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Developing Effective Research Proposals

Developing Effective Research Proposals

Third Edition

© 2016 | 192 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
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This is your step-by-step guide to success with your research proposal. The new Third Edition covers every section of the proposal, telling you all you need to know on how to structure it, bring rigor to your methods section, impress your readers, and get your proposal accepted.

Developing Effective Research Proposals 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.
Introduction: Reading this Book
Understanding Readers, Expectations and Functions
Including Ethics in Social Science Research Alis Oancea
Developing a General Framework for Proposals
Using Theory and Dealing with the Literature
Presenting Methods and Methodologies
Writing the Proposal
Getting Tactics Right
Examples of Proposals

A very good book with practical step by step guide for anyone starting out on a research proposal. All elements covered comprehensively.

Mrs Ajitha Denny Abraham
Faculty of Health & Social Care, Hull University
January 26, 2018
Key features
  • 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

Sample Materials & Chapters

Chapter 2: Understanding Readers, Expectations and Functions

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