Social Work Research for Social Justice by Beth Humphries
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Social Work Research for Social Justice
By Beth Humphries

Social Work Research for Social Justice

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Social Work Research for Social Justice by Beth Humphries

Book Description

This introductory text offers an important critical framework for understanding how research can, does and should, inform social work practice.This book introduces readers to practical research methods whilst also illustrating the political dimensions of research. It is illustrated throughout with examples from practice. Each chapter contains a summary of the main points, review questions and resources for further reading.Students of social work need to understand the contribution of research, as part of this evidence base, to effective practice. This textbook introduces students to a range of research methods at a practical level and sensitises them to the political dimension of research.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781403949356
ISBN-10: 1403949352
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 156mm x 12mm)
Pages: 232
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave USA
Publish Date: 28-Apr-2008
Country of Publication: United States

Books By Author Beth Humphries

Social Work, Immigration and Asylum by Beth Humphries Social Work, Immigration and Asylum, Paperback (January 2004)

The practical and ethical challenges facing human service professionals working with refugees, asylum seekers and other people subject to immigration controls are discussed in this book. The contributors explore the tensions that exist between anti-oppressive values and the role professionals increasingly play as 'gate keepers' to services.

From Immigration Controls to Welfare Controls by Beth Humphries From Immigration Controls to Welfare Controls, Paperback (November 2001)

Timely and topical, this edited volume looks at the relationship between immigration controls and welfare in historical and contemporary context, comparing the UK experience with that of France, Sweden and America.

Research in Social Care and Social Welfare by Beth Humphries Research in Social Care and Social Welfare, Paperback (December 2000)

This important book explores the links between research, evidence-based practice and policy in social care. Basing their chapters in case-study material, the contributors examine the issues arising from qualitative and quantitative methodologies, critique orthodox views of ethics and offer examples of innovative social research methods.

Research and Inequality by Beth Humphries Research and Inequality, Paperback (November 1999)

Written by people from a wide variety of backgrounds, cultures and nationalities, the book explores ways in which issues of social diversity and division within the research process might be addressed.

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Author Biography - Beth Humphries

Beth Humphries is a writer and researcher who has practised, taught and studied social work for many years. She has worked in universities across the UK and is currently a visiting professor at Manchester Metropolitan University. Her special research interest is in social work, immigration control and asylum and she has published extensively in this field.

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