This book is suitable for research in social science subjects such as sociology and psychology; humanities subjects such as history and human geography; education, nursing and related fields. It guides the researcher through each stage of the research process and covers issues such as:
Generating ideas and justifying the topic.
Colecting and analysing data.
Producing a thesis and passing a viva.
Csting the project and obtaining funding.
It also provides practical information along with examples, tips and exercises that will help to move a project forward.
Dr Catherine Dawson has been a researcher and writer since the mid-1980s. She has taught research methods courses at university to undergraduate students, postgraduate students and to community groups. She has written extensively for academic journals on a wide range of subjects, including research methodology. She is also the author of Introduction to Research Methods and Basic Study Skills, 2nd edition.