Office Research and Planning Unit I formulated ... Participation included membership of the ESRC Datasets Policy Working Group (which looked at the implications for social ... pertinent to social research and omitted topics that are paramount in it, such as, commissioning research, applying for funding, ... The book is intended as a practical manual and guide Preface.
|Title||:||Managing Social Research|
|Author||:||Roger J. Tarling|
|Publisher||:||Psychology Press - 2006|