Research Methodology (4th ed.)

A Step-by-Step Guide for Beginners

Ranjit Kumar,

Research Methodology: A Step-by-Step Guide for Beginners
 
 

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Research Methodology: A Step by Step Guide for Beginners
has been written specifically for those with no previous experience of research or research methodology. Written in a logical and accessible style and providing helpful techniques and examples, it breaks the process of designing and doing a research project into eight manageable operational steps. The book guides you through your project from beginning to end by offering practical advice on:

  • formulating a research question
  • ethical considerations
  • carrying out a literature review
  • choosing a research design
  • selecting a sample
  • collecting and analysing qualitative and quantitative data
  • writing a research report.

The book is essential reading for undergraduate and postgraduate students in the social sciences embarking on quantitative or qualitative research projects.



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