A searchable resource containing overview articles on key topics from international issues to ethical standards and their implications for social work practice, biographies on key figures, and references and links to related social work resources.
Comprehensive Handbook of Social Work and Social Welfare
Offers scholarly review articles that provide an in-depth overview of topics in psychology, as well as authoritative guidance, directing you to further related content. A great place to begin your research.
Research Methods Reference Books
Handbook of Methodological Approaches to Community-Based Research
Provides strong focus on methods instruction with coverage of theoretical approaches, analysis, writing, evaluation, and the politics of research. Also available in print at Bryn Mawr: Canaday (H62 .O95 2014).
The Psychology Research Handbook: A Guide for Graduate Students and Research Assistants
Great for students seeking to master research methods and procedures in psychology. Chapters in this volume follow the sequential flow of the research process from research planning and design to data collection and analysis to results writing.
The Sage Encyclopedia of Social Science Research Methods
Covers both quantitative and qualitative research approaches. Each volume includes a list of works cited, and the third contains a comprehensive index and lists of person names, organizations, books, tests, software, major concepts, surveys, and methodologies.
Offers a step-by-step guide to overcoming the challenges inherent in research projects that deal with "big and broad data," from the formulation of research questions through to the interpretation of findings.
Provides an interdisciplinary approach to everything from prenatal development to education, pediatrics, neuroscience, theories and research methods to physical development, social development, cognitive development, psychopathology and parenting. It also looks at cultural issues, sex differences and the history of child development.
Provides full-text access to an authoritative, comprehensive, and current reference work. Covers all areas of psychology. Articles are signed and contain references and suggested readings. Fully searchable by keyword and browsable by topic.
Perfect for research assignments in psychology, science and history, this one-stop source for in-depth coverage of major psychological theories and the people who developed them provides a unique approach to the study of psychological history as it pertains to analysis.
Explores the controversial drug war through the lens of varied disciplines. A full spectrum of articles explains topics from Colombian cartels and Mexican kingpins to television reportage; from "just say no" advertising to heroin production; and from narco-terrorism to more than $500 billion in U.S. government expenditures.
Covers all aspects of the policy process including: a) theory - from rational choice to the new institutionalism; 2) frameworks - network theory, advocacy coalition and development models; 3) key stages in the process - formulation, implementation and evaluation; and 4) agenda setting and decision making