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Research Design

Succesful Designs for Social Economics Research

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Research Design by Catherine Hakim
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This work provides a practical overview for graduates and professional researchers of the central issues involved in the design of medium to large scale social and economic research. Covering both theoretical and policy research "Hakim" sets out the key features, strengths and limitations of eight main types of study, with illustrations from real-life research of the kinds of questions each can best be used to answer. This book also offers a more general discussion of strategies for choosing between one design and another, and on how different types of study can be successfully combined in wider-ranging research programmes. In this expanded second edition the author has added new material on areas of contemporary significance across the social and economic sciences. New features to this edition are: a chapter on cross-national comparative studies; more examples throughout the text of comparative research both within Europe and across modern societies; and discussions of student theses, advocacy research, selection effects and collaboration.

Author Biography

Catherine Hakim is Senior Research Fellow at the London School of Economics
Release date NZ
May 25th, 2000
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Edition
2nd Revised edition
Illustrations
bibliography, indices
Imprint
Routledge
Pages
272
Dimensions
138x216x21
ISBN-13
9780415223126
Product ID
1680845

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