Ahmed, AAI 2011, 'The value of qualitative research in the social housing sector' , RIEN briefing paper series , pp. 1-7.
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Research in the social housing sector is usually undertaken to inform business decisions and policy formation and to identify priorities for action. It has also become important in gathering contextual information regarding performance and accountability, and it is probably due to the latter factors that much of the research undertaken by and within the sector has historically been quantitative – or statistical – in nature andoutput. The focus of this briefing paper is to highlight the uses of quantitative approaches to data collection and also to make a case for more use of qualitative approaches to supplement these. The housing sector has traditionally focussed heavily on quantifiable achievements, however, qualitative research can complement a lot of the quantitative research undertaken.
|Themes:||Built and Human Environment
Health and Wellbeing
Memory, Text and Place
|Schools:||Schools > School of Nursing, Midwifery, Social Work & Social Sciences > Centre for Nursing, Midwifery, Social Work & Social Sciences Research
Schools > School of Nursing, Midwifery, Social Work & Social Sciences
|Journal or Publication Title:||RIEN briefing paper series|
|Funders:||Non funded research|
|Depositing User:||A Ahmed|
|Date Deposited:||15 Feb 2013 13:44|
|Last Modified:||30 Nov 2015 23:44|
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