Developing Effective Research Proposals (Hardback)Keith F. Punch (author)
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This is your step-by-step guide to success with your research proposal. This new edition covers every section of the proposal, telling you all you need to know on how to structure it, bring rigour to your methods section, impress your readers and get your proposal accepted.
With practical tips and advice throughout, new features include:Comprehensive explanation of method and methodology, and how to maximize this crucial section of your proposal A new section on mixed methods: an increasingly common approach in research A new chapter on how to get it right with ethics Fresh exercises and activities, now for each key chapter.
The Third Edition provides an authoritative and accessible guide for anyone tackling a research proposal. It is perfect for students in education, nursing, health, and across the social sciences.
Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
Number of pages: 192
Weight: 490 g
Dimensions: 242 x 170 x 15 mm
Edition: 3rd Revised edition
This book is incredibly useful for graduate students attempting to work out the `rules of the game' of research proposal writing. Especially helpful are the exercises that can support students with tricky aspects such as developing research questions.-- Barbara Read
This third edition is a 'must have' for demystifying the proposal writing process. It includes mixed-method approaches and provides additional insights, tips, strategies, and examples that are indispensable. Just wish I had this book when I was struggling with my first proposal!
-- Julia Jahansoozi
It provides a clear and easy-to-follow guide to putting together a proposal with detailed discussion of the topics that need to be included. The structure of the book reflects the proposal development process, from developing the general framework to writing different elements of the proposal. It begins with a helpful discussion of the reviewer, their expectations and the functions that the proposal needs to fulfill, which has relevance across all types of research proposal. -- Sarah Kitchen * SRA Researcg Matters 2018 *