Introduction to Research: Strategies for Health and Human Services / Edition 1

Introduction to Research: Strategies for Health and Human Services / Edition 1

by Elizabeth DePoy, Laura N. Gitlin
     
 

ISBN-10: 0801662842

ISBN-13: 9780801662843

Pub. Date: 09/28/1993

Publisher: Mosby, Incorporated

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801662843
Publisher:
Mosby, Incorporated
Publication date:
09/28/1993
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
329
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
Pt. 1Philosophical Foundation of Research
1Introduction: Research as a Way of Knowing3
2Continua of Research16
3Relationship Between Theory and Research28
Pt. IIThinking Processes of Research Design
4Framing the Problem: Question and Query42
5Developing a Knowledge Base Through Review and Literature61
6Design Classification77
7Experimental-Type Designs: Language and Thinking Processes87
8Continuum of Experimental-Type Designs102
9Naturalistic Inquiry: Language and Thinking Processes126
10Continuum of Designs in Naturalistic Inquiry134
11Integrating Methods, Designs, and Purposes146
Pt. IIIAction Processes of Research
12Setting Boundaries: Sampling and Domain Selection163
13Collecting Information185
14Data Collection for Experimental-Type Research: Concern with Measurement194
15Data Gathering in Naturalistic Inquiry214
16Analyzing Information229
17Statistical Analysis for Experimental-Type Research237
18Analytic Strategies for Qualitative Research264
19Reporting and Disseminating Conclusions281
20Conclusion291
Glossary295
Bibliography307
Index317

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