Aided throughout by definition boxes, examples and exercises for students, the book covers topics such as:
- Positivism and Post-positivism
- Critical Theory
- Constructivism and Participatory Paradigms
- Post-Modernism and Post-Structuralism
- Grounded Theory
- Foucault and Discourse
This text is aimed at final-year undergraduates and post-graduate research students. For more experienced researchers developing mixed methodological approaches, it can provide a greater understanding of underlying issues relating to unfamiliar techniques.