Development Research Methods

Por: Swayam . en: ,

Week 1,2: Different types of Development Studies: forms of studies and typical research questions; development research-development work continuumWeek 3,4: Development Research Methods: Ethics and Values; Understanding the ‘field’ and the ‘fieldworker’; qualitativedevelopment research methods (interviews, focus groups, participatory methods and approaches, diaries and case studies)Week 5,6: Research methods and possible combinations: quantitative methods; mixed methods; interdisciplinary perspectives; problem analysis in logical framework approachWeek 7,8: Selected development issues and approaches: evolving approaches in poverty evaluation; gender analysis andapproaches to gender mainstreaming; challenges of implementing rights based approaches; social capital assessments