Research Methods in Development Studies Products

  • Taming Randomized Controlled Trials in Education

    Exploring Key Claims, Issues and Debates, 1st Edition

    By Keith Morrison

    There is a recent surge in the use of randomized controlled trials (RCTs) within education globally, with disproportionate claims being made about what they show, ‘what works’, and what constitutes the best ‘evidence’. Drawing on up-to-date scholarship from across the world, Taming Randomized…

    Paperback – 2020-07-08 
    Routledge

  • Overseas Research

    A Practical Guide, 3rd Edition

    By Christopher B. Barrett, Jeffrey Cason, Erin C. Lentz

    When conducting research in developing countries, an ability to negotiate a bewildering array of cultural and logistical obstacles is essential. Overseas Research: A Practical Guide distills essential lessons from scores of students and scholars who have collected data and done fieldwork…

    Paperback – 2020-03-19
    Routledge

  • Contemporary Climate Change Debates

    A Student Primer, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mike Hulme

    Contemporary Climate Change Debates is an innovative new textbook which tackles some of the difficult questions raised by climate change. For the complex policy challenges surrounding climate migration, adaptation and resilience, structured debates become effective learning devices for students.…

    Paperback – 2019-12-11
    Routledge

  • Participatory Action Research

    Theory and Methods for Engaged Inquiry, 2nd Edition

    By Jacques M. Chevalier, Daniel J. Buckles

    Fully revised and updated, this second edition of Participatory Action Research (PAR) provides new theoretical insights and many robust tools that will guide researchers, professionals and students from all disciplines through the process of conducting action research ‘with’ people rather than ‘for…

    Paperback – 2019-02-22
    Routledge

  • Presenting Your Data with SPSS Explained

    1st Edition

    By Perry R. Hinton, Isabella McMurray

    Data Presentation with SPSS Explained provides students with all the information they need to conduct small scale analysis of research projects using SPSS and present their results appropriately in their reports. Quantitative data can be collected in the form of a questionnaire, survey or…

    Paperback – 2017-06-06
    Routledge

  • How To Do Your Dissertation in Geography and Related Disciplines

    3rd Edition

    By Tony Parsons, Peter G Knight

    This book provides undergraduates with a step-by-step guide to successfully carrying out an independent research project or dissertation. The book addresses each stage of the project by answering the questions that a student is likely to ask as the work progresses from choosing the subject area and…

    Paperback – 2015-02-17
    Routledge

  • Research and Fieldwork in Development

    1st Edition

    By Daniel Hammett, Chasca Twyman, Mark Graham

    Research and Fieldwork in Development explores both traditional and cutting edge research methods, from interviews and ethnography to spatial data and digital methods. Each chapter provides the reader with an understanding of the theoretical basis of research methods, reflects upon their…

    Paperback – 2014-12-04
    Routledge

  • Evaluating Communication for Development

    A Framework for Social Change, 1st Edition

    By June Lennie, Jo Tacchi

    Evaluating Communication for Development presents a comprehensive framework for evaluating communication for development (C4D). This framework combines the latest thinking from a number of fields in new ways. It critiques dominant instrumental, accountability-based approaches to development and…

    Paperback – 2012-12-06
    Routledge

  • Measuring Wellbeing: Towards Sustainability?

    1st Edition

    By Karen Scott

    Improving wellbeing and sustainability are central goals of government, but are they in conflict? This engaging new book reviews that question and its implications for public policy through a focus on indicators. It highlights tensions on the one hand between various constructs of wellbeing and…

    Paperback – 2012-05-18
    Routledge

  • Ethnographic Methods

    2nd Edition

    By Karen O'Reilly

    This new edition of Karen O’Reilly’s popular Ethnographic Methods provides a comprehensive and accessible introduction to the technical, practical and philosophical issues that arise when employing traditional and innovative research methods in relation to human agents. Using a wide range of…

    Paperback – 2011-11-18
    Routledge

  • Overseas Research II

    A Practical Guide, 1st Edition

    By Christopher B. Barrett, Jeffrey Cason

    Researchers in developing countries often find that the particular country in which they work presents a range of unforeseen challenges. Indeed, their ability to carry out effective scholarship is often highly dependent on these factors. The great differences between working in countries as varied…

    Paperback – 2010-02-25
    Routledge

  • Partnerships for Empowerment

    Participatory Research for Community-based Natural Resource Management, 1st Edition

    Edited by Carl Wilmsen, William F. Elmendorf, Larry Fisher, Jacquelyn Ross, Brinda Sarathy, Gail Wells

    Participatory research has emerged as an approach to producing knowledge that is sufficiently grounded in local needs and realities to support community-based natural resource management (CBNRM), and it is often touted as crucial to the sustainable management of forests and other natural resources.…

    Paperback – 2008-06-05
    Routledge

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