Research Skills for Social Work

Research Skills for Social Work

by Andrew Whittaker
     
 

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Research skills are central to successfully completing the social work degree. This title will help students develop those skills and apply them to all aspects of their work. Detailed information is included on a variety of research methods, such as focus groups, literature reviews, questionnaires and interviews, which are fundamental to students' research projects

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Research skills are central to successfully completing the social work degree. This title will help students develop those skills and apply them to all aspects of their work. Detailed information is included on a variety of research methods, such as focus groups, literature reviews, questionnaires and interviews, which are fundamental to students' research projects. Packed with useful practical examples, it provides plenty of opportunity for critical examination of research methods and their outcomes.

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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:
9781844451791
Publisher:
Learning Matters Limited
Publication date:
04/04/2009
Series:
Transforming Social Work Practice Series
Pages:
152
Product dimensions:
6.70(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.40(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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