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Social work research often focuses on qualitative designs and many students believe that the quantitative research pathway is either too complicated or is beyond their grasp. This book outlines how social work students can undertake a research project from either a qualitative, quantitative or mixed methodological approach. The authors introduce key concepts in an accessible and structured manner and go on to demonstrate each of the approaches from inception of research idea, to realisation of methodological approach, to research process, to data analysis and conclusion.

: What does It All Mean? Exploring Quantitative Data Analysis
What does it all mean? exploring quantitative data analysis
Introduction

There are a number of different types of quantitative data analysis, including meta-analysis, secondary analysis and primary analysis. Meta-analysis is the interrogation of data from a collection of research projects wherein the statistics produced by each project are analysed collectively to ...

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