Hammersley, Martyn ed. (1992). Social research: Philosophy, politics and practice. London: Sage.
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This critical introduction to the principles of social and educational research draws together a key set of readings which offers a comprehensive approach to the wide range of values and practice in social research. Issues explored include: the relationship between quantitative and qualitative methods; positivism and the role of the natural sciences as a model for social research; the purposes of research - knowledge or the transformation of the social world; issues of race, gender and power in social research; the politics and ethics of data collection; and the validity and relevance of social research.
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|Copyright Holders:||1992 Sage|
|Academic Unit/Department:||Education and Language Studies > Childhood, Development and Learning|
|Interdisciplinary Research Centre:||Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology (CREET)|
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|Date Deposited:||03 Mar 2010 16:57|
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