This book will provide you with a clear and accessible guide to the process of conducting a literature review, giving you the skills, confidence and knowledge required to produce your own successful review.
Drawing on their wealth of teaching experience, the authors outline best practice in: -Choosing your topic; -Effective search strategies; -Taking notes; -Organising your material; -Accurate referencing; -Managing the process of writing your literature review; -Enhancing evidence-based practice.
Trying to complete a literature review, research project or dissertation as part of your social work degree? This book will prove the perfect companion.
Robin Kiteley is Lecturer at the University of Huddersfield.
Chris Stogdon is a social work educator and practitioner.
Chapter 1: What Is a Literature Review?
What Is a Literature Review?
‘The Literature’ and Social Work Practice
What Do We Mean by ‘the Literature’?
‘The literature’ is the body of academic research that has been published and disseminated through publications such as books, academic journals, practitioner journals, websites and other sources. It's basically a shorthand ...