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Key concepts in measurement

Author: David F Gillespie; Brian E Perron
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, [2015]
Series: Pocket guides to social work research methods.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Measurement is necessary for building and testing theory, specifying problems, and defining goals. It is arguably one of the most important and diffcult tasks in social work research. This book is to  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David F Gillespie; Brian E Perron
ISBN: 9780199855483 019985548X
OCLC Number: 890309989
Description: v, 148 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Foundations and key concepts --
Validity --
Reliability and measurement error --
Latent variables --
Writing and reviewing measurement studies --
Glossary.
Series Title: Pocket guides to social work research methods.
Responsibility: Brian E. Perron, David F. Gillespie.

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This book is a guide to selecting, developing, and using measurements in social work research. * Scott Sainato, Social Work *

 
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