Research for Effective Social Work Practice, Paperback Book


In this book and companion website you will find: A practice-oriented description of qualitative and quantitative research methods that engages rather than intimidates students Illustrations of real-life research and evaluation from different levels of social work practice, encompassing many populations Attention to the ethics and politics of research at each phase of the process, from the identification of an issue through reporting findings Exercises that provide hands-on learning opportunities in research and evaluation A historical, strengths-based perspective on research and evaluation in social work that teaches empowerment and professionalism Six in-depth, interactive, easy-to-access cases, that include data in SPSS and Excel A wealth of instructor-only resources available at, including sample syllabi, links, multiple-choice, and free-response test items all linked to current EPAS standards, and PowerPoint presentations.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 476 pages, 39 Line drawings, black and white; 8 Halftones, black and white; 47 Tables, black and whi
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
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  • Category: Research methods: general
  • ISBN: 9781138819535



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