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Qualitative Research Skills for Social Work Theory and Practice.

Malcolm Carey provides social work students, academics and practitioners with a practical guide that escorts them through the research process relating to the completion of a small-scale qualitative project or dissertation.

Main Author: Carey, Malcolm.
Format: Electronic
Language: English
Published: Farnham : Ashgate Publishing Ltd, 2012.
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Related Items: Print version:: Qualitative Research Skills for Social Work : Theory and Practice.
Table of Contents:
  • Cover; Contents; List of Figures and Tables; Part 1 Foundations of Qualitative Social Work Research; 1 Introducing Qualitative Social Work Research; 2The Research Process; 3Core Social Work Research Concepts; 4The Literature Review; 5 Literature-based Research and Methodologies; 6 Theoretical and Philosophical Perspectives; 8 Research Ethics; Part 2 Qualitative Methodology and Methods; 9Interviews and Questionnaires; 10Focus Groups; 11Grounded Theory and Case Studies; 12Ethnography; 13Life Histories and Biographical Research; 14Narrative and Discourse Analysis; 15Participative Research.
  • 16Internet ResearchPart 3 Analysis, Writing and Dissemination; 17 Analysis; 18Writing Up and Dissemination; Glossary; References; Index.