23/12/2015 Political Science
DOI: 10.4135/9781506335193.n10 SemanticScholar ID: 141430780 MAG: 73097041

Research design, as independent of methods

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Objectives •Readers of this chapter should be in a better position to: •Understand the process of research design •Place their own and others work within a full cycle or programme of ongoing research •Understand why good research almost always involves a mixture of evidence •Defend themselves from those who want numbers and text to be enemies rather than allies •Argue that good research is more ethical for society than poor research

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Prof. Stephen Gorard

University of Durham - Professor in the School of Education

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