Handbook of research methods in migration
- ISBN: 9781781005422
- Editorial: Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd.
- Fecha de la edición: 2013
- Lugar de la edición: Cheltenham. Reino Unido
- Encuadernación: Rústica
- Medidas: 24 cm
- Nº Pág.: 608
- Idiomas: Inglés
Covering both qualitative and quantitative topics, the expert contributors in this Handbook explore fundamental issues of scientific logic, methodology and methods, through to practical applications of different techniques and approaches in migration research. The chapters of this interdisciplinary Handbook maintain an introductory level of discussion on migration research methods, while providing readers with references necessary for those wishing to go deeper into the topic. Using a combination of concepts and techniques with research experiences from the field, this Handbook will prove to be an invaluable guide. Master-level students and academics in migration-related programs will find this compendium a useful and stimulating resource. It also discusses issues relating to the collection of data on migrants, including topics such as survey designs, interviewing techniques and ethical issues that policymakers and government employees will find informative.