Research Methods for Social Workers: A Practice-Based Approach by Samuel S. Faulkner

Research Methods for Social Workers: A Practice-Based Approach

bySamuel S. Faulkner, Cynthia Faulkner

Paperback | June 15, 2014

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Samuel and Cynthia Faulkner have developed the perfect research methods text tailored specifically for social work students that illustrates how understanding research is valuable for success in evidence-based agency practice. From the basics of research to practice evaluation, the authorscarefully guide students through the complete process. They are able to connect abstract theory with practical applications, providing the skills necessary to become effective practitioners. The book introduces complex concepts such as qualitative, quantitative, and statistical methods; ethicalissues in research; sampling; and measurement in a manner that students find readily accessible.What is most impressive about this new edition is that there is an additional 30% new or updated material. Developed in part from suggestions made by students and faculty who have used the previous edition, these improvements include content and instructional features that will remind you why thisis one of the best research methods books on the market!

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Samuel S. Faulkner (MSW and PhD, University of Texas at Arlington) is social work professor at Morehead State University. Professor Faulkner completed his PhD in social work in 2001 after receiving two MS degrees; one in social work from the University of Texas at Arlington and the other in counseling education from Texas AandM Univers...

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Title:Research Methods for Social Workers: A Practice-Based ApproachFormat:PaperbackDimensions:280 pages, 9.09 × 6.1 × 0.59 inPublished:June 15, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0190615389

ISBN - 13:9780190615383

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"I am delighted to see a research textbook that is clear, concise, and to the point. It is a well organized text that plainly and accurately explains the links between research and practice for today's social work students." --Eleanor Downey, Lewis-Clark State College