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Methods, Sex and Madness
Social research yields knowledge which powerfully affects our daily lives. The facts it generates shape not just how we see ourselves and others, but also whether or not we see the existing status quo as normal, just and legitimate. This book examines and questions the methods used by social researchers to produce such knowledge. It focuses chiefly on research into human s ...more
Paperback, 256 pages
Published October 6th 1994 by Routledge
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As someone starting out on an academic career and soon to pursue a PhD involving research on the sex industry, I was delighted to read such a carefully thought through book, covering the major questions any researcher needs to consider. Embarking on research is an intimidating prospect for anyone, let alone someone still wet behind the ears from an undergraduate degree: however having read this book, I now feel a lot more prepared and know I will be using it as a reference point through my proje ...more