9781578790593

Research Methods For Social Workers

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  • ISBN13:

    9781578790593

  • ISBN10:

    157879059X

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2004-06-30
  • Publisher: Eddie Bowers Pub Co

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Summary

This book includes boxed material that offers interesting research examples, additional aids to learning, and information on the historical, social, and political contexts of social work research. It complies with CSWE research requirements and includes only the core material that will help students appreciate and understand the role of research in social work. The book also gives special consideration to the application of research methods to the study of women and minorities.

Table of Contents

Preface; Introduction to Social Work Research; The Quantitative Research Approach; The Qualitative Research Approach ; Research Ethics ; Measuring Variables ; Measuring Instruments ; Selecting Research Participants ; Case-Level Designs; Group-Level Designs ; Collecting Quantitative Data ; Collecting Qualitative Data; Selecting a Data Collection Method; Analysing Quantitative Data ; Analysing Qualitative Data; Quantitative Proposals and Reports; Qualitative Proposals and Reports; Index.

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