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Conducting Substance Use Research

Conducting Substance Use Research

Audrey L. Begun and Thomas K. Gregoire

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199892310
eISBN:
9780190206376
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199892310.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Organized around a translational science framework, the book addresses substance use research about epidemiology, etiology, intervention efficacy and effectiveness, and implementation of ... More

Confirmatory Factor Analysis

Confirmatory Factor Analysis

Donna Harrington

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195339888
eISBN:
9780199863662
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195339888.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Measures that are reliable, valid, and can be used across diverse populations are vital to social work research, but the development of new measures is an expensive and time-consuming process. An ... More

The Conservative Party and social policy

The Conservative Party and social policy

Hugh Bochel (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424334
eISBN:
9781447303718
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424334.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

With the Conservative Party breaking new ground in forming a coalition government with the Liberal Democrats, this book examines the development and content of the Conservatives' approaches to social ... More

Consultation Theory and PracticeA Handbook for School Social Workers

Consultation Theory and Practice: A Handbook for School Social Workers

Christine Anlauf Sabatino

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199934621
eISBN:
9780190206352
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199934621.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

School social work practice research finds that consultation is among the most frequently performed practice tasks. Yet these studies never define the term or classify types of consultation. In ... More

Contemporary social evils

Contemporary social evils

Joseph Rowntree Foundation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424099
eISBN:
9781447301981
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424099.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

Which underlying problems pose the greatest threat to British society in the twenty-first century? A hundred years after its philanthropist founder identified poverty, alcohol, drugs and gambling ... More

Content Analysis

Content Analysis

James Drisko and Tina Maschi

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780190215491
eISBN:
9780190299019
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190215491.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This book offers an overview of the variation within content analysis, along with detailed descriptions of three approaches found in the contemporary literature: basic content analysis, interpretive ... More

Counting the PoorNew Thinking About European Poverty Measures and Lessons for the United States

Counting the Poor: New Thinking About European Poverty Measures and Lessons for the United States

Douglas J. Besharov and Kenneth A. Couch (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199860586
eISBN:
9780199932948
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199860586.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Children and Families

The poverty rate is one of the most visible ways in which nations measure the economic well-being of their low-income citizens. To gauge whether a person is poor, European states often focus on a ... More

Criminalisation and advanced marginalityCritically exploring the work of Loic Wacquant

Criminalisation and advanced marginality: Critically exploring the work of Loic Wacquant

Peter Squires and John Lea (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781447300014
eISBN:
9781447307587
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300014.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This book represents the first full-length critical and interdisciplinary assessment of Loïc Wacquant's work in English. Wacquant's challenging critique of the neo-liberal government of crime and the ... More

Critical Geographies of Childhood and YouthContemporary Policy and Practice

Critical Geographies of Childhood and Youth: Contemporary Policy and Practice

Peter Kraftl, John Horton, and Faith Tucker (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9781847428462
eISBN:
9781447307259
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428462.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This original book explores the importance of geographical processes for policies and professional practices related to childhood and youth. Contributors from a wide range of disciplinary backgrounds ... More

Critical Perspectives on User Involvement

Critical Perspectives on User Involvement

Marian Barnes and Phil Cotterell (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847427519
eISBN:
9781447305590
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427519.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This collection draws together experiences and perspectives on user involvement from user activists, academics and practitioners. It includes chapters that focus on autonomous collective action by ... More

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