This edition contains essential information for beginning researchers and it is presented in a clear and coherent way which engages the reader. The reader is supported through references to research, questions posed and very well thought through examples. This is a publication which is a pleasure to read cover to cover, although it can be dipped into as necessary.
Dr Liane Purnell, Senior lecturer, Newman University College

Praise for the third edition:

Great book, we really like it. Students were motivated much better this year than in any of the previous years, this book was a large factor in that.”
Dr Dirk Janssen, IGAD, NHTV - International Breda University

Does exactly what it says. It gives an excellent base to build upon. Especially in a subject that some find difficult to immediately grasp. The layout is excellent and the content inclusive. The text and diagrams are very good and enables the student to have a good basis to work from during the tricky first research steps taken. I am also sure that it will be a suitable aide memoire for those more experienced researchers who may have been out of the environment for a while.”
Ms Joanne O'Donnell, School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work, University of Manchester

“Fast becoming a firm favourite amongst many of our students; it is both comprehensive and accessible. This third edition marks a substantial improvement over the second. Students find his chapters on formulating a research problem and reviewing the literature, particularly helpful.”
John Hoffman, Medical and Social Care Education, University of Leicester

“A comprehensive and very clear guide. The design of the book is also very helpful in highlighting key concepts for students. This will be essential reading for our students.”
Mr John Gough, Social and Community Studies, Coventry University


Author: Ranjit Kumar

Pub Date: January 2014

Pages: 432

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