Step 1 Identify the broad area of interest in the social science field
Step 2 Dissect the possible topics / issues in this area, which you as a student could feasibly research
Step 3 Select a particular topic / issue you wish to research
Step 4 Formulate a feasible research aim / question and a set of objectives derived from this topic / issue.
Is there adequate rehabilitation services available for homeless people in Ireland
To find out about the rehabilitation services which are available for homeless people in Ireland.
->Find if there is rehabilitation services?
-> How effective are these rehabilitation services?
-> Are …show more content…
Fully reference (using the Harvard system) two books / chapters of books relevant to the research topic / issue (chosen above in Step 3) as a result of searching the library catalogue.
Brandon, D. (1980) The Survivors: a study of homeless young newcomers to London and the responses made to them. 1st Edition. London: Routledge.
Quilgars, D. and Anderson, I. (1997) 'Addressing the Problem of Youth Homelessness and Unemployment: the Contribution of Foyers '. In: Burrows, R., Pleace, N. and Quilgars, D. ed(s). Homelessness and Social Policy. London; New York: Routledge.
2.Fully reference two academic journal articles published in the last five years that you found as a result of consulting an electronic database; identifying the database and the full web address contained in the address bar or in a ‘permalink’. Both journal articles must be relevant to your research topic identified in Step 3 above.
Sun, A. (2012) ‘Helping Homeless Individuals with Co-occurring Disorders: The Four Components.’, Social Work [Internet], 57(1), p23-37. Available from: http://0-web.ebscohost.com.library.ucc.ie/ehost/detail?sid=1c7f87b0-dd9d-4767-b6bf-278173a2a506%40sessionmgr14&vid=1&hid=25&bdata=JnNpdGU9ZWhvc3QtbGl2ZQ%3d%3d#db=a9h&AN=77324379 …show more content…
It is a systematic theory used in the social sciences, which discovers theories by analysing data (Martin & Turner, 1987). In this particular study, coding was the main method used in analysing data which was collected, a type of analysis which is commonly associated with grounded theory. In this type of theoretical approach, is made to design theories which would be “empirically derived from real world situations” (Oktay 2012). This way, theories which emerge from studies which use grounded theory tend to fit the situations which are studied and observed