Fully updated and revised, the new edition features:
o A comprehensive introduction to the purpose and nature of research
o Expanded coverage of writing a research plan or proposal
o An overview of qualitative and quantitative methods of data collection and analysis, as well as more on mixed methods research designs
o New sections on digital media and online research methods
o Exercises and examples to provide students from across the social sciences with the practical tools needed to succeed in their project.
Nicholas Walliman is Senior Lecturer in the School of the Built Environment at Oxford Brookes University.