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Interdisciplinary Research: Case Studies from Health and Social Science

Frank Kessel, Patricia Rosenfield, and Norman Anderson


Interdisciplinary research now receives a great deal of attention because of the rich, creative contributions it often generates. But a host of factors — institutional, interpersonal, and intellectual — also make a daunting challenge of conducting research outside one's usual domain. This book is a guide to the most effective avenues for collaborative and integrative research in the social, behavioral, and bio-medical sciences. It provides answers to questions such as what is the best way to conduct interdisciplinary research on topics related to human health, behavior, and development? Which ... More

Keywords: collaborative research, integrative research, human health, human behavior, human development, funding streams, case studies

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2008 Print ISBN-13: 9780195324273
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2008 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195324273.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Frank Kessel, editor
College of Education, The University of New Mexico

Patricia Rosenfield, editor
Carnegie Scholars, Carnegie Corporate of New York

Norman Anderson, editor
American Psychological Association