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    Qualitative research

    Brockington, D. and Sullivan, Sian (2003) Qualitative research. In: Scheyvens, R. and Storey, D. (eds.) Development Fieldwork: A Practical Guide. London, UK: Sage, pp. 57-74. ISBN 9780761948902.

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    Book synopsis: Development Fieldwork provides an indispensable new resource and guide for all students undertaking development fieldwork in the Third World. Accessible and lively, the text: - introduces the basics of research design and methodology together with guidance on choosing the best research methods; - provides `hands on' advice (practical, personal and ethical) to those preparing to enter `the field'; - covers the initial planning and preparation stages to end writing up and tips for the successful resumption of life back home. The authors draw upon a rich and diverse set of fieldwork experiences across the developing world (rural and urban) and utilize case studies to illustrate the many common issues and challenges that will face both new and experienced fieldwork researchers. It will be an essential text and companion to all postgraduate and research students across the social sciences.

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    Item Type: Book Section
    School: Birkbeck Schools and Departments > School of Social Sciences, History and Philosophy > Department of Geography
    Depositing User: Dr Sian Sullivan
    Date Deposited: 14 Feb 2013 16:55
    Last Modified: 31 Jul 2019 21:30
    URI: http://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/6144

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