How to Carry Out a Simple Research Project

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Hughes, Katie (2012) How to Carry Out a Simple Research Project. In: Australian Sociology : A Changing Society. 3rd edition. Pearson Australia, Frenchs Forest, N.S.W., pp. 407-429.


This chapter is concerned with some of the tools social scientists use to find out about our social worlds. It contains a step-by-step guide to conducting a small research project, from its conceptualisation to writing up the findings as a report.

Item type Book Section
ISBN 9781442540729
Subjects Historical > Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > Victoria Institute for Education, Diversity and Lifelong Learning
Historical > FOR Classification > 1608 Sociology
Historical > SEO Classification > 970116 Expanding Knowledge through Studies of Human Society
Keywords ResPubID23718, research methodology, quantitative research, qualitative research, questionnaires, interview questions, ethics, data gathering, analysis, report writing
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