ABSTRACT

Sociology Projects: A Students' Guide is a no-nonsense, practical guide to project work for Sociology students.
It includes everything from advice on how to choose a manageable topic to checklists reminding you what you need to have done by when. Taking you right through from the initial preparation to the final results, this is an entertaining and highly informative workbook. It will show you:

* where to look for useful documents
* how not to get overwhelmed by data
* when to prepare - and how to evaluate - a questionnaire
* ways of presenting your material to best effect
* how to anticipate both the possibilities and the pitfalls
... and lots more.

Written by experienced teachers with extensive knowledge of project work, Sociology Projects will be one of those books a student can't afford to be without!

chapter |3 pages

Introduction

part |1 pages

Part I: Getting Started

chapter 1|16 pages

Choosing your enquiry

chapter 2|15 pages

Planning and doing the enquiry

part |1 pages

Part II: Researching and Analysing

chapter |3 pages

Introduction to Part II

chapter 3|11 pages

Using books

chapter 4|11 pages

Using the media

chapter 5|11 pages

Statistical sources

chapter 6|9 pages

Documents

chapter 7|11 pages

Observation

chapter 8|14 pages

Questionnaires and interviews

part |1 pages

Part III: Organisation and Presentation

chapter 9|8 pages

Putting it all together