Doing Social Work Research

1st Edition

Louise Hardwick; Aidan Worsley
eISBN-13: 9781473903692

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This book is a practical beginner′s guide to both conducting and using research within the context of social work practice. A clear and accessible introduction to applied research methods for social work students and practitioners, this text covers the key themes, debates and approaches, including:



- The ethics of social work research


- Conducting interviews and questionnaires


- Focus groups


- Observation and narrative


- The involvement of service users


- Analyzing data



With practical exercises and reflective questions, this is an essential text for undergraduate and postgraduate qualifying social work students.

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ISBNs 9781847879134, 9781473903692, 9781847879134, 1847879136, 9781847879134, 9781847879127, 9781847879127, 9781446200599, 1473903696
Language English
Number of Pages 176
Edition 1st