1st Edition

Sociology Projects
A Students' Guide




ISBN 9780415048637
Published May 2, 1991 by Routledge
136 Pages

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Book Description

Sociology Projects: A Students' Guide is a no-nonsense, practical guide to project work for Sociology students.
It includes everything from advice on how to choose a manageable topic to checklists reminding you what you need to have done by when. Taking you right through from the initial preparation to the final results, this is an entertaining and highly informative workbook. It will show you:

* where to look for useful documents
* how not to get overwhelmed by data
* when to prepare - and how to evaluate - a questionnaire
* ways of presenting your material to best effect
* how to anticipate both the possibilities and the pitfalls
... and lots more.

Written by experienced teachers with extensive knowledge of project work, Sociology Projects will be one of those books a student can't afford to be without!

Table of Contents

Foreword, Introduction, Part 1: Getting Started, 1. Choosing your enquiry, 2. Planning and doing the enquiry, Part 2: Researching and Analysing, 3. Using Books, 4. Using the media, 5. Statistical sources, 6. Documents, 7. Observation, 8. Questionnaires and interviews, Part 3: Organisation and Presentation: 9. Putting it all together, References, Index

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`This is the most enjoyable student sociological guide I have ever read.' - National Union of Teachers Educational Review