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Author Shaw, Ian, 1945-

Title Practice and research / by Ian F. Shaw
Published Farnham ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, [2011]


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Description xi, 475 pages ; 24 cm
Series Contemporary social work studies
Contemporary social work studies.
Contents Pt. I Perspectives On Social Work Research -- Cutting Edge Issues in Social Work Research -- Is Social Work Research Distinctive? -- Ways of Knowing in Social Work -- Re-reading The Jack-Roller: Hidden Histories in Sociology and Social Work -- William J. Reid: An Appreciation -- pt. II Evaluation -- Social Work and the Human Services -- Evidence from Qualitative Evaluation -- Seeing the Trees For the Wood: The Politics of Evaluating in Practice -- Evaluation for a Learning Organization? -- pt. III Qualitative Research -- Qualitative Social Work: A Room with a View -- Qualitative Research and Outcomes in Health, Social Work and Education -- Ethics and the Practice of Qualitative Research -- Constructing Causal Accounts in Social Work -- The Consequences of Qualitative Social Work Research -- Unbroken Voices: Children, Young People and Qualitative Methods -- pt. IV Research, Theory And Practice --
The Quality of Mercy: The Management of Quality in the Personal Social Services -- Game Plans, Buzzes and Sheer Luck: Doing Well in Social Work -- Practitioner Evaluation at Work -- Evaluating in Practice -- Culture and the Indigenisation of Quality in Third World Social Research -- pt. V Service Users And Research -- Consumer Opinion and Social Policy: A Research Review -- Consumer Evaluations of the Personal Social Services -- Engaging the User: Participation, Empowerment, and the Rhetoric of Quality -- Just Inquiry?: Research and Evaluation for Service Users -- Users' and Practitioners' Research
Summary Practice and Research is an overview of Professor Ian Shaw's analysis of the complexity and challenges of the practice/research relationship in social work - a theme that has been the focus of much of his writing over his career
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Qualitative research.
Social work education.
Social service -- Evaluation.
Social case work.
Social service -- Research.
LC no. 2011052187
ISBN 9781409439172 hardback alkaline paper