Qualitative Research Skills for Social Work: Theory and Practice

Qualitative Research Skills for Social Work: Theory and Practice

by Malcolm Carey

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Malcolm Carey provides social work students, academics and practitioners with a practical guide that escorts them through the research process relating to the completion of a small-scale qualitative project or dissertation.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781409461777
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing Ltd
Publication date: 09/01/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Malcolm Carey, University of Manchester, UK.

Table of Contents

Contents: Part 1 Foundations of Qualitative Social Work Research: Introducing qualitative social work research; The research process; Core social work research concepts; The literature review; Literature-based research and methodologies; Theoretical and philosophical perspectives; Methodology; Research ethics. Part 2 Qualitative Methodology and Methods: Interviews and questionnaires; Focus groups; Grounded theory and case studies; Ethnography; Life histories and biographical research; Narrative and discourse analysis; Participative research; internet research. Part 3 Analysis, Writing and Dissemination: Analysis; Writing up and dissemination; Glossary; References; Index.

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