Methods for Development Work and Research: A New Guide for Practitioners (Second Edition)

By: Britha Mikkelsen

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This completely revised version of the successful 1995 text covers a wide range of issues relating to research concepts and methods. It incorporates new lessons that have been learned regarding the merits and pitfalls of development work. Reflecting on how and why research in international development work has become a special case within the social sciences, this book provides innovative examples of participatory methods in action; methodological guidance on linking research purpose, questions and methods in qualitative and quantitative research; highlights new methods for development work and research like the Rights-based Approach, Appreciative Inquiry, the Social Capital Analysis Tool and Geomatics; emphasizes the gender perspective in development work; and discusses ethics, regulations and codes of conduct, as well as the question of encounters with `other` cultures. Printed Pages: 384.

Title: Methods for Development Work and Research: A New Guide for Practitioners (Second Edition)

Author Name: Britha Mikkelsen

Categories: India, Sociology & Anthropology,

Edition: Second Edition

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Sage Publications: 2005

ISBN: 0761933271

ISBN 13: 9780761933274

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

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Seller ID: 028787

Keywords: Development Work Research