Researchers are continually challenged to find new ways of investigating political, economic and social issues in Africa. This user-friendly, expanded fourth edition of qSocial Research Methodsq includes new research designs and a comprehensive discussion of research ethics. In this way the book continues to provide an up-to-date and accessible text on social research methods and applications within African contexts. This book spans a broad spectrum and areas of focus include agriculture, public health, community development and regional planning. The material is compatible with the syllabi of social science methods courses in many African training institutions. The text presents clearly and concisely the fundamentals of research methods in a range of social sciences, including sociology, economics, political science, psychology and education. The content is illustrated throughout with actual examples of social research conducted in various African countries. This text has been written for the non-professional researcher and the student of research methods. It will prove invaluable to university students, government administrators, development planners, business managers, social workers, educationists and all those interested in conducting social research, including novices.This book spans a broad spectrum and areas of focus include agriculture, public health, community development and regional planning.
|Title||:||Fundamentals of Social Research Methods|
|Author||:||Claire Bless, Craig Higson-Smith, Ashraf Kagee|
|Publisher||:||Juta and Company Ltd - 2006|