The Hard-pressed Researcher: A Research Handbook for the Caring Professions (BOK)

Anne Edwards, Robin Talbot

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Working in the fields of education, health and social care demands a great deal of energy, effort and commitment on the part of the practitioner or trainee. When a research project is added to a workload the pressures can be great, particulary if the would-be-researcher is not confident about the process involved. The Hard-pressed Researcher provides practical guidance on how to undertake a research project. It has been written specially for practitioners and students in the fields of education, health and social care and assumes no specific knowledge of the research process. This revised and updated version of the first edition covers the major modes of research (experimental research, survey work, case study, interpretative research and action research) and provides step-by-step guidance from conceptualization through to report writing. Each chapter provides sources for further reading and the book ends with a series of statistical tables. All those studying or working in the caring professions will welcome the very straightforward and sympathetic approach of the authors, both of whom have considerable experience in the supervision of research work.


Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 1999 Forfatter Anne Edwards, Robin Talbot
Taylor & Francis
ISBN 9780582369726
Antall sider 232 Dimensjoner 16,8cm x 21,5cm x 1,1cm
Vekt 651 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Social research & statistics