From Postgraduate to Social Scientist: A Guide to Key Skills

From Postgraduate to Social Scientist: A Guide to Key Skills

by Nigel Gilbert
     
 

From Postgraduate to Social Scientist is essential reading for any postgraduate or new researcher who is interested in a career in the social sciences. The book describes the skills needed for success in moving from being a student to becoming an academic or professional social scientist. Written by experts in the field, Gilbert et al., this book

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From Postgraduate to Social Scientist is essential reading for any postgraduate or new researcher who is interested in a career in the social sciences. The book describes the skills needed for success in moving from being a student to becoming an academic or professional social scientist. Written by experts in the field, Gilbert et al., this book offers a unique insider's view of how to make the transition. By adopting a clear and accessible approach, this book encourages students embarking on the journey towards becoming a social scientist to engage with every aspect of the process.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761944591
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
03/28/2006
Series:
SAGE Study Skills Series
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Becoming a Social Scientist - Nigel Gilbert
Reviewing Existing Research - Annette Boaz with Adrienne Sidford
Using the Internet - Nina Wakeford, Kate Orton-Johnson and Katrina Jungnickel
Research Ethics - Mark Israel
Developing and Writing a Research Proposal - Keith Punch with Wayne McGowan
Project Management - Linda McKie and Jonathan Tritter with Nancy Lombard
Intellectual Property - Alison Firth
Writing Dissertations, Theses and Reports - Nigel Fielding with Jonathan Allen
Communicating with Other Audiences - Rowena Murray
Those Who Can...? Teaching as a Postgraduate - David Mills with Lucy Atkinson
What Next? Career Paths - Jeannette Holt

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