Qualitative Methods in Social Work Research

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-06-20
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications, Inc

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This book is intended to supplement a research methods in social work course to add greater emphasis to the qualitative portion of the course. The author writes in a conversational tone and highlights some of the key issues and challenges that face qualitative researchers. The first edition has increased in popularity as the author has become well known and as qualitative methods are gaining increased popularity in social work and other helping professions.

Table of Contents

The Qualitative Methods Family
Choosing the Right Approach(es)
Getting Started: Study Design and Sampling
Ethical Issues in Qualitative Research
Entering the Field and Conducting Observation
Interviewing and Use of Documents
Data Analysis and Interpretation
Strategies for Rigor
Telling the Story: Writing Up the Qualitative Study
Mixed Methods
Appendix: Writing A Qualitative Methods Proposal for External Funding
About the Author
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