Managing Social Research by Roger Tarling

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An essential tool for those planning to undertake social research, this exceptional book tackles many of the specific concerns and issues that arise.  A well structured text, it offers a comprehensive introduction to a range of important areas in project management, including:



commissioning research
preparing a tender or grant application
risk and stakeholder analysis
managing the field work and data analysis
financial management
ethics, confidentiality and copyright.

This book provides a unique source of guidance for anyone seeking to commission, manage or carry out social research. It will especially benefit researchers working in a variety of different contexts, including those in academia, central or local government, 'quangos', public bodies or private consulting companies.

 

About Roger Tarling

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Roger Tarling is Professor of Social Research at the University of Surrey. His research interests cover crime and criminal justice, the voluntary sector, research management, statistical modelling and quantitative research methods.
 
Published March 20, 2006 by Routledge. 200 pages
Genres: Political & Social Sciences, Science & Math, Business & Economics. Non-fiction

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