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


Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSage Handbook of Mixed Methods
Publication statusPublished - 12 May 2010