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Introduction to research : understanding and applying multiple strategies / Elizabeth DePoy, Laura N. Gitlin.

Author/Creator:
DePoy, Elizabeth.
Edition:
4th ed.
Publication:
St. Louis, Mo. : Elsevier/Mosby, c2011.
Format/Description:
Book
xiv, 369 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Public health -- Research -- Methodology.
Medical care -- Research -- Methodology.
Human services -- Research -- Methodology.
Experimental design.
Medical subjects:
Research Design.
Contents:
Research as an important way of knowing
Essentials of research
Philosophical foundations
Framing the problem
Developing a knowledge base through review of the literature
Theory in research
Formulating research questions and queries
Language and thinking processes
Experimental-type designs
Naturalistic inquiry designs
Setting the boundaries of a study
Protecting the boundaries
Boundary setting in experimental-type designs
Boundary setting in naturalistic designs
Collecting information
Measurement in experimental-type research
Gathering information in naturalistic inquiry
Preparing and organizing data
Statistical analysis for experimental-type research
Analysis in naturalistic inquiry
Sharing research knowledge before the study
Sharing research knowledge during and after the study
Case study designs
Reciprocal role of research and practice
Stories from the field.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Gitlin, Laura N., 1952-
ISBN:
9780323068543 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0323068545 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC:
655619321
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