Palgrave Study Skills: The Foundations of Research (Palgrave Research Skills)

Editor/Author Grix, Jonathan
Publication Year: 2010
Publisher: Macmillan Publishers Ltd

Single-User Purchase Price: $32.00
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ISBN: 978-0-23-024897-7
Category: Social Sciences - Research Methods & Study Skills
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

This book offers advanced undergraduate and postgraduate students an accessible introduction to the foundations of research in the human sciences.

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Table of Contents

  • List of Figures
  • List of Tables
  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • The structure of the book
  • 1 The Nature of Research
  • 2 The ‘Nuts and Bolts’ of Research
  • 3 Getting Started in Research
  • 4 The Building Blocks of Research
  • 5 Introducing the Key Research Paradigms
  • 6 The Types and Uses of Theory in Research
  • 7 Introducing Research Methods
  • 8 Academic Standards, Plagiarism and Ethics in Research
  • 9 Conclusion: Summary of Key Points
  • Appendix 1 Stages of the Research Process
  • Appendix 2 Glossary of Research Terms
  • Bibliography