Applied Social Research: A Tool for the Human Services (International ed of 9th revised ed)

Applied Social Research: A Tool for the Human Services (International ed of 9th revised ed)

By: Thomas Sullivan (author), Cornell R. DeJong (author), Duane R. Monette (author)Paperback

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You may be wondering why you need to study research methods to prepare yourself for a career in human services. This accessible text will help you to better understand the connection between human service research and practice. APPLIED SOCIAL RESEARCH brings the subject to life and explores how recent innovations in technology are affecting research methods and results.

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Contents

1. Research in the Human Services. 2. The Logic of Social Research. 3. Ethical Issues in Social Research. 4. Issues in Problem Formulation. 5. The Process of Measurement. 6. Sampling. 7. Survey Research. 8. Analysis of Available Data. 9. Field Research and Qualitative Methods. 10. Experimental Research. 11. Single-System Designs. 12. Evaluation Research. 13. Scaling. 14. Data Analysis I: Data Preparation and Presentation. 15. Data Analysis II: Descriptive and Inferential Statistics. 16. Analysis of Qualitative Data. 17. Writing for Research: Grant Proposals and Report Writing. Appendix A: A Guide to Library Use and Information Retrieval. Appendix B: Generating Random Numbers. Glossary. References. Name Index. Subject Index.

Product Details

  • publication date: 15/03/2013
  • ISBN13: 9781285162324
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 592
  • ID: 9781285162324
  • weight: 865
  • ISBN10: 1285162323
  • edition: International ed of 9th revised ed

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