Research for Development : A Practical Guide, Paperback / softback Book

Research for Development : A Practical Guide Paperback / softback


Research for Development offers a comprehensive guide to commissioning, managing and undertaking research in development work.

It serves both as a practical reference manual and an indispensable learning tool. Divided into three parts, the book provides a complete overview of the research process spanning:- the uses, planning and management of research- reviewing existing evidence- learning development research skills- choosing research methods - undertaking ethical research- writing an effective research report- promoting research uptake and assessing research- monitoring and evaluationThis fully revised second edition also includes a new section on how to use the internet for research.

Its 16 chapters are enriched by a variety of international case studies, checklists of key points, learning exercises, helpful references to further reading and engaging illustrations.

The book also includes a detailed glossary of terms. Drawing on considerable hands-on experience, Research for Development is an ideal practical companion for students of development studies and public policy, as well as practitioners in the field. Cover image (c) Jenny Matthews / World Vision/ PhotoVoice From PhotoVoice's See it Our Way project, Pakistan For more information visit


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 440 pages
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
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  • Category: Research methods: general
  • ISBN: 9781446252376

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