Applied Research for Better Practice by Angela EverittApplied Research for Better Practice by Angela Everitt

Applied Research for Better Practice

byAngela Everitt, Pauline Hardiker, Jane Littlewood

Paperback | September 2, 1992

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Addressing the alienation of practitioners from positivist and quantitative research, this book shows how research can be compatible with how practitioners collect and understand data. Drawing on research approaches that take account of subjectivity and employ participative methods, the authors develop an approach to practice for the research- minded practitioner. Whilst useful for practitioners wanting to do research, the primary intention of this book is to explore ways in which practitioners may be research-minded in their work.
ANGELA EVERITT is Reader in Social Welfare Sudies at the Social Welfare Research Unit at Newcastle Polytechnic, and has been in social work education for many years. She is particularly interested in practitioner research and engaging with practitioners in collaborative research and evaluation projects.PAULINE HARDIKER is Senior Lectur...
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Title:Applied Research for Better PracticeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:157 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.39 inPublished:September 2, 1992Publisher:Red Globe PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:033354434X

ISBN - 13:9780333544341

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Table of Contents

Research and Practice .- Epistemology and Theory in Social Work.-  Purposes and Values of Research .- A Methodology for the Research-Minded Practitioners .- Formulating the Issues in Research-Minded Practice Engaging with Subjects to Generate Data .- Analysing the Data of Practice .- The Practitioner-Evaluator Conclusion.