Research Method for Social Work

Research Method for Social Work

by Bonnie L. Yegidis, Robert W. Weinbach
     
 
How do social workers build their knowledge of current research? What are the ethical obligation of the social work researcher? In order to understand the realities of social work practice, one must begin with the basics of research. This book is ideal for readers with little or no prior knowledge of research. It provides readable, practice-specific examples,

Overview

How do social workers build their knowledge of current research? What are the ethical obligation of the social work researcher? In order to understand the realities of social work practice, one must begin with the basics of research. This book is ideal for readers with little or no prior knowledge of research. It provides readable, practice-specific examples, providing a simple, step-by-step presentation of concepts and a clear delineation of topics throughout. This classic book has been updated to reflect new developments in social work practice. The balanced perspective provided by both male and female authors has been retained from prior editions, and a new co-author has added content in many areas, including cultural diversity. New and experienced social workers.

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A text for a one-semester or one-quarter course on research methods in social work, for undergraduate or graduate level. Prepares readers to become critical consumers of research literature, to begin to design and implement research, and to evaluate practice effectiveness. Coverage encompasses knowledge building for social work practice, starting the research process, research design issues, and research to evaluate practice effectiveness. This third edition features new material on both qualitative and quantitative methods. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801303616
Publisher:
Longman Publishing Group
Publication date:
01/01/1991
Pages:
240

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