Qualitative research in social work

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Published by Sage in London .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Social service -- Research -- Methodology.,
  • Qualitative research.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [203]-224) and indexes.

Book details

Statement[edited by] Ian F. Shaw and Nick G. Gould.
SeriesIntroducing qualitative methods
ContributionsShaw, Ian, 1945-, Gould, Nick.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV11 .Q27 2001
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 233 p. ;
Number of Pages233
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3584832M
ISBN 10076196181X, 0761961828
LC Control Number2002283116
OCLC/WorldCa46650064

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