Researching Health: Qualitative, Quantitative And Mixed Methods

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'[This book] merits attention for bringing together diverse facets of mixed methods research usage in a single volume....[It] provide[s] good coverage of the subject offering the reader command over this newly emerging research approach in social science research' - Social Research Association

In this eagerly-anticipated new text, a range of internationally-renowned experts draw on their extensive experience to provide a practical and accessible guide to the wide span of methods used in health research.

Researching Health covers the background to conducting health research, qualitative and quantitative methods employed in researching health, contemporary issues such as research ethics, comparative research and the use of mixed methods, and how to disseminate health research. As such, it provides the perfect package to help readers carry out their own research projects and use the research of others more effectively in their work.

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- comprehensive coverage of the range of methods available

- brings readers fully up-to-date on topical issues and research

- packed with pedagogical features including: case studies, health-related exercises, chapter summaries, annotated further reading, and a full glossary

- supported by an interactive companion website with an instructors' manual and PowerPoint slides for lecturers, and datasets, links to relevant websites, online reading, and an online glossary for students.

(The companion website can now be accessed from here or by clicking on the 'companion website' logo above)

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A practical guide to the wide span of methods used in health research. It covers the background to conducting health research, qualitative and quantitative methods employed in researching health, contemporary issues such as research ethics, comparative research and the use of mixed methods, and how to disseminate health research.

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`[This book] merits attention for bringing together diverse facets of mixed methods research usage in a single volume....[It] provide[s] good coverage of the subject offering the reader command over this newly emerging research approach in social science research' -- Social Research Association, November 2008

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