Written in an engaging and accessible style, this book bridges the gap between theory and reality by discussing a range of research paradigms and placing them in the context of professional social work. It also discusses the political and ethical contexts that are intrinsic to social work practice.
Contents: 1. Research, Social Work and Professional Practice -- 2. The Research Question -- 3. Different Ways of Knowing and Their Relevance for Research -- 4. Methodology -- 5. Designing Research -- 6. Generating Data -- 7. Making Sense of Data: Analysis -- 8. Reporting and Disseminating Research.
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Field of Research
160807 Sociological Methodology and Research Methods