This new textbook is an essential guide to completing a research project in the social sciences or humanities, focussing explicitly on the needs and experiences of students. It includes a wealth of practical tips, from gathering data, analyzing it based on your research question and to presenting your findings and conclusions.
M. I. Franklin is Reader and Director of the Global Media & Transnational Communications program at Goldsmiths (University of London, UK). With an academic background in the Humanities (History and Music) and Social Sciences (Politics) she has held teaching and research positions in Humanities, Social Science, and Engineering faculties in New Zealand, the Netherlands, USA, and the UK, and has written many books including Postcolonial Politics, the Internet, and Everyday Life (Routledge) and Resounding International Relations (Palgrave MacMillan).
Coping with the Quantitative - Qualitative Divide
Planning, undertaking and completing a research project – from dissertations to presentations - can be a daunting undertaking for any student, involving a number of easily taken mis-steps for those without adequate guidance.
The objective of any research project is to gather data, analyse it based...
Published October 18th 2012 by Routledge