Practical Research

2nd Edition

A Guide for Therapists

Authors:

  • John Swain
  • Frances Reynolds
  • Sally French
    • Print ISBN 9780750646208

    Description

    The authors discuss how to start research, the range of tools, research methods and approaches which can be applied, as well as how to report and disseminate research findings.

    Also contained are learning objectives and practical advice to make understanding and practising research easier.

    Written by well-known authors and researchers in the field, this completely revised and extensively expanded, popular text continues to provide a 'must have' introduction to the world of research.

    Table of Contents

    Part One: Starting research: What is research?; Developing research ideas; Ethical issues; Writing a research proposal; Working with others; Literature review; Sampling and sampling designs; Part Two: Research methods and approaches: The questionnaire; The interview; The Delphi technique; Experimental and quasi-experimental research; Observation; The use of documents in research; The case study; Analysing data; Narrative approaches to research; Participatory approaches to research; Action research and clinical audit; Part Three: Reporting and disseminating research findings: The writing process; Making public: Dissemination

    Details

    No. of pages:
    320
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2001
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Butterworth-Heinemann
    Print ISBN:
    9780750646208