Methods For Development Work And Research: A New Guide For Practitioners

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Praise for the First Edition: 'It is a guide of vital importance to researchers, trainers and extension workers, especially those collaborating with communities in developing countries' - European Journal of Development Research 'There is much of value here that even experienced development workers might learn from...Mikkelsen offers many insights that would be valuable to any economist undertaking field work in development' - The Australian Journal of Agricultural Economics 'An enthusiastic, vibrant supplement to methodology texts...The formulation is concise, comprehensive, yet substantial' - Business Line 'Development researchers will be grateful to Mikkelsen for her laudable job in competently assessing their needs...She provides an overview of the traditional and the new techniques and tools for field study' - Deccan Herald This completely revised version of the successful 1995 text covers a wide range of issues relating to research concepts and methods. It incorporates new lessons that have been learned regarding the merits and pitfalls of development work. Reflecting on how and why research in international development work has become a special case within the social sciences, this book provides innovative examples of participatory methods in action; methodological guidance on linking research purpose, questions and methods in qualitative and quantitative research; highlights new methods for development work and research like the Rights-based Approach, Appreciative Inquiry, the Social Capital Analysis Tool and Geomatics; emphasizes the gender perspective in development work; and discusses ethics, regulations and codes of conduct, as well as the question of encounters with 'other' cultures.

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Praise for the First Edition:

`There is much of value here that even experienced development workers might learn from…. Mikkelsen offers many insights that would be valuable to any economist undertaking field work in development' - The Australian Journal of Agricultural Economics

`An enthusiastic, vibrant supplement to methodology texts…. The formulation is concise, comprehensive, yet substantial' -

Business Line

`Development researchers will be grateful to Mikkelsen for her laudable job in competently assessing their needs…. She provides an overview of the traditional and the new techniques and tools for field study' -

Deccan Herald

About the Author:

Dr Britha Mikkelsen is a senior social science and research specialist with COWI, Denmark, with wide experience in conceptualizing, conducting and coordinating project and program evaluations and impact studies.

She has been in charge of multi-disciplinary evaluation teams in the sectors of health, water-supply and sanitation, poverty reduction and gender equality, education and vocational training, rural infrastructure and telecommunication, and university education and research evaluations.

Dr. Mikkelsen takes a particular interest in interdisciplinary approaches, community participation, gender analysis, poverty impact assessment, cross-cultural perspectives and ethics.

She has worked with a number of multi- and bilateral donor-agencies and nongovernmental organizations in Asia and Africa, and has served on international and Danish research councils. She is a frequent lecturer, course and workshop facilitator.

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Descrizione libro SAGE Publications Pvt. Ltd, 2005. Condizione libro: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: PART ONE: CONTEXT AND FOCUS OF THE GUIDEIssues and Approaches in Current Development Co-OperationDialogue, Problem Identification and Planning CycleTarget Groups, Readership and TerminologyPART TWO: PARTICIPATION IN DEVELOPMENT - THE CONCEPT AND CRITICAL PERSPECTIVESPerceptions of ParticipationParticipatory Methods, Techniques and ToolsStrategic Considerations for Using Participatory MethodsCritical Perspectives on ParticipationPART THREE: PARTICIPATORY METHODS IN USEIllustrations of Selected Participatory MethodsSpreading Uses of Participatory MethodsTopical Applications of Participatory MethodsPART FOUR: DIFFERENT TYPES OF DEVELOPMENT STUDIES - PURPOSE, METHODS AND DESIGNTypes and Forms of Development StudiesResearch Purpose, Goals and FocusResearch Methods and Possible CombinationsResearch Process and Research PlanPART FIVE: DATA GENERATION AND ANALYSIS OF QUALITATIVE DATATheory-Based Data Generation and AnalysisAnalysis of Qualitative DataStandards of Quality for Qualitative ResearchPART SIX: SELECTED DEVELOPMENT ISSUES AND APPROACHESA Rights-Based Approach to DevelopmentPoverty Reduction - Evolving Agenda and Poverty AnalysisWomen in Development and Gender PerspectivesInnovative Approaches - Appreciative Inquiry, Social Capital Assessment, GeomaticsPART SEVEN: MONITORING AND EVALUATIONMonitoring and Evaluation - for Accountability and LearningAid Evaluation, Basic Evaluation Designs and Primary Uses of Evaluation FindingsParticipatory Monitoring and EvaluationImpact Monitoring and EvaluationLearning from M&E and Impact StudiesPART EIGHT: CONCLUSION ON ETHICS AND INTERVENTIONSImages of 'the Others'Interventions, Interference and Agents of ChangeDilemmas of Topics and Methods and Reminders on Conduct. Codice libro della libreria ABE_book_new_076193328X

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Descrizione libro SAGE Publications Inc. Paperback. Condizione libro: new. BRAND NEW, Methods for Development Work and Research: A New Guide for Practitioners (2nd Revised edition), Britna Helena Mikkelsen, Praise for the First Edition: 'It is a guide of vital importance to researchers, trainers and extension workers, especially those collaborating with communities in developing countries' - European Journal of Development Research 'There is much of value here that even experienced development workers might learn from.Mikkelsen offers many insights that would be valuable to any economist undertaking field work in development' - The Australian Journal of Agricultural Economics 'An enthusiastic, vibrant supplement to methodology texts.The formulation is concise, comprehensive, yet substantial' - Business Line 'Development researchers will be grateful to Mikkelsen for her laudable job in competently assessing their needs.She provides an overview of the traditional and the new techniques and tools for field study' - Deccan Herald This completely revised version of the successful 1995 text covers a wide range of issues relating to research concepts and methods. It incorporates new lessons that have been learned regarding the merits and pitfalls of development work. Reflecting on how and why research in international development work has become a special case within the social sciences, this book provides innovative examples of participatory methods in action; methodological guidance on linking research purpose, questions and methods in qualitative and quantitative research; highlights new methods for development work and research like the Rights-based Approach, Appreciative Inquiry, the Social Capital Analysis Tool and Geomatics; emphasizes the gender perspective in development work; and discusses ethics, regulations and codes of conduct, as well as the question of encounters with 'other' cultures. Codice libro della libreria B9780761933281

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