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Organizing and Managing Your Research: A Practical Guide for Postgraduates

7, 08/02/2007, £28.99
Deals with the practical, day-to-day aspects of managing and organizing research. This title focuses on strategies, skills, and systems that increase the efficiency and effectiveness of research practice across different research disciplines. It offers practical advice, tips and strategies gleaned from some of the experienced researchers.

Succeeding In Essays, Exams And OSCEs for Nursing Students

Paperback, 23/05/2012, £13.99
A clear guide to passing essays, exams and other assessments specifically for nursing students.

Study Skills for Nurses 2ed

Paperback, 22/11/2007, £20.99
Helps you develop the skills and techniques you need for studying throughout your nursing training. This book supports you to face everyday challenges like essay writing, doing assignments, and taking exams, with confidence.

Doing & Writing Qualitative Research 3ed

Paperback, 16/05/2016, £28.99
With a strong focus on using less traditional forms of data the Third Edition provides a new perspective on issues such as the role of the researcher and the impact they have on data, and also considers the impact of social, cultural and political complexities across a range of disciplines.

Study Skills For Health And Social

Paperback, 24/09/2009, £16.99
Provides students with all the skills required for academic study at undergraduate degree level, and then shows them how to develop, transfer and apply these skills to multiple contexts within clinical practice.

Student's Guide to Methodology 3ed

Paperback, 22/02/2012, £28.99
The accessible introduction to 'methodology' rather than 'methods' opens students up to critical questions about methodological concepts and frameworks in a way that will appeal to lecturers teaching research in education and wider social sciences.

How to Read Journal Articles in the Social Sciences: A Very Practical Guide for Students 2ed

Paperback, 20/07/2015, £18.99
This easy to follow guide reveals a tried and tested strategy for decoding social science journal articles, using a specially developed reading code.

Foundations of Research 2ed

Paperback, 07/05/2010, £22.99
This book offers advanced undergraduate and postgraduate students an accessible introduction to the foundations of research in the human sciences. It covers the tools, terminology and research perspectives that students need to know in order to engage in academic debate and successfully complete their long essays, dissertations and theses.

First Person Action Research: Living Life as Inquiry

Paperback, 16/05/2016, £28.99
An introduction to self-reflexive practice, this book - a collage of different voices and perspectives - in underpinned by the idea of living your life as inquiry

Postgrduate Research Book 2ed

Paperback, 26/10/2007, £22.99
The second edition of this best-selling book is aslively and accessible as the first edition. Advice, support and both active and reflective tasks take the students through the stages of research as well as encouraging them to consider social and cultural issues, such as working with their supervisor and other researchers.

Humanities Computing

Paperback, 20/09/2005, £21.99
Now with a new preface, Humanities Computing provides a rationale for a computing practice that is of and for as well as in the humanities and the interpretative social sciences. It engages philosophical, historical, ethnographic and critical perspectives to show how computing helps us fulfil the basic mandate of the humane sciences.

Getting started on research

Paperback, 30/01/2007, £17.99
Intended for those who are in the earlier stages of development as a researcher. This volume deals with the practical considerations around actually doing research - such as good ways to frame research questions, how to plan your research projects effectively and how to undertake the various necessary tasks.

Winning & managing research funding

Paperback, 30/01/2007, £17.99
The pressure to win funding to do research is felt by nearly all academics worldwide. This book details strategies that you might adopt to get your research projects funded. It also explains how to manage your research projects once they are funded.

Doing Real Research: Practical Guide to Social Research

Paperback, 17/03/2016, £28.99
Challenging readers to move beyond the formality and idealized settings of conventional methods teaching, this book offers frank, practical advice designed to empower students and researchers working in the real world.

Creative Research Methods in the Social Sciences

Paperback, 09/04/2015, £23.99
This accessible book examines the four areas of creative research methods: arts-based research, research using technology, mixed-method research and transformative research frameworks. It offers examples in practice and shows readers why, when, and how to use them in their research.

How to Publish Your Communication Research An Insider's Guide

Paperback, 23/10/2001, £17.99
Well-known journal editors and Communication scholars Alison Alexander and W. James Potter provide an insider's guide to getting published in scholarly communication journals. Alexander and Potter begin with a review of the manuscript submission process followed by coverage of writing traps that should be avoided. Additional chapters, written by eight other distinguished journal editors, tell prospective authors what editors and reviewers look for when deciding which articles should be published and which should not.

How to find information

Paperback, 01/10/2004, £17.99
What's the best way to find the information I need for my thesis/dissertation/project? How do I evaluate the relevance and quality of the information? How can I keep up to date in my subject?This book enables researchers to become expert at tracking down, accessing and evaluating information.

Returning to Study for a Research Degree

Paperback, 01/12/2008, £19.99
The book provides practical guidance to help returning students to balance study, work, leisure and family life as well as suggesting strategies that will help them to enhance their skills, develop critical awareness and become more creative.

Managing Information for Research

Paperback, 01/06/2009, £19.99
This book is aimed at students from all disciplines undertaking research projects for the first time. Unusually for a book of this kind it also deals with the design issues involved in presenting information.

How to Research 4ed.

Paperback, 01/08/2010, £19.99
How to Research is a clear and accessible guide to the business of doing a research project. It systematically takes the reader through from the planning to the writing up and finishing off.

Doing a Literature Review in Health and Social Care: A Practical Guide 3ed

Paperback, 01/01/2014, £25.99
This popular book demystifies literature reviewing and answers the questions students have about how to tackle the process.

MLA Handbook (MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers) 8ed

Paperback, 30/04/2016, £13.95
The Modern Language Association, the authority on research and writing, takes a fresh look at documenting sources in the eighth edition of the MLA Handbook. Shorter and redesigned for easy use, the eighth edition of the MLA Handbook guides writers through the principles behind evaluating sources for their research.

Craft of Research 4ed

Paperback, 28/10/2016, £13.50

PhD Viva: How to Prepare for Your Oral Examination

Paperback, 02/10/2014, £20.99
Helps viva candidates to understand the complete examination process and to prepare and present their work in the best possible manner. It is informed by the author's extensive experience as a viva examiner, and includes practical real-life student case studies and activities. Features a chapter on typical questions and how to answer them.

Chicago Guide to Communicating Science

Paperback, 24/03/2017, £19.00

Digital Paper: A Manual for Research and Writing with Library and Internet Materials

Paperback, 02/09/2014, £15.00
Tells what every senior researcher knows: that research is not a mechanical, linear process, but a thoughtful and adventurous journey through a nonlinear world. The author breaks library research into seven basic and simultaneous tasks: design, search, scanning/browsing, reading, analyzing, filing, and writing.

Getting It Published: A Guide for Scholars and Anyone Else Serious about Serious Books

Paperback, 19/04/2016, £15.00
"A version of chapter 5, "Your Proposal," appeared in the October 2000 issue of PMLA and appears here, with alterations, by permission of the Modern Language Association."

How to Critique Journal Articles in the Social Sciences

Paperback, 12/11/2013, £22.99
This book encourages students to adopt a particular mindset towards journal articles., a mindset that recognizes the many strengths of social research-especially its advantages over ordinary ways of knowing things.

Introduction to Secondary Data Analysis with IBM SPSS Statistics

Paperback, 05/12/2016, £28.99
John MacInnes takes the fear out of statistics for students, and helps to raise the standards of their quantitative methods skills, by clearly and accessibly introducing all that's needed to know about using secondary data and working with IBM SPSS Statistics

Constructing Grounded Theory 2ed

Paperback, 20/03/2014, £29.99
Presenting readers with a reflective view of Grounded Theory from a constructivist perspective, this Second Edition continues to expertly introduce key debates in the field.

Doing Sensory Ethnography 2ed

Paperback, 28/02/2015, £27.99
A cornerstone of this exciting, growing discipline, this text gives readers a clear introduction to key ideas and common complexities met when doing sensory research and provides plenty of real-world examples to show the method in action.

Focus Groups: A Practical Guide for Applied Research 5ed

23/09/2014, £47.99
The bestselling 'how to' guide for doing focus groups, and what readers need to do to get an expected outcome.

Ways of Knowing: Competing Methodologies in Social and Political Research 2ed

Paperback, 14/06/2012, £32.99
The revised second edition of this innovative textbook on methodology in social and political science focuses centrally on the debate between positivist and constructivist approaches. Lively and accessible, the book introduces a range of key issues which show how methodological pluralism can be combined with intellectual rigor.

Handbook of Research on Sustainable Careers

Paperback, 31/01/2017, £45.00
Handbook of Research on Sustainable Careers makes an important contribution to our understanding of sustainable careers and lays the foundation for the direction of future research.

PhD by Published Work: A Practical Guide for Success

Paperback, 09/04/2015, £20.99
This is a practical and positive guide to doing a PhD by publication, which enables current and prospective candidates to better understand the processes involved, avoid the potential pitfalls and to respond appropriately to the challenges. It includes both narrative accounts and advice from people who have undertaken the route successfully.

Sneaky Kid and its Aftermath: Ethics and Intimacy in Fieldwork

Paperback, 15/08/2002, £21.95
Tells the full story of the author's intimate and tumultuous relationship with the young man who was the subject of his long-term study on how the educational system can fail students. This work offers a suitable starting point for discussing the complex public and personal dimensions of qualitative research with students.

Using Narrative Inquiry as a Research Method

Paperback, 05/07/2007, £22.99
Narrative inquiry provides researchers with a framework through which they can investigate the ways humans experience the world depicted through their stories. This book looks at how this method can effectively be applied as a means of research in a range of contexts, including flexible, open and distance or workplace learning.

Thinking Through Art: Reflections on Art as Research

Paperback, 21/12/2009, £30.00
Addresses the complexity of interpreting art as research, and suggests ways in which the visual and the verbal could engage in more productive and open discussions.

Research Proposals: A Practical Guide

Paperback, 01/08/2012, £19.99
Provides an insight to the logic behind research proposals and the way that good proposals address 7 basic questions that readers can ask when they evaluate any proposal. This book draws a parallel between a research proposal and a sales pitch. It provides guidance on what to include and what to omit from your proposal.

Unwritten Rules of PhD Research 2ed

Paperback, 01/02/2010, £25.99
This bestselling book on the process of PhD research provides readers with engaging discussion and comprehensive guidance on aspects that other books don't usually mention.

Research Using IT

Paperback, 22/08/2001, £13.99
A step by step guide to research and how a computer can make the whole process a lot easier. Assuming no previous experience of either research or computing and using no unnecessary jargon, the book covers everything the student will need to know in order to carry out a successful research project.

Reworking Qualitative Data

Paperback, 02/03/2004, £20.99
Comprehensive and invaluable introduction to this growing field of social research and will be a useful aid to academics, researchers and postgraduate students across the social sciences, but particularly in sociology and anthropology.

Qualitative Data Analysis from Start to Finish

Paperback, 18/02/2013, £24.99
Tackles the part of the research project that students and first time qualitative researchers find the most difficult - facing data from interviews or focus groups which they are unsure how to analyze

Research Methods in Psychology 4ed

7, 20/04/2012, £32.99
Thoroughly revised and updated, and edited by leading names in both quantitative and qualitative psychological research methods, this is the perfect textbook for both introductory and intermediate level undergraduate students. A new edition of one the leading psychological methods textbook brands.



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