Research Methods For Generalist Social Work

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  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2010-02-16
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning

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RESEARCH METHODS FOR GENERALIST SOCIAL WORK provides readers with a clear, down-to-earth introduction to the concepts of research methodology. Marlow's accessible research methods book consistently demonstrates the link between social work research and generalist social work practice, making the methodology easy to grasp. The book helps readers discover the relevance of research to social work practitioners.

Table of Contents

Science and Social Work
Research and Generalist Social Work Practice
Deciding on the Question
The Literature Review and Identifying the Variables
Designing Needs Assessments
Designing Program Evaluations
Designing the Evaluation of Practice
Selecting the Participants in the Research
Collecting the Data
Organizing the Data
Analysis of Qualitative Data
Analysis of Quantitative Data
Research Writing
Library and World Wide Web Resources
Guidelines for Evaluating Research Studies
Statistical Formulas
Probability Tables
Code of Ethics, approved by the National Association of Social Workers (NASW), Section 5.02 Evaluation and Research
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