A guide to generating, formulating and refining research questions, this book takes the reader through the processes involved in developing 'researchable' questions, from initial ideas or broad topics. Common problems and mistakes are identified and the links between research questions and research design are discussed.
A Guide for Social Scientists.
PATRICK WHITE is Lecturer in Sociology at the University of Leicester, UK. He is experienced in the teaching of research methods and techniques throughout undergraduate level and has published widely on teaching and research in education.