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Student's Guide to Methodology Justifying Enquiry

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ISBN-10: 0761974229

ISBN-13: 9780761974222

Edition: 2002

Authors: Peter Clough, Cathy Nutbrown

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Clough and Nutbrown present a clear perspective on methodology as a process that begins from the moment curiosity is aroused about a topic. They describe what lies behind every single decision made in the creation of a research study.
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List price: $37.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Limited
Publication date: 10/4/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

Peter Clough is Honorary Professor of Education at the University of Sheffield. Peter taught English and Drama, in the 1970s, in London and later in a number of special schools. His research interests include the use of narrative and fictional writing in research and research report. Peter has taught Inclusive Education and Early Childhood Education at the University of Sheffield, has been Professor of Inclusive Education at Queen's Belfast and at Liverpool Hope, and Research Fellow at the University of Chester. Peter is an Honorary Professor at the School ofnbsp; Education, University of Sheffield, where he teaches Masters and Doctoral students.nbsp; Amongst over 50 publications focusing on equality, inclusion difference, and teachers' lives are several books published with Sage.nbsp;

Professor Cathy Nutbrown is Head of the School of Education at the University of Sheffield, where she teaches and researches in the field of early childhood education. Cathy began her career as a teacher of young children and has since worked in a range of settings and roles with children, parents, teachers, and other early childhood educators. Cathy is committed to finding ways of working 'with respect' with young children, and sees the concept of quality in the context of what it means to develop curriculum and pedagogy in the early years with the ambition of working in a climate of 'respectful education'. She established the University of Sheffield MA in Early Childhood Education in 1998 and a Doctoral Programme in Early Childhood Education in 2008. In 2010 she contributed to the Tickell Review of the Early Years Foundation In June 2012 she reported on her year-long independent review for government on early years and childcare qualifications (The Nutbrown Review). She is Editor-in-Chief ofnbsp;the SAGE Journal of Early Childhood Research and author of over fifty publications on aspects of early childhood education.

Preface
How to Read This Book
Research is Methodology
What Is Research?
What Is Methodology?
The Pervasive Nature of Methodology
Looking
Seeing beyond the Known
Listening
Issues of Voice
Reading
Purposes and Positionality
Questioning
The Focus of Research
Making Research Public
Research Design
Shaping the Study
Reporting Research
Telling the Story
Research Action
Next Steps