Research Methods In Social Work

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  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 3/14/2007
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
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Don't get lost in Research Methods--succeed in the class with RESEARCH METHODS IN SOCIAL WORK. This how-to book includes simplified, step-by-step instructions using real-world data and scenarios. Plus, it comes with updated tools that show you how to create a research project and write a thesis proposal. Every chapter comes with self-assessment sections so you can see for yourself how you're doing and prepare effectively for the test.

Table of Contents

The Way Research Proceeds
Ethical Thinking and Research
Single System Designs
Research Designs for Group Comparisons
Understanding and Using Research Instruments
Developing Data Collection Instruments: Scales and Questionnaires
Quantitative and Qualitative Sampling
Survey Research Methods
Unobstrusive Approaches To Data Collection Secondary Date and Content Analysis
Qualitative Research
Program Evaluation
Data Analysis
Professional Writing: Proposals, Research Reports, and Journal Articles
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