Social Research in Developing Countries

Surveys and Censuses in the Third World
Author: Martin Bulmer,Donald P. Warwick
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9781857281378
Category: Social Science
Page: 383
View: 2197
DOWNLOAD NOW »
Deals with particular problems of carrying out social surveys and censuses in the Third World. Research design, sampling, data collection and the social context of research are discussed.

Fundamentals of Social Research Methods

An African Perspective
Author: Claire Bless,Craig Higson-Smith,Ashraf Kagee
Publisher: Juta and Company Ltd
ISBN: 9780702171949
Category: Social sciences
Page: 190
View: 4479
DOWNLOAD NOW »
Researchers are continually challenged to find new ways of investigating political, economic and social issues in Africa. This user-friendly, expanded fourth edition of "Social Research Methods" includes new research designs and a comprehensive discussion of research ethics. In this way the book continues to provide an up-to-date and accessible text on social research methods and applications within African contexts. This book spans a broad spectrum and areas of focus include agriculture, public health, community development and regional planning. The material is compatible with the syllabi of social science methods courses in many African training institutions. The text presents clearly and concisely the fundamentals of research methods in a range of social sciences, including sociology, economics, political science, psychology and education. The content is illustrated throughout with actual examples of social research conducted in various African countries. This text has been written for the non-professional researcher and the student of research methods. It will prove invaluable to university students, government administrators, development planners, business managers, social workers, educationists and all those interested in conducting social research, including novices.

Cultures, Politics, and Research Programs

An International Assessment of Practical Problems in Field Research
Author: Uma Narula,W. Barnett Pearce
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136462686
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 264
View: 971
DOWNLOAD NOW »
A compilation of authoritative reports from seasoned researchers working in eight different countries on five continents, this volume examines the concept that conditions of local feasibility are constitutive of research practices not simply obstructions to the realization of an ideal. The result documents the effects of political and cultural factors on research projects and offers culturally sensitive researchers a wealth of practical knowledge.

Methods for Development Work and Research

A New Guide for Practitioners
Author: Britha Mikkelsen
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9780761933274
Category: Social Science
Page: 373
View: 9393
DOWNLOAD NOW »
an indispensable, down-to-earth, richly illustrated guide to a variety of quantitative and qualitative methods for research and practice in development settings.

A handbook of methodology in African studies


Author: Dele Layiwola
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Africa
Page: 219
View: 6946
DOWNLOAD NOW »


Survey Research in Underdeveloped Countries


Author: C. Chris J. Dixon,Bridget Leach
Publisher: Geo
ISBN: N.A
Category: Social Science
Page: 78
View: 1076
DOWNLOAD NOW »


Futures


Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category:
Page: N.A
View: 1998
DOWNLOAD NOW »


Ilorin Journal of Arts and Social Sciences

IJASS : a Publication of the School of Arts and Social Sciences, Kwara State College of Education, Ilorin
Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Education
Page: N.A
View: 5373
DOWNLOAD NOW »


Appropriate Technology


Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Technical assistance
Page: N.A
View: 5434
DOWNLOAD NOW »


Social sciences index


Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category:
Page: N.A
View: 7458
DOWNLOAD NOW »


The Handbook of Social Research Ethics


Author: Donna M. Mertens,Pauline E. Ginsberg
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
ISBN: 1412949181
Category: Social Science
Page: 667
View: 5704
DOWNLOAD NOW »
Brings together international scholars across the social and behavioural sciences and education to address those ethical issues that arise in the theory and practice of research within the technologically advancing and culturally complex world in which we live.

British Books in Print


Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Publishers' catalogs
Page: 6883
View: 5858
DOWNLOAD NOW »


How to Succeed in Your Master's and Doctoral Studies

A South African Guide and Resource Book
Author: Johann Mouton
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Dissertations, Academic
Page: 280
View: 4375
DOWNLOAD NOW »
A resource for students and supervisors alike, the topics covered are related to the management of postgraduate research studies: the development of a successful research proposal (with examples); research resource management; research ethics and more.

The Oxford Handbook of the Social Science of Obesity


Author: John Cawley,John Horan Cawley
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199736367
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 894
View: 7299
DOWNLOAD NOW »
This volume summarizes the findings and insights of obesity-related research from the full range of social sciences including anthropology, economics, government, psychology, and sociology.

A Handbook for Social Science Field Research

Essays & Bibliographic Sources on Research Design and Methods
Author: Ellen Perecman,Sara R. Curran
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1412973422
Category: Social Science
Page: 280
View: 2043
DOWNLOAD NOW »
A Handbook for Social Science Field Research: Essays & Bibliographic Sources on Research Design and Methods provides both novice and experienced scholars with valuable insights to a select list of critical texts pertaining to a wide array of social science methods useful when doing fieldwork. Through essays on ethnography to case study, archival research, oral history, surveys, secondary data analysis, and ethics, this refreshing new collection offers "tales from the field" by renowned scholars across various disciplines.

The SAGE Handbook of Social Science Methodology


Author: William Outhwaite,Stephen Turner
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1446206459
Category: Social Science
Page: 640
View: 9625
DOWNLOAD NOW »
"An excellent guidebook through different approaches to social science measurement, including the all-important route-maps that show us how to get there." - Roger Jowell, City University "In this wide-ranging collection of chapters, written by acknowledged experts in their fields, Outhwaite and Turner have brought together material in one volume which will provide an extremely important platform for consideration of the full range of contemporary analytical and methodological issues." - Charles Crothers, Auckland University of Technology This is a jewel among methods Handbooks, bringing together a formidable collection of international contributors to comment on every aspect of the various central issues, complications and controversies in the core methodological traditions. It is designed to meet the needs of those disciplinary and nondisciplinary problem-oriented social inquirers for a comprehensive overview of the methodological literature. The text is divided into 7 sections: Overviews of methodological approaches in the social sciences Cases, comparisons and theory Quantification and experiment Rationality, complexity and collectivity Interpretation, critique and postmodernity Discourse construction Engagement. Edited by two leading figures in the field, the Handbook is a landmark work in the field of research methods. More than just a 'cookbook' that teaches readers how to master techniques, it will give social scientists in all disciplines an appreciation for the full range of methodological debates today, from the quantitative to the qualitative, giving them deeper and sharpen insights into their own research questions. It will generate debate, solutions and a series of questions for researchers to exploit and develop in their research and teaching.

The Psychology Research Handbook

A Guide for Graduate Students and Research Assistants
Author: Frederick T. L. Leong,James T. Austin
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 0761930221
Category: Psychology
Page: 516
View: 379
DOWNLOAD NOW »
A comprehensive, easy-to-understand guide to the entire research process, this book quickly and efficiently equips advanced students and research assistants to conduct a full-scale investigation. The book is organized around the idea of a 'research script' that is, it follows the standard mode of research planning and design, data collection and analysis, and results writing. The volume contains 35 chapters, some co-authored by advanced graduate students who give their fellow students a touch of the 'real world' adding to the clarity and practicality of many chapters.

Research Guides to the Humanities, Social Sciences, Sciences, and Technology

An Annotated Bibliography of Guides to Library Resources and Usage, Arranged by Subject Or Discipline of Coverage
Author: Martin Howard Sable
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780876502143
Category: Reference
Page: 181
View: 990
DOWNLOAD NOW »