Social Work Research Products

  • Lifespan Developmental Systems

    Meta-theory, Methodology and the Study of Applied Problems, 1st Edition

    By Ellen A. Skinner, Thomas Kindermann, Andrew Mashburn

    Everything you always wanted to know about theories, meta-theories, methods, and interventions but didn’t realize you needed to ask. This innovative textbook takes advanced undergraduate and graduate students "behind the curtain" of standard developmental science, so they can begin to appreciate…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge

  • Research and Statistics for Social Workers

    1st Edition

    By Tom Lawson, Anna Faul, A.N. Verbist

    Using real social work examples written specifically to ally student fears Research and Statistics for Social Workers brings research and statistics together bridging the gap to practice. This book covers - conceptualization, ethics, cultural competence, design, qualitative research, individual and…

    Paperback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge

  • Principles of Research in Behavioral Science

    Fourth Edition, 4th Edition

    By Bernard E. Whitley, Jr., Mary E. Kite

    This book provides a comprehensive overview of research methods in the behavioral sciences, focusing primarily on the conceptual issues inherent in conducting research. It covers topics that are often omitted from other texts, including measurement issues, correlational research, qualitative…

    Hardback – 2018-06-05
    Routledge

  • The Essential Guide to Doing a Health and Social Care Literature Review

    1st Edition

    By Jaqui Hewitt-Taylor

    This step-by-step guide takes the reader logically through the process of undertaking a literature review, from determining when this methodology might be useful, through to publishing the findings. It is designed particularly for students undertaking a dissertation using literature review…

    Paperback – 2017-04-27
    Routledge

  • Research Design in Aging and Social Gerontology

    Quantitative, Qualitative, and Mixed Methods, 1st Edition

    By Joyce Weil

    Research Design in Aging and Social Gerontology provides a review of methodological approaches and data-collection methods commonly used with older adults in real-life settings. It addresses the role of normative age-related sensory, cognitive, and functional changes, as well as the influence of…

    Paperback – 2017-03-08
    Routledge
    Textbooks in Aging

  • From Numbers to Words

    Reporting Statistical Results for the Social Sciences, 1st Edition

    By Susan Morgan, Tom Reichert, Tyler R. Harrison

    This invaluable resource guides readers through the process of creating scholarly, publishable prose from the results of quantitative experiments and investigations. It delves into the issues commonly encountered when reporting the results of statistical experiments and investigations, and provides…

    Paperback – 2016-08-09
    Routledge

  • Why Do I Need Research and Theory?

    A Guide for Social Workers, 1st Edition

    By Jennifer Anderson-Meger

    This book is based on the idea that social work as a profession can do better with advancing our mission if practitioners are knowledgeable, skilled, critical thinkers that use research to inform practice. This is a user-friendly, student directed book form to help students understand the…

    Paperback – 2016-02-05
    Routledge

  • The Social Work Assignments Handbook

    A Practical Guide for Students, 1st Edition

    By Sarah Foote, Anne Quinney, Matt Taylor

    The Social Work Assignments Handbook is the complete guide to preparing for, carrying out and writing up a social work assignment or project. Designed to support students through their assignments from beginning to end, each stage is fully explained through friendly advice and practical guidance so…

    Paperback – 2013-05-23
    Routledge

  • Research for Social Workers

    An Introduction to Methods, 3rd Edition

    By Margaret Alston, Wendy Bowles

    Social work is developing its own research orientation and knowledge base, springing from the research traditions of sociology and psychology and grounded in human rights and social justice. Effective social research relies on critical thinking and the ability to view situations from new…

    Paperback – 2012-08-24
    Routledge

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