This book is for students who are about to embark on a qualitative research project as part of their psychology degree. While there are a number of books on qualitative psychological research, this book is unique as it leads you step-by-step through the process of doing your project and writing your dissertation. The focus throughout is on how to make your project excellent!
The book focuses on the steps involved in completing a qualitative dissertation and on the decisions that you'll need to make as you go along. The book will lead you through: Designing your project; Ethical considerations; Collecting your data; Analyzing your data; Writing your dissertation
In addition, the book will help you with time management working with your supervisor, as well as provide guidance on how you can use your projects as the basis for publication or further study.
Chapter 5: Doing a Literature Review
Doing a Literature Review
An excellent research project hinges on a good research question, and a good research question requires you to be familiar with previous research and theories. This is why one of the initial tasks associated with a dissertation, a final-year project and other similar research-focused ...