Book Real world research : a resource for users of social research methods in applied settings.
Publication year: 2016
Media type Book
Edition: Fourth edition / Colin Robson & Kieran McCartan.
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 9781118745236 (pbk.) :
Previous edition: Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, 2011.
Extent: xxiii, 533 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 25 cm
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'Real World Research' furnishes students with the skills necessary in order to conduct research outside the laboratory, in real world situations. The fourth edition has been thoroughly revised to bring it up-to-date. Real world research is a common responsibility of professionals and practitioners in a wide range of both public and private settings. These include teachers, social workers and health service professionals, managers and specialists in business, architects, designers, criminologists and accountants among many others.Real World Research provides a clear route-map of the various steps needed to carry out a piece of applied research to a high professional standard. It is accessible to those without a social science background while providing rigorous and fully up-to-date coverage of contemporary issues and debates. It brings together materials and approaches from different social science disciplines, seeing value in both quantitative and qualitative approaches, as well as