Social Work Constructivist Research / Edition 1

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First published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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Articulates the dimensions of constructivism relevant to social work practice and research, and presents specific techniques to accomplish knowledge building while maintaining an interpretive stance focusing on meaning. Contains chapters on research design, rigor, data collection and analysis, research oversight, and presentation of results. Includes discussion questions, a chapter-length case example, and a glossary. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780815325673
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 7/1/1998
  • Series: Social Psychology Reference Series, #1134
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 328
  • Sales rank: 1,078,282
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.65 (d)

Table of Contents

Sect. I Thinking about Constructivism 1
Ch. 1 The Social Worker's Introduction to Constructivist Research 3
Ch. 2 Planning a Constructivist Study 25
Sect. II Doing Constructivist Research 49
Ch. 3 Designing Constructivist Research 51
Ch. 4 Intervention in Constructivist Inquiry 77
Ch. 5 Rigor in Constructivist Research 95
Ch. 6 Constructivist Data Collection 117
Ch. 7 Constructivist Data Analysis 147
Sect. III The Results of Constructivist Inquiry 171
Ch. 8 Presenting Constructivist Research Results 173
Ch. 9 Peer Debriefing, Peer Review, and the Audit 193
Ch. 10 Challenges for the Future of Constructivist Research in Social Work 213
Sect. IV A Research Example 227
Ch. 11 An Example of a Constructivist Case Report 229
Glossary 253
Further Readings 265
References 271
Index 285
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