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Developing Cross Cultural Measurement

Thanh V. Tran

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195325089
eISBN:
9780199864515
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195325089.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This book provides an overview of issues and techniques relevant to the development of cross-cultural measures and provides a step-by-step approach to the assessment of cross-cultural equivalence of ... More


Secondary Data Analysis

Thomas P. Vartanian

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195388817
eISBN:
9780199863396
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388817.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Over the last few decades, social work and other social science research disciplines have become increasingly reliant on large secondary data sets, as such data sets have increased in both number and ... More


Social Work Research: History, Organizational Roles, and the Influence of the National Institutes of Health

Ruth G. McRoy, Jerry P. Flanzer, and Joan Levy Zlotnik

in Building Research Culture and Infrastructure

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195399646
eISBN:
9780199932757
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195399646.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Chapter Two provides an historical overview of national social work research capacity – building efforts, especially in the context of the roles of national social work organizations and the National ... More


Current Status of Social Work Research in Aging and Future Directions

Denise Burnette and Nancy Morrow-Howell

in Handbook of Social Work in Health and Aging

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195173727
eISBN:
9780199893218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173727.003.0096
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter provides an overview of the state of social work research in aging and offers directions for the future. Social work researchers in aging are beginning to establish a national presence ... More


Funding Social Work Research: Federal and Foundation Opportunities

Ruth G. McRoy, Jerry P. Flanzer, and Joan Levy Zlotnik

in Building Research Culture and Infrastructure

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195399646
eISBN:
9780199932757
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195399646.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Finding grant funding for research is one of the biggest challenges social work faculty and research administrators often face. While few research funding resources are specifically targeted only to ... More


The Possible Futures of CDM and Evidence-Based Practice

Irwin Epstein

in Clinical Data-Mining: Integrating Practice and Research

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195335521
eISBN:
9780199777433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335521.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter presents some personal thoughts about future possibilities for CDM based upon current involvement as a research consultant and as a social work doctoral faculty member. It briefly ... More


Historical Research Forms and Resources

Elizabeth Ann Danto

in Historical Research

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195333060
eISBN:
9780199864119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333060.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter presents samples of historical research forms and sample letters to prospective subjects. It also inludes an up-to-date directory of social work archives and special collections.


Introduction

Thomas P. Vartanian

in Secondary Data Analysis

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195388817
eISBN:
9780199863396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388817.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter introduces the contents of the book, including a listing of the data sets, as well as some of the substantive areas covered by the data sets. Both primary data and secondary data are ... More


Introduction: Historiography

Elizabeth Ann Danto

in Historical Research

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195333060
eISBN:
9780199864119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333060.003.0099
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This introductory chapter begins with a review of historiography in social work. It then discusses the significance of the method in social work research. Some of the important works on social work ... More


Issues in Conducting Social Work Research in Aging

Amy Horowitz

in Handbook of Social Work in Health and Aging

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195173727
eISBN:
9780199893218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173727.003.0093
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter addresses issues in social work research in aging. The intent is to introduce the reader to the major issues that need to be considered in designing and/or evaluating research in aging. ... More


Introduction

Ruth G. McRoy, Jerry P. Flanzer, and Joan Levy Zlotnik

in Building Research Culture and Infrastructure

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195399646
eISBN:
9780199932757
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195399646.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

The introductory chapter frames the background, purpose and scope of this book. It initially examines research infrastructure, status and climate in social work education programs and then proposes ... More


Getting Started

Julianne S. Oktay

in Grounded Theory

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199753697
eISBN:
9780199932627
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199753697.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter addresses the researcher who is considering whether grounded theory is appropriate for his or her study. It begins with a brief discussion of when qualitative methods such as those in ... More


Grounded Theory in Social Work Research: Problems and Promise

Julianne S. Oktay

in Grounded Theory

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199753697
eISBN:
9780199932627
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199753697.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter addresses how grounded theory is affected by a variety of recent developments in social work research. These include a discussion of why it is sometimes difficult to conduct a grounded ... More


Become a Skillful and Critical Researcher

Natasha K. Bowen and Shenyang Guo

in Structural Equation Modeling

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195367621
eISBN:
9780199918256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367621.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter distills elements of the best practices highlighted in previous chapters and provides concluding remarks about how to become a skillful and critical researcher with structural equation ... More


Structural Equation Modeling

Natasha K. Bowen and Shenyang Guo

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195367621
eISBN:
9780199918256
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367621.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Structural Equation Modeling (SEM) has long been used in social work research, but the writing on the topic is typically fragmented and highly technical. The chapters demonstrate two SEM programs ... More


Evaluating Quality

Julianne S. Oktay

in Grounded Theory

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199753697
eISBN:
9780199932627
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199753697.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter addresses ideas of quality in classic and newer versions of grounded theory. It emphasizes that in grounded theory, credibility is related to the application of the grounded theory ... More


Culturally Competent Research: Using Ethnography as a Meta-Framework

Mo Yee Lee and Amy Zaharlick

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199846597
eISBN:
9780199315918
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199846597.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation, Communities and Organizations

This book provides a practical, step-by-step, hands-on guide for social work researchers, doctoral students, and professionals who are interested in conducting culturally competent research with ... More


Changing Research / Researching Change

Corey S. Shdaimah, Roland W. Stahl, and Sanford F. Schram

in Change Research: A Case Study on Collaborative Methods for Social Workers and Advocates

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231151795
eISBN:
9780231525367
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231151795.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter reviews social work research trends that pose challenges for doing research related to advocacy and offers a theoretical underpinning for change research—that is, research that brings ... More


Introduction

Natasha K. Bowen and Shenyang Guo

in Structural Equation Modeling

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195367621
eISBN:
9780199918256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367621.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This introductory chapter first sets out the purpose of the book, which is to serve as a concise practical guide for the informed and responsible use of structural equation modeling (SEM). It is ... More


Using Complexity Theory for Research and Program Evaluation

Michael Wolf-Branigin

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199829460
eISBN:
9780199315895
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199829460.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Complexity theory provides a promising framework for organizing and conducting social work research and evaluation. This book explores the history and roots of complexity and related concepts by ... More


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