Research for Effective Social Work Practice / Edition 2

Research for Effective Social Work Practice / Edition 2

by Judy L. Krysik, Jerry Finn
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0415805066

ISBN-13: 9780415805063

Pub. Date: 02/19/2010

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Very often research texts for social work students are dry, boring, and hard for students to relate to. Not this book. Nor do authors Judy L. Krysik and Jerry Finn shy away from teaching research skills that are actually interesting and useful to students interested in real-life social work practice. Six unique cases on the internet teach students how to apply

Overview

Very often research texts for social work students are dry, boring, and hard for students to relate to. Not this book. Nor do authors Judy L. Krysik and Jerry Finn shy away from teaching research skills that are actually interesting and useful to students interested in real-life social work practice. Six unique cases on the internet teach students how to apply research issues and skills to a variety of different levels of social work intervention, and clients.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415805063
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
02/19/2010
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
456
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Preface About the Authors Acknowledgements 1. The Context of Social Work Research 2. The Politics and Ethics of Social Work Research 3. Research Problems and Research Questions 4. Single Subject Research 5. Research in Agencies and Communities 6. Qualitative Research with Dr. Robin Bonifas 7. Group Research Design 8. Sampling 9. Measurement 10. Data Collection and Data Entry 11. Descriptions of Quantitative Data 12. Bivariate Statistics and Statistical Inference 13. A Researcher’s Writing and Presentation Tools References Glossary/Index

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