Research in Social Science A Beginners Handbook

ISBN Number : 978-93-5693-460-3

Student Price : Rs.250

Student Dollar Price : 10$

Library Price : Rs.975

Library Dollar Price : 39$

Book Edition : First

Year of Publication : 2023

No. Of Pages : 150

Book Weight :0

About The Book

This book has been specially written for the beginners, who have just entered into the world of research and have little to no knowledge or experience in the field. The book concentrates on the fundamental preliminaries of research, where a new researcher may run into difficulties right off the bat. The chapters in the book are organised in a systematic way, starting with how to choose a research topic; moving on to how to formulate a research problem, how to collect data, how to analyse and interpret data; and ending with the usual ethical concerns associated with producing a quality research report. The book will serve as an excellent directive for the novice researchers looking for a way to carry out their research works.


Contents -

1. How to Choose a Research Topic?
2. Transforming a Research Idea into a Research Proposal
3. How to Conduct Literature Review?
4. Method, Methodology and Research Design
5. Research with Primary Data
6. Research with Secondary Data
7. Analysis and Interpretation of Quantitative Data
8. Writing Report
9. Plagiarism and Referencing

About The Author

Dr. Daisy Das completed her Ph.D. in Economics from IIT-Guwahati in the year 2010. She has done her postdoctoral research from Sam Houston University, USA in 2014-15. Dr. Das has 20 years teaching experience at both undergraduate and graduate level. Her field of interest is development and environmental economics. She is instrumental in starting Ph.D. programme in Cotton University in the year 2017. Besides presenting and delivering in different national and international conferences, Dr. Das has also published a large number of research papers in different reputed journals. She has completed five research projects and produced two Ph.Ds. under her guidance and presently guiding six Ph.D. scholars and six undergraduate students. Dr. Das guest edited a research journal entitled "The Journal of Development Practice".

Sagartirtha Chakraborty has completed his Masters with first class first position from Cotton University, India. Besides presenting in various national seminars, Mr. Chakrabortys previous works also include working in different research projects with institutions like University of Texas at Arlington Research Institute, Directorate of Economics and Statistics, Cotton University etc. He is presently pursuing his Ph.D. in Economics at Cotton University, India.

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