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Author Petticrew, Mark, author

Title Systematic reviews in the social sciences : a practical guide / Mark Petticrew and Helen Roberts
Published Malden, MA ; Oxford : Blackwell Pub., 2006
Malden, MA : Blackwell Publishing, 2006

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Description xv, 336 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Foreword / William R. Shadish -- Why do we need systematic reviews? -- Starting the review : refining the question and defining the boundaries -- What sorts of studies do I include in the review? : deciding on the review's inclusion/exclusion criteria -- How to find the studies : the literature search -- How to appraise the studies : an introduction to assessing study quality -- Synthesizing the evidence -- Exploring heterogeneity and publication bias -- Disseminating the review -- Systematic reviews : urban myths and fairy tales -- Appendix 1: The review process (and some questions to ask before starting a review) -- Appendix 2: Moose guidelines -- Appendix 3: Example of a flow diagram from a systematic review -- Appendix 4: Example data extraction form -- Appendix 5: Variations in the quality of systematic reviews
Summary "This book outlines the rationale and methods of systematic reviews, giving worked examples from social science and other fields. It requires no previous knowledge, but takes the reader through the process stage by stage. It draws on examples from such diverse fields as psychology, criminology, education, transport, social welfare, public health, and housing and urban policy, among others."--BOOK JACKET
Analysis Research methods
Social science
Statistical analysis
Statistics
Systems analysis
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Also available online via the World Wide Web, by subscription to EBL (Ebook Library)
Subject Social sciences -- Statistical methods.
Social sciences -- Research -- Methodology.
Social sciences -- Research.
Review Literature as Topic.
Social Sciences -- methods.
Social Sciences.
Research.
Social Sciences -- Statistical methods
Social Sciences -- statistical methods
Statistics as Topic -- methods.
Author Roberts, Helen, 1949-
Roberts, Helen, 1949- author
Ebooks Corporation.
LC no. 2005011632
ISBN 1405121106 (hardcover : cover) (alkaline paper)
1405121114 (paperback) (alkaline paper)
(hardcover : cover) (alkaline paper)
(paperback) (alkaline paper)