The following list of journal articles and books provide extended reading on topics covered in chapter 1 in the second edition. Please note that journal articles are free to access, whereas book extracts (denoted by methods.sagepub.com URLs) require your university to have a subscription to SAGE Research Methods.
This article compares and contrasts research in education with research in the hard sciences, drawing attention to some areas of similarity.
Nelson, I. A., London, R. A., & Strobel, K. R. (2015). Reinventing the role of the university researcher. Educational Researcher, 44(1), 17-26.
This article explores the role of university researchers with respect to research projects that involve collaboration with community organisations outside of higher education.