The Handbook of Social Work Research Methods by Bruce A. Thyer

The Handbook of Social Work Research Methods

Bruce A. Thyer and Alicia Lankton
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  • ISBN
    9781412958394 / 1412958393
  • Title The Handbook of Social Work Research Methods
  • Author Bruce A. Thyer and Alicia Lankton
  • Category Social Work
  • Format
    Hardcover
  • Year 2009
  • Pages 654
  • Publisher
    Sage Publications (CA)
  • Imprint SAGE Publications Inc
  • Edition
    2nd
  • Language English
  • Dimensions 206mm x 33mm x 254mm

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In the field of social work, qualitative research is starting to gain more prominence as are mixed methods and various issues regarding race, ethnicity and gender. This work reflects this field and contains meta analysis, designs to evaluate treatment and provides the support to help students harness the power of the Internet.

Publisher Description

In the field of social work, qualitative research is starting to gain more prominence as are mixed methods and various issues regarding race, ethnicity and gender. These changes in the field are reflected and updated in “The Handbook of Social Work Research Methods, Second Edition”. This text contains meta analysis, designs to evaluate treatment and provides the support to help students harness the power of the Internet. This handbook brings together leading scholars in research methods in social work.

Author Biography

Bruce Thyer is currently a Professor and former Dean with the College of Social Work at Florida State University. Dr. Thyer spent the years 1987 - 2002 with the University of Georgia, where he earned the rank of Distinguished Research Professor. He is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and a Board Certified Behavior Analyst. In 2012 he was elected to the Social Work Academy of the National Academies of Practice. Dr. Thyer is the founder and current editor of one of social work's premier journals, RESEARCH ON SOCIAL WORK PRACTICE, and is the author of over 250 articles, 80 chapters and he had authored or edited over 25 professional books. His research interests involve the promotion of evidence-based practice, evaluation research, applied behavior analysis, and social work theory.

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