International Comparative Research: Theory, Methods and Practice by Linda HantraisInternational Comparative Research: Theory, Methods and Practice by Linda Hantrais

International Comparative Research: Theory, Methods and Practice

byLinda Hantrais

Paperback | November 12, 2008

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This book is designed as a training and reference tool for students, researchers and practitioners wanting to conduct and commission effective, reliable international comparative research. Using a topic-based approach, it draws on many small and large-scale studies in the social sciences and humanities to analyse the research process.
LINDA HANTRAIS is Emeritus Professor of European Social Policy at Loughborough University, UK; Visiting Fellow at the Centre for International Studies, London School of Economics; and Member of the Academy of Social Sciences, UK. Her publications include Social Policy in the European Union, now in its third edition, and Family Policy M...
Title:International Comparative Research: Theory, Methods and PracticeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:208 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.5 inPublished:November 12, 2008Publisher:Palgrave Higher EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230217699

ISBN - 13:9780230217690

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Table of Contents

List of Figures.- Preface.- Defining and Mapping International Comparative Research.- Disciplinary Approaches to Comparative Research in International Settings.- Project Design in International Comparative Research.- Defining and Analysing Concepts and Contexts.- Combining Methods in International Comparative Research.- Research and Policy in International Settings.- Managing International Comparative Research.- References.- Index.