Research Methods, Statistics & Evaluation

Since the launch in 1976 of the Quantitative Applications in the Social Sciences Series (aka “the little green books”) SAGE has supported the development of Research Methods education with an unrivalled range of textbooks, tools and resources on quantitative methods and statistics, evaluation, qualitative methods, general methods and techniques and mixed methods.

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Covert Research
Academic Book
The Art, Politics and Ethics of Undercover Fieldwork
Published: March 2017