practice of research in social work by Rafael J. Engel

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Published by Sage Publications in Thousand Oaks, Calif .

Written in English

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  • Social service -- Research

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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StatementRafael J. Engel, Russell K. Schutt.
ContributionsSchutt, Russell K.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV11 .E57 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17102181M
ISBN 109781412968911, 9781412968928
LC Control Number2008036645

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The major stages of research projects are. Introduction. For the new edition of this book, we have slightly changed the book’s title to Social Work Research in Practice: Ethical and Political Contexts.

We believe that by adding ‘in practice’ to the title, we more clearly reflect our view that social work research is another social work method or approach, in addition to the more well-known case, group, and community work that are.outcome achievable. This grounding in evidence-based practice and practice-based evidence is the foundation for continuous improvement in policies and services.

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