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Research Methods for Social Work

3.34 of 5 stars 3.34  ·  rating details  ·  59 ratings  ·  5 reviews
Widely considered the best text for the course, RESEARCH METHODS FOR SOCIAL WORK, 7e combines a rigorous, comprehensive presentation of all aspects of the research endeavor with a thoroughly reader-friendly approach that helps students overcome the fear-factor often associated with this course. Allen Rubin and Earl R. Babbie's classic bestseller is acclaimed for its depth ...more
Hardcover, 653 pages
Published January 1st 2010 by Thomson Brooks/Cole (first published December 1989)
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Amanda Michelle Jones
Jun 19, 2013 Amanda Michelle Jones rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: social work researchers of all perspectives
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i struggled in my research methods class due to differing research paradigms and couldn't figure out how to translate my work. reading this book provided me with the language and understanding i needed to figure out what was going on. i wish i'd read it from the start!
Cat
Apr 21, 2007 Cat rated it 2 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: social workers with a brain
Important, but ugh!
Marylee
Reading the last chapter today to prepare for class tomorrow! I've read a lot about the research process, this book is up there as one of the best. Great illustration and discussion of different research methods with a focus on validity and reliability. Students struggling to understand the research process would benefit greatly from this resource.
Sonya
There has to be a better way to write about research.
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i want to read this book for my Phd on social work.
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