The Good Research Guide for Small-Scale Social Research Projects

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Contents
List of figuresvii
Acknowledgementsviii
Introduction1
Part I Strategies for social research3
1Surveys6
2Case studies30
3Internet research41
4Experiments61
5Action research73
6Ethnography84
7Phenomenology96
8Grounded theory109
Part II Methods of social research131
9Questionnaires144
10Interviews163
11Observation192
12Documents212
Part III Analysis231
13Quantitative data236
14Qualitative data267
15Writing up the research284
Frequently asked questions299
References302
Index307

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • List of Figures vi
  • Acknowledgements vii
  • Introduction 1
  • Part I - Strategies for Social Research 3
  • 1: Surveys 6
  • 2: Case Studies 30
  • 3: Internet Research 41
  • 4: Experiments 61
  • 5: Action Research 73
  • 6: Ethnography 84
  • 7: Phenomenology 96
  • 8: Grounded Theory 109
  • Part II - Methods of Social Research 131
  • 9: Questionnaires 144
  • 10: Interviews 163
  • 11: Observation 192
  • 12: Documents 212
  • Part III - Analysis 231
  • 13: Quantitative Data 236
  • 14: Qualitative Data 267
  • 15: Writing Up the Research 284
  • Frequently Asked Questions 299
  • References 302
  • Index 307
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