Research for Development

Research for Development

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Research for Development offers a comprehensive guide to commissioning, managing and undertaking research in development work. It serves both as a practical reference manual and an indispensable learning tool. Divided into three parts, the book provides a complete overview of the research process spanning: - the uses, planning and management of research - reviewing existing evidence - learning development research skills - choosing research methods - undertaking ethical research - writing an effective research report - promoting research uptake and assessing research - monitoring and evaluation This fully revised second edition also includes a new section on how to use the internet for research. Its 16 chapters are enriched by a variety of international case studies, checklists of key points, learning exercises, helpful references to further reading and engaging illustrations. The book also includes a detailed glossary of terms. Drawing on considerable hands-on experience, Research for Development is an ideal practical companion for students of development studies and public policy, as well as practitioners in the field. Cover image Ac Jenny Matthews / World Vision/ PhotoVoice From PhotoVoice's See it Our Way project, Pakistan For more information visit www.photovoice.orgDivided into three parts, the book provides a complete overview of the research process spanning: - the uses, planning and management of research - reviewing existing evidence - learning development research skills - choosing research ...


Title:Research for Development
Author:Sophie Laws, Caroline Harper, Nicola Jones, Rachel Marcus
Publisher:SAGE - 2013-02-01
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