A major shift in research methodology from technical to more contextual and pragmatic approaches, this thorough resource incorporates new trends while also providing comprehensive coverage of the full range of established research approaches and techniques, skillfully combining epistemology, methodology, statistics, and application in a volume that is both sophisticated and practical. Placing a greater emphasis on interdisciplinary and applied research skills, this guide encourages the concurrent use of qualitative and quantitative methods and explores such complex topics as ethical issues in social science research; inferential statistical methods; and Marxist, feminist, and black scholarship perspectives.Proposals that take the form of guides provide a rough picture or framework of what will be done, and state explicitly how decisions will be made during the research to ensure that the study is coherent and the findings are valid. There are twoanbsp;...
|Title||:||Research in Practice|
|Author||:||Martin Terre Blanche, Kevin Durrheim, Desmond Painter|
|Publisher||:||Juta and Company Ltd - 2006|