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Research Made Simple A Handbook for Social Workers by Raymond Mark
  

Research Made Simple A Handbook for Social Workers

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Research Made Simple A Handbook for Social Workers 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 Alexander The 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.

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Publication date

5th February 1996

Author

Raymond Mark

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Publisher

SAGE Publications Inc

Format

Paperback
432 pages

Categories

Social research & statistics
Social issues & processes
Social work

ISBN

9780803974272

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