First published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
"The book is a stimulating, wide-ranging examination that touches on practical methods in field conditions and that indicates the debates around methodology in an engaging and concrete way." -- Comparative Education Review
"Valuable...very warmly recommended...An excellent text for students undertaking research on developing countries and should...be on the compulsory reading lists of all those courses concerned with comparative and international education." -- International Journal of Educational Development
"An excellent text for studetns undertaking research, in or about education in developing countries and should, therefore, be on the compulsory reading lists of all those courses concerned with comparative and international education. All those with an interest in education in developing countries will find much in this book of interest not least because readers are shown glimpses 'behind the scenes' of finished research publications." -- Qualitative Research in Developing Countries