Research for social justice a community-based approach /

"Most social work research texts are written from an empiricist and positivist perspective, emphasizing the scientific method and the value of objectivity in research. While acknowledging that certain aspects of the scientific method should be preserved, Adje van de Sande and Karen Schwartz arg...

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Main Author: Sande, Adje van de, 1949-
Other Authors: Schwartz, Karen, 1955-
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Halifax ; Winnipeg : Fernwood Pub., [2011]
Physical Description: x, 190 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Subjects:
Table of Contents:
  • Research as politics
  • Research paradigms
  • Research ethics
  • Developing research questions
  • Research partners
  • Participatory action research
  • Research with aboriginal people
  • Program evaluation
  • Needs assessments
  • Qualitative methods
  • Quantitative methods
  • Report writing.