ISBN 9789964302672
Pages 188
Dimensions 229 x 152 mm
Published 2001
Publisher Ghana University Press, Ghana
Format Paperback

Social Research in Rural Communities

by P.A. Twunmasi

This book is designed to present and appraise techinques of social research to students and graduates operating in rural communities in developing countries. It questions the validity of adopting methodologies used in the industrialised world into the less-industrialised world, where rural populations dominate. The study details the stages involved in the process of social research; the problems and issues of fieldwork; methods of data collection; problems of research strategies particular to social science; writing of research reports; and the wider uses of social research.

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