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The Reality of Research with Children and Young People

Lewis, Vicky; Kellett, Mary; Robinson, Chris; Fraser, Sandy and Ding, Sharon eds. (2004). The Reality of Research with Children and Young People. London, UK: Sage.

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The Reality of Research with Children and Young People illustrates the process of carrying out research through thirteen `research stories'. Each story includes a piece of published research, accompanied by a commentary from the author of the research explaining:

· the origins of the research

· how research questions were formed

· factors influencing the choice of methodology and data collection techniques

· problems that arose and how these were dealt with

· personal reflections on the project.

The research examples included in this volume have been carefully selected to demonstrate the reality of researching with children from pre-school age to late adolescence. They reflect the different traditions and variety of methods of collecting data, including interview, evaluation, ethnography, experiment, survey, case study, questionnaire, longitudinal, and standardised assessment.

Item Type: Edited Book
ISBN: 0-7619-4378-1, 978-0-7619-4378-5
Academic Unit/Department: Education and Language Studies > Childhood, Development and Learning
Education and Language Studies
Other Departments > Vice-Chancellor's Office
Other Departments
Health and Social Care > Social Work
Health and Social Care
Other Departments > Business Development Unit
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology (CREET)
Childhood Studies
Item ID: 16462
Depositing User: Wendy Hunt
Date Deposited: 22 May 2009 13:31
Last Modified: 03 Mar 2016 13:26
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