Research Skills: Analysing, Researching and Presenting is not simply a series of formal principles about research.
Instead, each chapter begins with some flawed research, and then presents a set of procedures need to be applied, with reference to a hypothetical study on income inequality and wellbeing.
Scattered throughout each chapter are additional scientific discoveries that demonstrate important principles, enhance critical thinking, clarify the research process, and inspire the reader. After reading this book, you should be able to: clarify the questions and hypotheses you would like to explorereview the literature on this research topicconduct interviews, focus groups, etc. to collect dataanalyze both quantitative and qualitative datarecognize and refute alternative explanations report the research andwrite more persuasively, concisely, precisely, and engaginglyResearch Skills: Analysing, Researching and Presenting will imparts some skills that are vital to many jobs and careers.
These include: the ability to uncover flaws in the arguments of other peoplethe capability to persuade and to influence peoplethe capacity to extract information from other peoplethe ability to derive recommendations from research the capability to write and to communicate effectively and fluently.