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The practice of research in social work
Rafael J. Engel, Russell K. Schutt.

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  • ISBN: 9781452225463 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 145222546X (pbk.)
  • OCLC Number: 758244442
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 454-470) and index.
Table of Contents

1. Science, society, and social work research -- 2. The process and problems of social work research -- 3. Ethical and scientific guidelines for social work research -- 4. Measurement -- 5. Sampling -- 6. Causation and research design -- 7. Group experimental designs -- 8. Single-subject design -- 9. Survey research -- 10. Qualitative methods: observing, participating, listening -- 11. Qualitative data analysis -- 12. Mixing and comparing methods and studies -- 13. Evaluation research -- 14. Quantitative data analysis -- 15. Reporting research -- Appendix A : Questions to ask about a research article -- Appendix B : How to read a research article -- Appendix C : Table of random numbers.