Table of contents for Research skills for policy and development : how to find out fast / edited by Alan Thomas and Giles Mohan.


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PART ONE: CONCEPTUALIZING POLICY-RELATED INVESTIGATION
Information Needs and Policy Change - Stephen Potter and Ramaya Subrahmanian
Boundaries for Thinking in Action - Chris Blackmore and Ray Ison
Grabbing Attention - Joseph Hanlon
Communicating Results - Joanna Chataway, Avril Joffe and Jill Mordaunt
PART TWO: THINKING WITH DOCUMENTS
Interrogating Information Through a Literature Study - Stephanie Barrientos
Interpreting Institutional Discourses - Bridget O'Laughlin
PART THREE: THINKING WITH PEOPLE
People as Informants - Philip Woodhouse
Investigation as Empowerment - Hazel Johnson and Linda Mayoux
Using Participatory Methods
Doing Incorrect Research - Dina Abbott
The Importance of the Subjective and the Personal in Researching Poverty
PART FOUR: BRINGING IN DATA
Thinking with Quantitative Data - Chandan Mukherjee and Marc Wuyts
Using Evidence in Advocacy - Sue Mayer
Organizational Assessments and Institutional Footprints - Alan Thomas
Challenging cases - Alan Thomas
Conclusion - Alan Thomas and Joanna Chataway



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Economic development -- Research.
Economic development projects -- Evaluation.