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Title An introduction to interdisciplinary research : theory and practice / edited by Steph Menken, Machiel Keestra ; authors: Lucas Rutting [and five others].

Publication Info. Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press, 2016.

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Description 1 online resource (130 pages) : illustrations.
Series Perspectives on Interdisciplinarity ; volume 2
Perspectives on Interdisciplinarity ; volume 2.
Summary One of the major areas of emphasis in academia in recent years has been interdisciplinary research, a trend that promises new insights and innovations rooted in cross-disciplinary collaboration. This book is designed to help students understand the tools required for stepping beyond traditional disciplinary boundaries and applying knowledge and insights from multiple fields. Relentlessly focused on practical applications, the book will enable students to plan and execute their own interdisciplinary research projects.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Acknowledgements – Preface -- Chapter 1: The Handbook -- 'The What' -- 1.1 Introduction -- 1.2 What Is Science? A Brief Philosophy Of Science -- 1.3 The Disciplines -- 1.4 Interdisciplinarity -- 1.5 Complexity: The Main Driving Force Behind Disciplinarity -1.6 Interdisciplinary Integration -- Chapter 2: The Manual -- 'The How' -- 2.1 Introduction -- 2.2 The Interdisciplinary Research Process -- 2.3 The Problem -- 2.4 Theoretical Framework And Research Question -- 2.5 How To Collect And Analyze The Data-2.6 Discussion And Conclusion(S) -- 3.1 Interdisciplinary Research Example -- 3.2 Interdisciplinary Careers -- Further Reading -- References.
Local Note eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection - North America
Subject Interdisciplinary research -- Methodology.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Menken, Steph, editor.
Keestra, Machiel, editor.
ISBN 9789048531615 (electronic bk.)
9048531616 (electronic bk.)