Applied Social Research: A Tool for Human Services / Edition 6

Applied Social Research: A Tool for Human Services / Edition 6

by Duane R. Monette, Thomas J. Sullivan, Cornell R. DeJong
     
 

To introduce students in human services to methods of research, Monette, Sullivan and DeJong, all from Northern Michigan University, use examples from the field of human services to demonstrate the relationship of research and practice. They present material on ethical issues in research and various methods of sampling, measurement and analysis. Each chapter has a… See more details below

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To introduce students in human services to methods of research, Monette, Sullivan and DeJong, all from Northern Michigan University, use examples from the field of human services to demonstrate the relationship of research and practice. They present material on ethical issues in research and various methods of sampling, measurement and analysis. Each chapter has a summary of ideas and terms and exercises for class discussion. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534628581
Publisher:
Wadsworth
Publication date:
06/04/2004
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
542
Product dimensions:
7.16(w) x 9.88(h) x 1.07(d)

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Table of Contents

1. Research in the Human Services. 2. The Logic of Social Research. 3. Ethical Issues in Social Research. 4. Issues in Problem Formulation. 5. The Process of Measurement. 6. Sampling. 7. Survey Research. 8. Analysis of Available Data. 9. Field Research and Qualitative Methods. 10. Experimental Research. 11. Single-System Designs. 12. Evaluation Research. 13. Scaling. 14. Data Analysis I: Data Preparation and Presentation. 15. Data Analysis II: Descriptive and Inferential Statistics. 16. Analysis of Qualitative Data. 17. Writing for Research: Grant Proposals and Report Writing. Appendix A. A Guide to Library Use and Information Retrieval. Appendix B. Generating Random Numbers. Glossary. References.

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