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  • The Myth of Research-Based Policy and Practice

    Martyn Hammersley′s provocative new text interrogates the complex relationship between research, policymaking and practice, against the background of the evidence-based practice movement. Addressing a series of probing questions, this book reflects on the challenge posed by the idea that social research can directly serve policymaking and practice.Key questions explored include:- Is scientific ... Read more

    $44.09 USD

  • The Myth of Research-Based Policy and Practice

    Martyn Hammersley′s provocative new text interrogates the complex relationship between research, policymaking and practice, against the background of the evidence-based practice movement. Addressing a series of probing questions, this book reflects on the challenge posed by the idea that social research can directly serve policymaking and practice.Key questions explored include:- Is scientific ... Read more

    $44.09 USD

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  • Rethinking Play and Pedagogy in Early Childhood Education

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    Bringing together a collection of chapters from international experts in the field of early childhood education, Rethinking Play and Pedagogy in Early Childhood Education seeks to explore how play in the Early Years is valued as a means of learning. The book discusses how play is presented, transformed by institutional and pedagogical discourses and ultimately experienced by children. Adopting ... Read more

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  • Doing a Literature Review

    Releasing the Research Imagination

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  • Social Psychology

    This introductory text examines two different approaches to social psychology experimental and critical - and is updated with new developments. ... Read more

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  • A Sociology Of Mental Health And Illness

    This book provides a sociological analysis of major areas of mental health and illness. ... Read more

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  • Doing Realist Research

    Bringing together leading theorists, researchers and policy makers with expertise in using realist methods, this book is a definitive guide to putting realist methodologies into practice.Not just an overview of the field, this book looks to extend current debates and apply realist methods to new and practical challenges in social research. Featuring practical, worked examples of how to turn theory ... Read more

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    series Critical Thinking in Psychology Series
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    The second edition of this celebrated book by two of the world′s leading researchers in social work introduces readers to the main theories, theorists and perspectives that contribute to the debate on social work theory and social work methods. It brings together some outstanding international researchers in social work to challenge the reader to critically question how they think about social ... Read more

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