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The Field Research Survival Guide

The Field Research Survival Guide

Arlene Rubin Stiffman

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195325522
eISBN:
9780199893850
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195325522.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This collection of field research narratives from veteran social and behavioral science researchers acknowledges the unpredictability of managing a project, and candidly illustrates real-world ... More

Finding and Evaluating EvidenceSystematic Reviews and Evidence-Based Practice

Finding and Evaluating Evidence: Systematic Reviews and Evidence-Based Practice

Denise E. Bronson and Tamara S. Davis

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195337365
eISBN:
9780199918201
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337365.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Evidence-based practice (EBP) promises to have a profound impact on social work practice, education, and scholarship, but adopting EBP depends on the availability of evidence to support this ... More

Grounded Theory

Grounded Theory

Julianne S. Oktay

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199753697
eISBN:
9780199932627
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199753697.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Grounded Theory (GT) is one of the oldest and most often used forms of qualitative research. Unlike other methods, GT is used to develop theory. Grounded Theory has great potential for social work ... More

Group Work Research

Group Work Research

Charles Garvin, Richard Tolman, and Mark Macgowan

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780195381542
eISBN:
9780190213916
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195381542.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This book takes the reader through all the phases of designing and implementing group work research. Chapter one begins with a history of research in group work including recent developments in ... More

A Guide to Evidence-Based Group Work

A Guide to Evidence-Based Group Work

Mark J. Macgowan

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195183450
eISBN:
9780199864935
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183450.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This book illustrates, step by step, how to practice evidence-based group work. As group workers are increasingly being held accountable to evaluate, monitor, and improve their practice, there are ... More

Historical Research

Historical Research

Elizabeth Ann Danto

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195333060
eISBN:
9780199864119
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333060.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

What, exactly, was the Charity Organization Society? Was it a cluster of affluent women imposing their moral propriety on the poor in the early 20th century? Or was it the first concerted effort to ... More

Improving Public ServicesInternational Experiences in Using Evaluation Tools to Measure Program Performance

Improving Public Services: International Experiences in Using Evaluation Tools to Measure Program Performance

Douglas J. Besharov, Karen J. Baehler, and Jacob Alex Klerman (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190646059
eISBN:
9780190646073
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190646059.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation, Social Policy

The government performance movement has been in full swing for decades around the world. So, why do so many public programs and organizations continue to underperform? A major reason is that ... More

International Social Work ResearchIssues and Prospects

International Social Work Research: Issues and Prospects

Tony Tripodi and Miriam Potocky-Tripodi

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195187250
eISBN:
9780199864850
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195187250.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

With the constant exchange of international information now a permanent condition in the world, social work scholars and students must be sensitive to the need for knowledge sharing between countries ... More

Key Concepts in Measurement

Key Concepts in Measurement

Brian E. Perron and David F. Gillespie

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199855483
eISBN:
9780190235963
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199855483.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Measurement refers generally to the process of assigning a numeric value to, or ordering characteristics or traits of, entities under study so, ideally, the labels accurately represent the ... More

Mixed Methods  Research

Mixed Methods Research

Daphne Watkins and Deborah Gioia

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780199747450
eISBN:
9780190266240
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199747450.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Mixed methods research is more than just combining qualitative and quantitative data. Mixed methods involves integrating the assumptions that we have about methodologies, methods, research questions, ... More

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