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Author Alvesson, Mats, 1956- author

Title Constructing research questions : doing Interesting Research / Mats Alvesson, Jörgen Sandberg
Published London : SAGE, 2013
London : SAGE Publications, 2013


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 MELB  300.723 Alv/Crq  AVAILABLE
Description 1 online resource (viii, 141 pages) : illustrations
Contents COVER; Contents; About the authors; Prefacace; 1 Research questions: a core ingredient in developing interesting theories; 2 The context of constructing and formulating research questions; 3 Gap-spotting: the prevalent way of constructing research questions in social science; 4 A critical evaluation of gap-spotting research: does it lead to interesting theories?; 5 Problematization as a methodology for generating research questions; 6 Applying the problematization methodology in practice; 7 Why does gap-spotting dominate when it reduces the chance to create interesting theories?
8 Constructing interesting research questions: problematization and beyond Appendix; References; Index
Summary The authors develop a methodology for identifying and challenging assumptions underlying existing theories and generating research questions, using examples from across the social sciences
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Proposal writing in research.
Proposal writing in the social sciences.
Questionnaires -- Design.
Research -- Methodology.
Social sciences -- Research -- Design.
Social sciences -- Research -- Methodology.
Social surveys.
Author Sandberg, Jörgen, author
LC no. 2012944430
ISBN 1299312071 MyiLibrary
1446270033 electronic bk
144627537X electronic bk
9781299312074 MyiLibrary
9781446270035 electronic bk
9781446275375 electronic bk
Other Titles Doing interesting research