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Research and the Social Work Picture

Ian Shaw

Abstract

There's a growing pressure for social workers to engage with research and draw on this in practice. But why is this research important? This book provides an accessible way to think about this question. Drawing on evidence from across Europe, Asia, and the USA, it covers how research is conducted, used, and perceived. It is perfect for social work students, researchers, and practitioners, providing a detailed sketch of how research finds a place in the wider social work picture and offering opportunities and exercises that highlight how social work research is relevant in day-to-day course pro ... More

Keywords: social workers, social work research, social work students

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9781447338895
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: September 2018 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781447338895.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Ian Shaw, author
National University of Singapore