Research Skills for Social Work

Research Skills for Social Work

by Andrew Whittaker
     
 

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Social Work students often find research an intimidating and complex area of study, with many struggling to understand the core concepts and their application to practice. This book presents these concepts in an accessible and user-friendly way. Key skills and methods such as literature reviews, interviews, and questionnaires are explored in detail while the

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Social Work students often find research an intimidating and complex area of study, with many struggling to understand the core concepts and their application to practice. This book presents these concepts in an accessible and user-friendly way. Key skills and methods such as literature reviews, interviews, and questionnaires are explored in detail while the underlying ethical reasons for doing good research underpin the text. For this second edition, new material on ethnography is added.

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"This is a lovely little book that explains research concepts in clear language using relevant examples." (Lecturer, Buckinghamshire New University).

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781446257067
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
08/22/2012
Series:
Transforming Social Work Practice Series
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
6.70(w) x 9.70(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

Andrew Whittaker is a Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Health and Social Care at London South Bank University. He has taught nursing students since the early-nineties and teaches research skills to undergraduate and postgraduate students. He has worked in adult and child mental health and was the director of a mental health voluntary organization.

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