The Resource Introducing research methodology : a beginner's guide to doing a research project, Uwe Flick

Introducing research methodology : a beginner's guide to doing a research project, Uwe Flick

Label
Introducing research methodology : a beginner's guide to doing a research project
Title
Introducing research methodology
Title remainder
a beginner's guide to doing a research project
Statement of responsibility
Uwe Flick
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Author
Subject
Language
eng
Additional physical form
Also issued online
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
Dewey number
300.721
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Introducing research methodology : a beginner's guide to doing a research project, Uwe Flick
Publication
Note
Formerly CIP.
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Machine generated contents note: pt. I Orientation -- 1.Why Social Research? -- What is Social Research? -- The Tasks of Social Research -- What Can You Achieve with Social Research? -- Quantitative and Qualitative Research -- Doing Research On-site and Doing it Online -- Why and How Research Can Be Fun -- Orientation in the Field of Social Research -- 2.Worldviews in Social Research -- Introduction -- Positivism -- Critical Rationalism -- Interpretative Paradigm -- Constructionism -- Social Research between Fundamentalism and Pragmatism -- Conclusion -- Guideline Questions for Locating Procedures in Epistemology -- 3.Ethical Issues in Social Research -- Principles of Ethically Acceptable Research -- Informed Consent -- Confidentiality, Anonymity and Data Protection -- How to Avoid Causing Harm to Participants -- Codes of Ethics -- Ethics Committees -- Rules of Good Scientific Practice -- Research Ethics: Cases and Mass Research -- Research Ethics in Online Research --
  • Contents note continued: Conclusion -- Checklist for Taking Ethical Issues into Account -- 4.From Research Idea to Research Question -- Starting Points for Research -- Origins of Research Questions -- Characteristics of Research Questions -- Good Research Questions, Bad Research Questions -- The Use of Hypotheses -- Checklist for Formulating Research Questions -- pt. II Planning and Design -- 5.Reading and Reviewing the Literature -- The Scope of a Literature Review -- What Do We Mean by 'Literature? -- Finding Literature -- Areas of Literature -- Reading Empirical Studies -- Using the Literature -- Documentation and Referencing -- Plagiarism and How to Avoid it -- Checklist for Finding, Assessing and Reviewing Literature -- 6.Planning Social Research: Steps in the Research Process -- Overview of the Research Process -- The Research Process in Quantitative Research -- The Research Process in Qualitative Research --
  • Contents note continued: Comparing the Processes of Quantitative and Qualitative Research -- Checklist for Planning an Empirical Study -- 7.Designing Social Research -- Writing a Proposal for a Research Project -- Developing a Timescale -- Designing a Study -- Sampling -- Checklist for Designing an Empirical Study -- 8.Deciding on Your Methods -- Decisions in the Research Process -- Decisions in Quantitative Research -- Decisions in Qualitative Research -- Decisions within Quantitative and Qualitative Research -- Deciding between Qualitative and Quantitative Research -- Deciding between Doing Research On-site or Online -- Deciding on Specific Approaches to Research -- Reflection Halfway through the Process -- Checklist for Choosing a Specific Method -- pt. III Working with Data -- 9.Collecting Quantitative and Qualitative Data -- Surveys and Interviews -- Observation -- Working with Documents -- Obtaining and Documenting Information -- Checklist for Designing Data Collection --
  • Contents note continued: 10.Analyzing Quantitative and Qualitative Data -- Content Analysis -- Quantitative Data Analysis -- Qualitative Analysis -- Case Studies and Typologies -- Checklist for Analyzing Data -- 11.E-Research: Doing Social Research Online -- What is E-Research and Why Do it? -- Sampling and Access -- Online Surveys, Interviews and Focus Groups -- Virtual Ethnography -- Analyzing Internet Documents and Interactions -- E-Research Today: Using Web 2.0 -- Checklist for Designing Social Research Online -- 12.Triangulation and Mixed Methods -- Limits of Quantitative Research -- Limits of Qualitative Research -- Combining Different Approaches -- Mixed Methods -- Triangulation -- E-Research as a Complementary Strategy -- Pragmatism and the Issue as Points of Reference -- Triangulation in Social Research and its Limits -- Checklist for Designing Combinations of Methods -- pt. IV Reflection and Writing -- 13.What is Good Research? Evaluating Your Research Project --
  • Contents note continued: Evaluating Empirical Studies -- Quality and Evaluation of Quantitative Research -- Quality and Evaluation of Qualitative Research -- Generalization -- Standards and Quality in E-Research -- Checklist for Evaluating a Research Project -- 14.Writing up Research and Using Results -- Goals of Writing Up Social Research -- Writing Up Quantitative Research -- Writing Up Qualitative Research -- Issues of Writing -- Outlets for Writing -- Feeding Back Results to Participants -- Using Data in Debate -- Checklist for Presenting Empirical Procedures
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000054683065
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
Second edition
Extent
xxii, 295 pages
Isbn
9781446294239
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(hardback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
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illustrations
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md32775167

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