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Designed for those who are interested in researching legal issues concerning education, this book introduces a variety of complementary methods that can help researchers add greatly to their efforts. Both print and online research tools are covered extensively in nine chapters, written by 21 leaders in the fields of education law and legal research. The updated second edition is an ideal resource for librarians, students, and non-legal education advocates and professionals.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 / School Law and Research into the Early 21st Century Steve Permuth, Ralph Mawdsley, and Susan Silver
Chapter 2 / Legal Research: The “Traditional” Method Charles J. Russo
Chapter 3 / Qualitative Research Redux: Researching Contemporary Legal Issues Concerning Education Louise Adler
Chapter 4 / Quantitative Research Strategies Tyler Hicks and John Ferron
Chapter 5 / The Continua of Disciplined Inquiry: Quantitative, Qualitative, and Mixed Methods Jeffrey Kromrey, Kristine Hogarty, and Anthony Onwuegbuzie
Chapter 6 / Researching Legal Topics From a Policy Study Perspective Patricia First, James Vines, Chinasa Elue, and Lori Pindar
Chapter 7 / Legal Research Using Technological Tools: Professors’ View Dennis Van Berkum, Kermit Buckner, and Kenneth Lane
Chapter 8 / Legal Research Using Technological Tools: Librarians’ View Susan Silver, Lauren M. Collins, and Whitney Curtis
Chapter 9 / Language and Writing in School Law Jennifer Sughrue, David Goldenberg, and Steve Permuth