Turning Ideas into Research : Theory, Design and Practice, Hardback Book

Turning Ideas into Research : Theory, Design and Practice Hardback


How do you turn a really good idea into a really good question, and how do you turn this into successful research?

Barbara Fawcett and Rosalie Pockett use their expertise as supervisors and researchers to provide you with the frameworks and the theoretical and practical guidance you need to design, carry out and communicate your research effectively.

Using a range of examples that relate research to the real world, they demonstrate:how to develop research questionshow to select appropriate theoretical frameworkshow to integrate theoretical perspectives with empirical researchhow to gather and interpret datahow to ensure that the research undertaken makes a difference. The authors' user-friendly approach emphasizes the importance of participation, collaboration and inclusivity, and examines worldviews and understandings of knowledge in order to enable greater critical reflection.

Chapters provide guidance on achieving impact with your research, and feature reflective questions to enhance your engagement with the issues covered. This text is the ideal companion as you set about transforming your ideas into robust research.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 184 pages
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
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  • Category: Research methods: general
  • ISBN: 9781446266700

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