Doing research in social work and social care: The journey from student to practitioner researcher

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From understanding the concepts of research and gathering data, to writing it all up and sharing knowledge, this book will guide your students to become researchers by giving them:

A confident start with clarity on core concepts and getting it right ethically
step-by-step guidance at each point in the research process, showing them diversity in approaches, the impact of context and how to overcome problems
case studies of how real researchers embrace the challenges, surprises and successes of research.

An emphasis on the person in context, so their research is reflective of the realities of social work and social care practice.

A guide to writing it up and achieving impact and positive change with research.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLondon UK
PublisherSAGE Publications Ltd
Number of pages248
ISBN (Print)9781473906617, 9781473906624
Publication statusPublished - 31 Oct 2016


  • Social Work
  • Research
  • Research education

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