Different forms of development research have inherent exclusions. Critically discuss this statement and consider the implications of these exclusions for development policy. Combining quantitative and qualitative methods in development research creates opportunities and poses challenges. Critically discuss this statement drawing on examples to develop your argument. Development organisations play an important role in development research. Critically discuss this statement and examine the development research methods using one large international development organisation as an example.
Participatory and action research contributed to development research. Critically assess, using examples, to develop your argument. Examine the use of qualitative methods in the specific case of the analysis of water management or child labour in two country contexts. Critically assess the methods used in detail, making reference to development research contexts in particular The best research cannot be done by NGOs. They should therefore leave as much as possible to more specialist bodies.’ Is this true?