Developing Effective Research Proposals / Edition 2
  • Developing Effective Research Proposals / Edition 2
  • Developing Effective Research Proposals / Edition 2

Developing Effective Research Proposals / Edition 2

by Keith F Punch
     
 

ISBN-10: 1412921260

ISBN-13: 9781412921268

Pub. Date: 10/28/2006

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Successful research requires effective and thorough preparation. In this expanded and updated Second Edition of Developing Effective Research Proposals, author Keith F. Punch offers an indispensable guide to the issues involved in proposal development and in presenting a well-considered plan for the execution of research. Dealing with both qualitative and

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Overview

Successful research requires effective and thorough preparation. In this expanded and updated Second Edition of Developing Effective Research Proposals, author Keith F. Punch offers an indispensable guide to the issues involved in proposal development and in presenting a well-considered plan for the execution of research. Dealing with both qualitative and quantitative approaches to empirical research across the social sciences, the Second Edition comprehensively covers the topics and concerns relevant to the subject and is organized around three central themes: What is a research proposal, who reads proposals and why; How can we go about developing a proposal?; and What might a finished proposal look like?

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412921268
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
10/28/2006
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
176
Sales rank:
705,183
Product dimensions:
6.69(w) x 9.53(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
The Proposal: Readers, Expectations and Functions
A General Framework for Developing Proposals
The Role of Theory and Dealing with the Literature
Methods
Writing the Proposal
Tactics
Examples of Proposals
Appendix 1 - Disentangling the Terms ‘Perspective’,‘Strategy’ and ‘Design’
Appendix 2: Questions to Guide Proposal Development
Notes
Glossary
References
Index

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