Research Methods For Social Workby Rubin, Allen; Babbie, Earl R.
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Building on the hallmarks of this respected bestseller, Rubin and Babbie's RESEARCH METHODS FOR SOCIAL WORK, 7e strikes an optimal balance of quantitative and qualitative research techniques--illustrating how the two methods complement one another. The book combines comprehensive coverage with a clear and often humorous writing style. Considered the best social work research methods resource, Rubin and Babbie's book balances depth of content with relevant user-friendly examples and consistently helps readers see the connections between research and social work practice.
Table of Contents
|An Introduction To Scientific Inquiry In Social Work|
|Why Study Research?|
|Philosophy and Theory in Social Work Research|
|The Ethical, Political, And Cultural Context Of Social Work Research|
|The Ethics and Politics of Social Work Research|
|Culturally Competent Research|
|Problem Formulation And Measurement|
|Conceptualization and Operationalization|
|Constructing Measurement Instruments|
|Designs For Evaluating Programs And Practice|
|Causal Inference and Quasi-Experimental Designs|
|Single-Case Evaluation Designs|
|Data-Collection Methods With Large Sources Of Data|
|Analyzing Existing Data: Quantitative and Qualitative Methods|
|Qualitative Research Methods|
|Qualitative Research: General Principles|
|Qualitative Research: Specific Methods|
|Qualitative Data Analysis|
|Analysis Of Quantitative Data|
|Quantitative Data Analysis|
|Inferential Data Analysis: Part 1|
|Inferential Data Analysis: Part 2|
|Writing Research Proposals And Reports|
|Writing Research Proposals and Reports|
|Using the Library|
|Statistics for Estimating Sampling Error|
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