Marlow's accessible research methods text offers students a clear, down-to-earth introduction to the concepts of research methodology. By consistently showing students the links between social work research and generalist social work practice, and by making the methodology easy to grasp, Marlow helps social work students see the relevance of research to social work practitioners. Reflecting CSWE requirements for a global perspective, Marlow's Fourth Edition includes examples drawn from the international social work literature.
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Christine Marlow, Professor Emerita at the University of New Mexico, served as Dean of Instruction at the University of New Mexico for six years. Previously, she was Professor of Social Work at New Mexico State University and the Project Director and Principal Investigator of the New Mexico Alliance for Graduate Education and the Professoriate (NM-AGEP), a project designed to diversify the faculty in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics, and funded by the National Science Foundation. After completing her undergraduate work in anthropology at the University of Wales, she was employed as a social worker in Maine and later received her Masters and Ph.D from the University of Chicago. At New Mexico State University she also served as the Director of the School of Social Work and as Associate Dean of the NMSU Graduate School. Dr. Marlow has authored numerous articles, she was also a Fulbright Scholar in Zimbabwe in 1994, and in Uganda in 2002.Review:
"A solid integration of philosophy, ethics, research and generalist social work principles. This book includes poignant multi-cultural and general examples of how to apply research into every day work with clients."
"It is a great book for social work practitioners! By providing rich and detailed examples for every step of conducting research, this book makes social workers and their agencies feel comfortable with research."
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Book Description Brooks Cole, 2004. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110534541593