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Practice-based research in social work : a guide for reluctant researchers

By: Contributor(s): Publication details: London ; New York : Routledge, 2012.Description: 1 online resource (x, 212 pages) : illustrationsISBN:
  • 1136581278
  • 9781136581274
  • 9780203155639
  • 0203155637
  • 9781136581267
  • 113658126X
  • 9782011022257
  • 2011022258
  • 9781136581229
  • 1136581227
  • 9781136581243
  • 1136581243
  • 9781136581236
  • 1136581235
  • 9781136581212
  • 1136581219
Subject(s): Genre/Form: LOC classification:
  • HV11 .D633 2012
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Contents:
Evolution and definition of PBR -- Establishing the practice-research problem -- PBR study purposes -- PBR research designs -- The PBR literature review -- Understanding basic differences in data-collection methods -- Qualitative data gathering -- Quantitative data gathering -- PBR sampling -- Research ethics and the protection of human subjects in PBR -- Analyzing qualitative data in PBR -- Analyzing quantitative data in PBR -- Interpreting and disseminating results from PBR.
Summary: This unique textbook explores practice-based research (PBR), using numerous practice examples to actively encourage and engage students and practitioners to embrace research as a meaningful support for their practice. Whilst evidence-based practice gives practitioners access to information about "universal" best practices, it does not prioritize practitioner-generated knowledge or promote new research-based interventions relevant to their own practice circumstances as PBR does. This book discusses the evolution of PBR as a distinct social work research approach, describes its princip.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-207) and index.

Evolution and definition of PBR -- Establishing the practice-research problem -- PBR study purposes -- PBR research designs -- The PBR literature review -- Understanding basic differences in data-collection methods -- Qualitative data gathering -- Quantitative data gathering -- PBR sampling -- Research ethics and the protection of human subjects in PBR -- Analyzing qualitative data in PBR -- Analyzing quantitative data in PBR -- Interpreting and disseminating results from PBR.

This unique textbook explores practice-based research (PBR), using numerous practice examples to actively encourage and engage students and practitioners to embrace research as a meaningful support for their practice. Whilst evidence-based practice gives practitioners access to information about "universal" best practices, it does not prioritize practitioner-generated knowledge or promote new research-based interventions relevant to their own practice circumstances as PBR does. This book discusses the evolution of PBR as a distinct social work research approach, describes its princip.

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