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Research for Development A Practical Guide

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ISBN-10: 0761973273

ISBN-13: 9780761973270

Edition: 2003

Authors: Sophie Laws

List price: $82.00
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This is a comprehensive introduction to undertaking and managing research for development internationally and locally. The text is designed to provide both a quick reference manual and an indispensable learning tool for all practitioners, researchers and students engaged in development work.
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Book details

List price: $82.00
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Limited
Publication date: 6/25/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 488
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.848
Language: English

Managing Research For Development
Introduction
Why Use Research in Development Work?
How Is Research Used in Development Work?
Participatory Research
Quality in Research
Planning for Effective Research
Preparing to Write the Brief
Planning for Effective Research
What Should Go into the Brief?
Who Should Do the Research?
Managing Research
Learning How to Do Research for Development Work
Managing for Impact
Promoting Research Findings
Evaluating Research for Development Work
Doing Research For Development
What Is Already Known? Making the Most of Existing Information
Research Ethics
Communication with Respondents
The Key to Good Research
How to Ensure Quality in Data-Gathering
Choosing Methods
Seven Key Research Techniques
Some Packages of Methods for Research for Development Work
Talking to the Right People
Choosing a Sample
Analysis
How to Write an Effective Research Report