Research methods for social workers

by Bonnie L. Yegidis

Publisher: Pearson Allyn & Bacon in Upper Saddle River, NJ

Written in English
Published: Pages: 338 Downloads: 393
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Subjects:

  • Methodology,
  • Social service,
  • Research

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 322-328) and index.

StatementBonnie L. Yegidis, Robert W. Weinbach, Laura L. Myers
SeriesConnecting core competencies series, Connecting core competencies series
ContributionsWeinbach, Robert W., Myers, Laura L.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV11 .Y43 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 338 p. :
Number of Pages338
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25092548M
ISBN 100205820115
ISBN 109780205820115
LC Control Number2010054453
OCLC/WorldCa694393955

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