This expanded and updated edition of Gopal Kanji's best-selling resource on statistical tests provides unique coverage of the most commonly-used tests, with information on how to calculate and interpret results with simple datasets..Each entry begins with a short summary statement about the test's..
A bridge to the world of mathematics for readers who want to gain a good foundation in basic mathematical skills for research and other activities.This book aims to help students of social sciences, liberal arts, and humanities to develop the ability to analyze and reason mathematically, to model si..
How to Publish Your PhD is the first book to provide students with a comprehensive and authoritative guide to publishing their research.
A wealth of practical information and advice is included on:
• choosing a publisher
• revising your thesis
• putting together a proposal
• surviving the revie..
in the new edition of his bestselling book, Uwe Flick introduces the main theoretical approaches to qualitative research, and provides unmatched coverage of the full range of methods available to qualitative researchers. Organised around the process of doing qualitative research, the book guides you..
This book offers a comprehensive and well-rounded view of research as a tool for problem-solving in the wide range of the social sciences. It is built on the foundation of philosophical pragmatism, postulating that the value of knowledge and research methodologies lie in their usefulness in engaging..
This collection brings together readings from the vast range of ethnographic perspectives and practices to offer a multi-dimensional, detailed exploration of the 'theory and 'practice of ethnographic research, with a major emphasis on the contemporary application of the same. This is undertaken with..
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Students and practitioners of social science often look at mathematics and its allies with suspicion. This book attempts at moderating such a feeling in an interactive and humorous way. The time-tested approach and content serve s..
A must-have title for all business and management students, this is the perfect guide to achieving success in your research project. Written specifically for business students with an interactive approach, this bestselling, jargon-free textbook highlights each stage of the research process, guiding ..
These books, as a whole, serve as a “one-stop-shop” or “all-in-one guide” in introducing those at the very beginning of research, beginner university students, distance education students and students in vocational higher education (polytechnics), to the world of basic research methodology – to both..
An exploration of the ways in which research, power and politics interact in violently divided societies Over the past two decades, there has been an increase in the funding of research in and on violently divided societies. But how do we know whether research makes any difference to these societ..
This book contains everything that a qualitative researcher needs to know and a quantitative researcher needs to learn.
Written by the world-renowned authorities in their fields, this edition covers all issues relevant to qualitative research, from choosing the research topic through fieldwork te..
The Practice of Qualitative Research guides readers step by step through the process of collecting, analyzing, designing, and interpreting qualitative research. Written in an engaging style, this student-cantered text offers invaluable insights into the practice of qualitative research, with coverag..