Researching for policy relevance: critical reflections on government-sponsored research

Deborah Peel, Greg Lloyd

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    The Routledge Handbook of Planning Research Methods is an expansive look at the traditions, methods, and challenges of research design and research projects in contemporary urban planning. Through case studies, an international group of researchers, planning practitioners, and planning academics and educators, all recognized authorities in the field, provide accounts of designing and implementing research projects from different approaches and venues. This book shows how to apply quantitative and qualitative methods to projects, and how to take your research from the classroom to the real world. The book is structured into sections focusing on

    Beginning planning research

    Research design and development

    Rediscovering qualitative methods

    New advances in quantitative methods

    Turning research into action

    With chapters written by leading scholars in spatial planning, The Routledge Handbook of Planning Research Methods is the most authoritative and comprehensive handbook on the topic, providing both established and ground breaking coverage of spatial planning research methods. The book is an invaluable resource for undergraduate and graduate level students, young professionals and practitioners in urban, regional, and spatial planning.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationThe Routledge handbook of planning research methods
    EditorsElisabete A. Silva, Patsy Healey, Neil Harris, Pieter Van den Broek
    Place of PublicationNew York
    Number of pages14
    ISBN (Electronic)9781315851884
    ISBN (Print)9780415727952, 0415727952
    Publication statusPublished - 2015

    Publication series

    NameRSM career handbooks


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