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Title: UNDERSTANDING RESEARCH FOR SOCIAL POLICY AND SOCIAL WORK
THEMES, METHODS AND APPROACHES
By: Saul Becker (Editor), Alan Bryman (Editor), Harry Ferguson (Editor)
Format: Hardback

List price: £72.99


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ISBN 10: 1847428169
ISBN 13: 9781847428165
Publisher: POLICY PRESS
Pub. date: 15 March, 2012
Edition: 2nd New edition
Series: Understanding Welfare: Social Issues, Policy and Practice Series
Pages: 448
Description: This revised and expanded second edition of the acclaimed international best-seller combines theoretical and applied discussions and case examples to provide an essential guide to research methods, approaches and debates.
Synopsis: It is vital for students, policy makers and practitioners engaged in social policy, social work and other related academic disciplines and fields of practice to understand the importance of research and how to interpret research evidence and findings. They also need to know how to effectively carry out and report good quality research of their own. This thoroughly revised and expanded second edition of the acclaimed international best-seller will enable readers to meet all these challenges. Comprehensive in scope, and written expertly by 80 leading contributors in an accessible and engaging style, this landmark book from The Policy Press' Understanding Welfare series includes dozens of new sections which highlight developments since the first edition. It also combines theoretical and applied discussions and case examples to provide the essential one-stop guide to research methods, approaches and debates.The book is essential reading for students and teachers of social policy, social work, public policy, criminology, nursing and health sciences, education and other applied social sciences; policy makers and practitioners who would like to improve their use of research evidence; and those who want to conduct high quality research of their own.
Publication: UK
Imprint: Policy Press
Returns: Returnable
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