How to research / Loraine Blaxter, Christina Hughes and Malcolm Tight.

by Blaxter, Loraine, 1945-Looking glass; Hughes, Christina, 1952-Looking glass; Tight, MalcolmLooking glass.

Publisher: Maidenhead : Open University Press, 2006.Edition: Third edition.Description: xii, 287 pages ; 23 cm.ISBN: 033521746X; 0335217478; 9780335217465; 9780335217472.Subject(s): Research -- MethodologyLooking glass | Social sciences -- ResearchLooking glassNote: Previous ed.: 2001.Note: Bibliography: pages 280-284. - Includes index.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

Including chapters on planning and carrying out small-scale research projects, this practical guide takes the reader step-by-step through the research process, from writing proposals to completion of the project. As well as exercises, it also gives advice on writing proposals and making presentations.

Previous ed.: 2001.

Bibliography: pages 280-284. - Includes index.

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • List of boxes
  • All at sea but learning to swim
  • Getting started
  • Thinking about methods
  • Reading for research
  • Managing your project
  • Collecting data
  • Analysing data
  • Writing up
  • Finishing off
  • References
  • Index

Author notes provided by Syndetics

Lorraine Blaxter is based at the University of Warwick, United Kingdom, where she lectures at the School of Health and Human Studies.

Christina Hughes is a senior lecturer in the University of Warwick's sociology department.

Malcolm Tight is based at the Department of Educational Research at Lancashire University, United Kingdom.

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