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Social research: Issues, methods and process. 5th edition.

May, Tim ORCID: and Perry, Beth 2022. Social research: Issues, methods and process. 5th edition. McGraw Hill.

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Fully revised and updated, Social Research: Issues, Methods and Process 5th edition bridges the gap between theory and methods in social research and clearly illuminates these essential components for understanding the dynamics of social relations. The book is divided into three parts. Part One examines the issues and perspectives in social research, Part Two discusses the methods and Part Three is devoted to reflections on the process of research. Updates to this edition include: • Two new chapters on working across boundaries and digital research, reflecting critical developments that are shaping the landscape of social research • Broadening consideration of issues including intersectionality and de-colonial research methods, along with the relationship between knowledge, power, and action • Revised ‘Discuss, Discover, Do’ sections with expanded suggestions for follow-on activities • Carefully integrated reflections and lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic throughout to draw attention to critical issues The authors aim to support and inspire, with a clear and accessible writing style that enables students to identify the key issues in social research and how to successfully navigate them. Social Research 5e is the ideal companion to social research for students across the social sciences and for academics and practitioners wishing to remain well-informed on key developments in the field.

Item Type: Book
Book Type: Authored Book
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Social Sciences (Includes Criminology and Education)
Publisher: McGraw Hill
ISBN: 978-0335262106
Last Modified: 21 Feb 2023 12:42

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