9781452225463

The Practice of Research in Social Work

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    9781452225463

  • ISBN10:

    145222546X

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2/14/2012
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications, Inc

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Summary

Designed to help students develop skills in evaluating research and conducting studies, the Third Edition of the popular text, The Practice of Research in Social Work, by Rafael J. Engel and Russell K. Schutt, makes principles of evidence-based practice come alive through illustrations of actual social work research. It introduces students to the study of research in social work and to the contributions made to our understanding of what is effective social work practice. Additionally, the Third Edition is designed to directly and indirectly help students achieve the six core competencies identified by CSWE as essential to competency-based education, including research (2.1.6), ethical principles (2.1.2), critical thinking (2.1.3), engage diversity (2.1.4), advance human rights (2.1.5), and evaluation (2.1.10(d)).

Table of Contents

Science, Society, and Social Work Research
The Process and Problems of Social Work Research
Ethical and Scientific Guidelines for Social Work Research
Measurement
Sampling
Causation and Research Design
Group Experimental Designs
Single-Subject Designs
Survey Research
Qualitative Methods: Observing, Participating, Listening
Qualitative Data Analysis
Mixed Methods
Evaluation Research
Quantitative Data Analysis
Reporting Research
Questions to Ask About a Research Article
How to Read a Research Article
Table of Random Numbers
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