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Title An introduction to interdisciplinary research : theory and practice / edited by Steph Menken, Machiel Keestra ; authors: Lucas Rutting [and five others]
Published Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press, 2016
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Description 1 online resource (130 pages) : illustrations
Series Perspectives on Interdisciplinarity ; volume 2
Perspectives on Interdisciplinarity ; volume 2
Contents Acknowledgements - Preface -- Chapter 1: The Handbook -- 'The What' -- 1.1 Introduction -- 1.2 What Is Science? A Brief Philosophy Of Science -- 1.3 The Disciplines -- 1.4 Interdisciplinarity -- 1.5 Complexity: The Main Driving Force Behind Disciplinarity -1.6 Interdisciplinary Integration -- Chapter 2: The Manual -- 'The How' -- 2.1 Introduction -- 2.2 The Interdisciplinary Research Process -- 2.3 The Problem -- 2.4 Theoretical Framework And Research Question -- 2.5 How To Collect And Analyze The Data-2.6 Discussion And Conclusion(S) -- 3.1 Interdisciplinary Research Example -- 3.2 Interdisciplinary Careers -- Further Reading -- References
Summary One of the major areas of emphasis in academia in recent years has been interdisciplinary research, a trend that promises new insights and innovations rooted in cross-disciplinary collaboration. This book is designed to help students understand the tools required for stepping beyond traditional disciplinary boundaries and applying knowledge and insights from multiple fields. Relentlessly focused on practical applications, the book will enable students to plan and execute their own interdisciplinary research projects
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed July 5, 2016)
Subject Interdisciplinary research -- Methodology.
Form Electronic book
Author Keestra, Machiel, editor
Menken, S. B. J., editor
ISBN 9048531616 (electronic bk.)
9789048531615 (electronic bk.)