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- DescriptionAn indispensable guide to conducting research in the social sciences Looking beyond the traditional boundaries of quantitative and qualitative research, this is an illuminating and accessible guide to thinking about the role of the researcher - who they are, what they do, and how they shape their own practice. Written by an expert with many years' experience of teaching and research, it will help both vice and expert readers to assess and affect their own impact on their methodology and findings. Practising Research: * Includes examples of classic and contemporary research, drawn from a broad range of disciplines and real-life settings * Contains interviews with experienced researchers who provide reflections, ideas and suggestions based on their own experiences and practices * Provides practical hints and tips, reflective questions and further reading sections that will equip readers with the skills and confidence to think deeply about their own research Suitable for students and early-career researchers working across the social and behavioural sciences, this book will be an essential reference for anybody who wishes to reflect on and develop their research skills.
- Author BiographyNollaig Frost is Senior Lecturer in Psychology at Middlesex University, UK. She is the author of many papers and book chapters on research methodology, recently contributing to The Oxford Handbook of Multi- and Mixed-Methods Research Inquiry (Oxford University Press, 2015) and The Handbook of Qualitative Research in Sports and Exercise Psychology (Routledge, 2016). She sole-edited one of the first books on pluralistic research, Qualitative Research in Psychology: Combining Core Approaches, (Open University Press, 2011). Nollaig also writes about second-time motherhood, most recently contributing to Mothering and Psychoanalysis: Clinical, Sociological and Feminist Perspectives (Demeter Press, 2014), and pursues research interests in mental illness and migration.
- Author(s)Nollaig Frost
- PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
- Date of Publication14/03/2016
- SubjectPsychology: Textbooks & Study Guides
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintPalgrave Macmillan
- Content Notebiography
- Weight267 g
- Width138 mm
- Height216 mm
- Spine13 mm
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