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International Social Work Research by Tony Tripodi
Book DescriptionWith 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 as well as to issues involved in obtaining and utilising international knowledge. Yet until now, no book has juxtaposed these two growing streams of emphasis. In this clearly written volume, Tony Tripodi and Miriam Potocky-Tripodi fill that gap, presenting readers with the many prospects and great potential for international social work research. The authors establish three discrete varieties of research supra-national, intra-national, and trans-national and explore a wealth of issues and examples within each. The easy-to-follow format helps readers learn how to define and distinguish each kind of research, then provides actual applications of all three. Examples draw on research from the world over, and range from microcredit programs in India to migrant aid in Nicaragua to adoptees in Romania. These unique features make it an ideal sequel to basic research texts in social work and supplement to texts on international social work, but also an attractive addition to any faculty researchers bookshelf.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780195187267
(235mm x 155mm x 18mm)
Imprint: Oxford University Press Inc
Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
Publish Date: 17-Aug-2006
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Tony Tripodi
Research Techniques for Clinical Social Workers, Paperback (December 2006)
Intended for students and practitioners of social work, this work presents research concepts and skills. It reflects contemporary developments in practice research, such as an evidence-based practice; the importance of evaluation within the managed-care environment; the role of social work ethics in practice research; and, more.
Intervention Research, Hardback (January 1994)» View all books by Tony Tripodi
This treatment of intervention research explains how to distinguish intervention research from other modalities; demonstrates a new model of research on the design and development of interventions; and provides guidelines for conducting intervention research in direct practice.
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