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Preparing Research Articles

Bruce A. Thyer

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195323375
eISBN:
9780199864430
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195323375.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

The art of writing up a completed research project in a form suitable for submission to a professional journal is an ability separate from one's skills as a research methodologist, clinician, or ... More


Some Lessons Learned? A Case Study of Research Dissemination to Young People in Care

Ruth Emond and Robbie Gilligan

in Research for Action: Cross-National Perspectives on Connecting Knowledge, Policy, and Practice for Children

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195314083
eISBN:
9780199865550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195314083.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter focuses on a research project aimed at exploring the experiences of children and young people in residential care with regard to education. In particular, it highlights the ways in which ... More


Researching Family Support and Children’s Services Planning in Northern Ireland

John Pinkerton

in Research for Action: Cross-National Perspectives on Connecting Knowledge, Policy, and Practice for Children

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195314083
eISBN:
9780199865550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195314083.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter explores a critical juncture in the development of child welfare in Northern Ireland and considers the impact of a three-part regional research project on family support. The Northern ... More


Observing in farms, in zoos, and in the wild

Marian Stamp Dawkins

in Observing Animal Behaviour: design and analysis of quantitative data

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198569350
eISBN:
9780191717512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198569350.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter is about the various practical obstacles that can get in the way of carrying out a research project and how to avoid the worst pitfalls. The chief tips are: (i) contacting other people ... More


Introduction

Michael Brady and Alan K. Bowman

in Images and Artefacts of the Ancient World

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197262962
eISBN:
9780191734533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262962.003.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Methodology and Techniques

This book is a result of the joint research project on the image enhancement of ancient documents. It brings together researches and projects in such way techniques and results could be discussed in ... More


Deciding on Fathers’ Involvement in Their Children’s Treatment After Domestic Violence

Betsy McAlister Groves, Patricia Van Horn, and Alicia F. Lieberman

in Parenting by Men Who Batter: New Directions for Assessment and Intervention

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195309034
eISBN:
9780199863877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195309034.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

This chapter focuses on the experience of two programs that offer psychotherapeutic interventions to children exposed to domestic violence: the Child Witness to Violence Project (CWVP) at the Boston ... More


Social Support and Motherhood: The Natural History of a Research Project

Ann Oakley

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447349457
eISBN:
9781447349464
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447349457.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

Drawing on vast experience as an academic researcher and writer, the author develops a sociology of the research process itself, telling the story of how a research project is undertaken and what ... More


Bioethics and Law in Action—Mining the Gaps: The Human Genome Research Project

Mark Henaghan

in Law and Bioethics: Current Legal Issues Volume 11

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199545520
eISBN:
9780191721113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199545520.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

A gap exists between stating ethical principles and choosing which one to apply in a particular situation. Even when the choice of ethical principle is made, there is a gap between the expression of ... More


Some systemic action research projects explored

Danny Burns

in Systemic action research: A strategy for whole system change

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347381
eISBN:
9781447303626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347381.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

The aim of this chapter is to illustrate in which real action research projects can emerge and evolve across a wide social and organisational terrain. Due to the depth and breadth of each of the ... More


Ethical and practice issues in qualitative research

Frances Sheldon and Anita Sargeant

in Research Methods in Palliative Care

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198530251
eISBN:
9780191729980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198530251.003.0010
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine Research, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter discusses other ethical and practical issues in palliative care research from the perspective of qualitative research, and serves as a complementary discussion to Chapter 2. The ... More


Advantages, Disadvantages, Feasibility, and Appropriateness of Using Secondary Data

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/9780195388817.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter examines factors to consider when thinking about using large secondary data sets. These include advantages of using such data, e.g., cost and time advantages; the ability to follow ... More


Sustaining Interdisciplinary Collaboration: A Guide for the Academy

Regina Bendix and Kilian Bizer

Dorothy Noyes (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040894
eISBN:
9780252099397
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040894.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Higher Education

Both a vision for future scholarship and a slogan for university restructuring, interdisciplinarity promises to break through barriers to address today's complex challenges. Yet even high-stakes ... More


Research with children

Bojana Lobe, José Alberto Simões, and Bieke Zaman

in Kids online: Opportunities and risks for children

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424396
eISBN:
9781447302643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424396.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter untangles the ways in which young audiences, especially digital-media and internet users, have been researched, and how they can be approached. The first part discusses the policy ... More


The Interdisciplinary Project as Social Form

Regina F. Bendix, Kilian Bizer, and Dorothy Noyes

in Sustaining Interdisciplinary Collaboration: A Guide for the Academy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040894
eISBN:
9780252099397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040894.003.0001
Subject:
Education, Higher Education

This chapter examines the rise and the challenges of the funded interdisciplinary project as a format for research. A range of internal and external causes account for this rise: the complexity of ... More


Toward a Sustainable Interdisciplinarity: Recommendations

Regina F. Bendix, Kilian Bizer, and Dorothy Noyes

in Sustaining Interdisciplinary Collaboration: A Guide for the Academy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040894
eISBN:
9780252099397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040894.003.0007
Subject:
Education, Higher Education

The concluding chapter sums up the book's insights with practical recommendations regarding the material requirements, project design, and social process of interdisciplinary research projects. ... More


External Liberalization, Economic Performance, and Distribution in Latin America and Elsewhere

Lance Taylor

in Inequality Growth and Poverty in an Era of Liberalization and Globalization

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199271412
eISBN:
9780191601255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199271410.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Economic policy in developing and post‐socialist economies during the last 10–15 years of the 20th century had one dominating theme: packages aimed at liberalizing the balance of payments, on both ... More


From Shared Databases to Communities of Practice: A Taxonomy of Collaboratories

Nathan M. Bos, Ann Zimmerman, Judith S. Olson, Jude Yew, Jason Yerkie, Erik Dahl, Daniel Cooney, and Gary M. Olson

in Scientific Collaboration on the Internet

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262151207
eISBN:
9780262281041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262151207.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter demonstrates how the Science of Collaboratories (SOC) project was undertaken by the National Science Foundation to explore the potential of extensive collaboration across different ... More


Introduction

Michael J. Schuck

in Democracy, Culture, Catholicism: Voices from Four Continents

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780823267309
eISBN:
9780823272334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823267309.003.0024
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Schuck explains the origin of the book in the three-year Democracy, Culture, and Catholicism International Research Project (DCCIRP). Eight themes are discussed as ways to bridge the variety of ... More


Being a Criminologist: Investigation as a Lifestyle and Living

Alison Liebling

in What is Criminology?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199571826
eISBN:
9780191728839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571826.003.0035
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Philosophy of Law

This chapter reflects on some aspects of ‘being a criminologist’ who specializes in prisons research. It considers the purpose of research and some of the outcomes of research projects that the ... More


Issues for action research facilitators

Danny Burns

in Systemic action research: A strategy for whole system change

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347381
eISBN:
9781447303626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347381.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter explores at the complexities of action research from the perspective of action research facilitators and those overseeing and managing action research projects. It examines the following ... More


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