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A Social Work Research Guide

Social work research guide

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Literature Review Resources
Literature Review Books On-Campus 

Literature Review Resources

Literature Review Books in the Danforth/West Campus Libraries

Baglione, L. (2020). Writing a research paper in political science: A practical guide to inquiry, structure, and methods (4th ed.). CQ Press.

Bitchener, J. (2010). Writing an applied linguistics thesis or dissertation: A guide to presenting empirical research. Basingstoke, England: Palgrave Macmillan.

Carey, M. (2009). The social work dissertation: Using small-scale qualitative methodology. Maidenhead, England: McGraw-Hill.

Clark, I. L. (2007). Writing the successful thesis and dissertation: Entering the conversation. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall. 

Cooper, H. M., & Cooper, H. M. (1998). Synthesizing research: A guide for literature reviews (3rd ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Coughlan, M., Cronin, P., & Ryan, F. (2013). Doing a literature review in nursing, health and social care. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Fink, A. (2010). Conducting research literature reviews: From the Internet to paper (3rd ed.). Los Angeles, CA: SAGE.

Galvan, J. L. (2013). Writing literature reviews: A guide for students of the social and behavioral sciences (5th ed.). Glendale, CA: Pyrczak.   

Garrard, J. (2011). Health sciences literature review made easy: The matrix method (3rd ed.). Sudbury, MA: Jones & Bartlett Learning.

Hart, C. (1998). Doing a literature review: Releasing the social science research imagination. London, England: Sage Publications.

Healy, K., & Mulholland, J. (2012). Writing skills for social workers (2nd ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE.

Hempel, S. (2020). Conducting your literature review. Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association.

Kiteley, R., & Stogdon, C. (2014). Literature reviews in social work. Los Angeles, CA: SAGE.

Leedy, P. & Ormrod, J. (2013) Practical research: Planning and design: Instructor's review copy (10th ed.). Boston, MA: Pearson.

Lyons, P., & Doueck, H. J. (2010). The dissertation: From beginning to end. Oxford, England: Oxford University Press.

Rosnow, R. L., & Rosnow, M. (2006). Writing papers in psychology: A student guide to research reports, literature reviews, proposals, posters, and handouts (7th ed.). Belmont, CA: Thomson/Wadsworth.

Sternberg, R. J. (Ed.). (2000). Guide to publishing in psychology journals. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press.

Sternberg, R. J., & Sternberg, K. (2010). The psychologist's companion: A guide to writing scientific papers for students and researchers (5th ed.). Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press.

Thomas, D. R., & Hodges, I. D. (2010). Designing and managing your research project: Core skills for social and health research. Los Angeles, CA: SAGE.

Walliman, N. S. R. (2005). Your research project: A step-by-step guide for the first-time researcher (2nd ed.). London, England: Sage Publications.

Young, D. J. (2019). The writer's handbook for sociology. New York, NY: Routledge.