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Title The handbook of social work research methods / editor, Bruce Thyer
Edition Second edition
Published Los Angeles : SAGE, [2010]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 WATERFT HEALTH  362.0072 Thy/Hos 2010  DUE 11-11-19
 WATERFT HEALTH  362.0072 Thy/Hos 2010  AVAILABLE
Description xiii, 654 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents Introductory principles of social work research / Bruce A. Thyer -- Pt. I. Quantitative approaches : foundations of data collection -- An overview of quantitative research methods / Phyllis Solomon and Jeffrey Draine -- Probability and sampling / William R. Nugent -- Reliability and validity in quantitative measurement / Randall E. Basham, Catheleen Jordan and Richard A. Hoefer -- Locating assessment instruments / Kevin Corcoran and Nikki Hozack -- Statistics for social workers / J.Timothy Stocks -- Pt. II. Quantitative approaches : types of studies -- Descriptive studies / Stephen Tripodi and Kimberly Bender -- Survey studies / Royce A. Hutson and Athena R. Kolbe -- Needs assessments / Leslie M. Tutty and Michael A. Rothery -- Secondary data analysis studies / Melissa Radey -- Pre-experimental and quasi-experimental research designs / Bruce A. Thyer -- Randomized controlled experiments / Ram A. Cnaan and Stephen J. Tripodi -- Program evaluation studies / TK Logan and David Royse -- Single-system studies / Mark A. Mattaini -- Using cost, procedure, process, outcome analysis / Brian T. Yates, Peter J. Delany and Dorothy Lockwood Dillard -- Meta-analyses / Jacqueline Corcoran and Julia H. Littell -- Systematic reviews / Julia H. Littell and Jacqueline Corcoran -- Pt. III. Qualitative approaches : foundations of data collection -- An overview of qualitative research methods / Michael J. Holosko -- Reliability and validity in qualitative research / Cynthia S. Franklin, Patricia A. Cody and Michelle Ballan -- Pt. IV. Qualitative approaches : types of studies -- Narrative case studies / Jerrold R. Brandell and Theodore Varkas -- Oral history studies / Natalie Ames and Stephene Diepstra -- Naturalistic inquiry -- Bart W. Miles and Debra M. Hernandez Jozefowicz-Simbeni -- Participant observation studies / R. Kevin Grigsby -- Ethnographic research methods / Christine T. Lowery -- Participatory action research studies / Esther Blum, Tuula Heinonen and Judy White -- Pt. V. Conceptual research --Theoretical research / Bruce A. Thyer -- Historical research / John R. Graham and Alean al-Krenawi -- Literature reviews / Karen M. Sowers, Rod Ellis and Adrienne Dessel -- Critical analysis / William M. Epstein -- Policy analysis / Susan D. Einbinder -- Logic models / Karen A. Randolph -- Pt. VI. General issues -- Ethical issues in social work research / Frederic G. Reamer Reamer -- Gender, ethnicity, and racial issues / Antoinette Y. Farmer and David Bess -- International research / Jorge Delva and Marcela Castillo Altman -- Integrating qualitative and quantitative research methods / Goutham M. Menon and Charles D. Cowger -- Applying for research grants / Scott Geron and Gail S. Steketee
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Subject Social service -- Research.
Author Thyer, Bruce A.
LC no. 2009015072
ISBN 9781412958394 cloth
1412958393 cloth
9781412958400 paperback
1412958407 paperback