Headstart in Designing Research Proposals in the Social Sciences download free [PDF and Ebook] by Carol Van Der Westhuizen

Headstart in Designing Research Proposals in the Social Sciences download free [PDF and Ebook] by Carol Van Der Westhuizen year 2009
  • Book name: Headstart in Designing Research Proposals in the Social Sciences
  • Author: Carol Van Der Westhuizen
  • Release date: 2009/10/16
  • Publisher: JUTA & COMPANY LTD
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Reference
  • ISBN: 9780702177224
  • Rating: 7.99 of 10
  • Votes: 665
  • Review by: Noa Burchett
  • Review rating: 8.61 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/17
  • Total pages: 80
  • Includes a PDF summary of 9 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: Book & CD. This book bridges the gap between the theory and practice of writing research or funding proposals in the social sciences, including psychology, education and social work. It will give readers a clear understanding of the key concepts and principles of a research proposal and equip them with the skills needed to write and prepare a state-of-the-art document with a quantitative, qualitative or mixed-method orientation. Easy to read, this book nonetheless has been written in such a way as not to dilute the conceptual and terminological complexities involved. The book provides an overview of some of the most current insights into the field of proposal writing in the social sciences.Some of its key features include: Step-by-step guidelines to follow when writing a first research (or funding) proposal; Simple explanations of intricate concepts; Practical examples of actual research proposals that have been developed under the authors' guidance on a CD; A template on CD that could be used for particular research proposals; A section on writing a proposal for funding; Sections on the triangulation and crystallisation of ideas, which few other textbooks deal with; A section on referencing, figures and tables, and the use of bulleted points. All sections of the text are followed by practical exercises structured so as to gradually build up towards a 'submittable' proposal. Both nationally and internationally, novice and experienced researchers, lecturers, students and practitioners in the social sciences will find this book an extremely useful tool.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 4H8M
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Society & Culture: General, Society & Social Sciences, Research Methods: General, Social Research & Statistics, Technical Writing
  • Available formats: SNB, WORD, EPUB, TXT, AZW3, PDF, HTM, DOC. Compressed in TZ, TAR.GZ, ZIP, RAR, Z, RZ
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 21.41 USD
  • Dimensions: 167.64x241.3x12.7mm
  • Weight: 158.76g
  • Printed by: Juta Legal and Academic Publishers
  • Published in: Kenwyn, South Africa
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