Guided by the precept that to understand any phenomenon well, it is necessary to start by looking at it in broad, nonspecialized terms, Robert A Stebbins takes the reader through the process of exploratory research in an easy-to-read style providing the student or researcher with a complete reference for carrying out this type of research.

Exploration Illustrated

Although professional researchers have produced a great variety of exploratory studies in a growing number of social science disciplines, here I have decided to illustrate various aspects of the process of exploration, as depicted in both earlier and subsequent chapters of this book, with projects undertaken by some ...

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