Research Made Simple : A Handbook for Social Workers Paperback / softback
by Raymond Mark
`Raymond Mark combine[s] the classical integrity of statistical techniques with the latest problems of planning and implementation....
One hopes this book's use as a teaching instrument, and its application as a research stimulus and guide, will encourage both students and practitioners to work harder at achieving a sounder integration of theory and practice in social work' - From the Foreword by Chauncey A AlexanderThe full range of methods employed in social science research courses is presented in this practical `how to' guide for the social services.
Topics discussed include basic concepts about scientific method, fundamental terms, and the research process from initiation through implementation to completion.
Qualitative techniques, programme evaluation, statistical hypothesis testing, computer applications, ethical principles, gender and diversity issues are covered in this comprehensive handbook, giving readers a basic foundation for understanding and doing research.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 432 pages
- Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
- Publication Date: 02/04/1996
- Category: Social issues & processes
- ISBN: 9780803974272