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Practice of Research in Social Work

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ISBN-10: 1506304265

ISBN-13: 9781506304267

Edition: 4th 2017

Authors: Rafael J. Engel, Russell K. Schutt

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Principles of evidence-based practice come alive through illustrations of actual social work research in this Fourth Edition of Rafael J. Engel and Russell K. Schutt's The Practice of Research in Social Work. The authors introduce research methods as an integrated set of techniques for investigating problems encountered in social work, directly linking each topic to issues associated with ethics, diversity, and evidence-based practice.
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Book details

List price: $179.00
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2017
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/17/2016
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 496
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.552
Language: English

Rafael J. Engel (PhD, University of Wisconsin; MSW, University of Michigan; BA, University of Pennsylvania) is associate professor at the University of Pittsburgh. He coordinates the graduate certificate program in aging and is the principal investigator for the Hartford Partnership Program for Aging Education. Dr. Engel has written Practice of Social Work Research (with Russell Schutt) and Measuring Race and Ethnicity (with Larry E. Davis). He is a member of the editorial board of Race and Social Problems. As an active member of the research community, he has authored journal articles on such topics as poverty in later life, welfare benefits, and depressive symptomatology, and has written…    

Russell K. Schutt (PhD, MA, BA, University of Illinois at Chicago; postdoctoral fellow in the Sociology of Social Control Training Program at Yale University) is professor and chair of sociology at the University of Massachusetts Boston and lecturer on sociology in the Department of Psychiatry at the Harvard Medical School. In addition to Investigating the Social World: The Process and Practice of Research, now in its Eighth Edition , and its co-authored adaptations for the disciplines of social work, criminal justice, psychology, and education, his books include Homelessness, Housing, and Mental Illness, Social Neuroscience: Brain, Mind, and Society (co-edited), and Organization in a…