Reader friendly and clear, Rubin and Babbie’s concise and social work-specific research methods text provides you with the tools you need to understand the essential content for the course. Illustrations and examples throughout show you how you can apply research to practice. Outlines, introductions, boxes, chapter endings with main points, review questions and exercises, and Internet exercises present the information and practice you need to succeed. As part of the Brooks/Cole Empowerment Series, this book thoroughly integrates the core competencies and recommended practice behaviors outlined in the 2008 Educational Policy and Accreditation Standards (EPAS) set by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE).
About the Author
After receiving his Ph.D. from the University of Pittsburgh, Allen Rubin served as a researcher for the Council on Social Work Education before joining the faculty at the University of Texas at Austin in 1979, where he remains as the Bert Kruger Smith Centennial Professor. Renowned in social work, Dr. Rubin has published numerous research studies on social work practice and is a past president of the Society for Social Work and Research.
Earl R. Babbie graduated from Harvard University before enlisting in the U.S. Marine Corps. He received his Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley, and began teaching shortly thereafter. Credited with defining research methods for the social sciences, Dr. Babbie has written several texts, including the bestseller, THE PRACTICE OF SOCIAL RESEARCH (Cengage).
Product Details :
- Series: Brooks/Cole Empowerment Series
- Paperback: 416 pages
- Publisher: Cengage Learning; 3 edition (January 1, 2012)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0840029136
- ISBN-13: 978-0840029133
- Product Dimensions: 9.9 x 7.9 x 0.6 inches