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Author Krysik, Judy.

Title Research for effective social work practice / Judy L. Krysik, Jerry Finn
Edition Second edition
Published New York, NY : Routledge, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (xxv, 394 pages, 8 pages, 26 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Series New directions in social work
New directions in social work (Boston, Mass.)
Contents The context of social work research -- The politics and ethics of social work research -- The research process : from problems to research questions -- Single subject research -- Qualitative research -- Group research design -- Sampling -- Measurement -- Implementation : from data collection to data entry -- Describing quantitative data -- Bivariate statistics and statistical inference -- Evaluation of social work services -- Writing and presenting research
Summary Very often research texts for social work students are dry, boring, and hard to relate to. Not this book! Nor do authors Krysik and Finn shy away from teaching research skills that are actually interesting and useful to students interested in real-life social work practice
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Group work in research.
Qualitative research -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Sampling (Statistics)
Social service -- Methodology.
Social service -- Research.
Social workers -- Professional ethics.
Form Electronic book
Author Finn, Jerry.
ISBN 0203859707 (electronic bk.)
9780203859704 (electronic bk.)
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