An Introduction to Interdisciplinary Research
Title
An Introduction to Interdisciplinary Research
Subtitle
Theory and Practice
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€ 25,99
ISBN
9789462981843
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Paperback
Number of pages
132
Language
English
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17 x 24 cm
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ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS PREFACE CHAPTER 1: THE HANDBOOK - 'THE WHAT' 1.1 INTRODUCTION 1.2 WHAT IS SCIENCE? A BRIEF PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE 1.3 THE DISCIPLINES 1.4 INTERDISCIPLINARITY 1.5 COMPLEXITY: THE MAIN DRIVING FORCE BEHIND DISCIPLINARITY 1.6 INTERDISCIPLINARY INTEGRATION CHAPTER 2: THE MANUAL - 'THE HOW' 2.1 INTRODUCTION 2.2 THE INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH PROCESS 2.3 THE PROBLEM 2.4 THEORETICAL FRAMEWORK AND RESEARCH QUESTION 2.5 HOW TO COLLECT AND ANALYZE THE DATA 2.6 DISCUSSION AND CONCLUSION(S) 3.1 INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH EXAMPLE 3.2 INTERDISCIPLINARY CAREERS FURTHER READING REFERENCES
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Steph Menken, Machiel Keestra (eds)

An Introduction to Interdisciplinary Research

Theory and Practice

One of the major areas of emphasis in academia in recent years has been interdisciplinary research, a trend that promises new insights and innovations rooted in cross-disciplinary collaboration. This book is designed to help students understand the tools required for stepping beyond traditional disciplinary boundaries and applying knowledge and insights from multiple fields. Relentlessly focused on practical applications, the book will enable students to plan and execute their own interdisciplinary research projects.
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Editors

Steph Menken

Prof. S.B.J. Menken is Professor at the University of Amsterdam, Faculty of Science, Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics and Scientific Director of the Institute for Interdisciplinary Studies.

Machiel Keestra

Dr. M. Keestra is assistant professor (UD) at the University of Amsterdam, Faculty of Science, Institute for Interdisciplinary Studies and President-elect at the Association for Interdisciplinary Studies.

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