Show Summary Details

Page of

PRINTED FROM the Encyclopedia of Social Work, accessed online. (c) National Association of Social Workers and Oxford University Press USA, 2020. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the applicable license agreement governing use of the Encyclopedia of Social Work accessed online, an authorized individual user may print out a PDF of a single article for personal use, only (for details see Privacy Policy and Legal Notice).

date: 30 October 2020

Research: Overviewlocked

  • Tony TripodiTony TripodiTony Tripodi, DSW (Columbia University, 1963), is professor emeritus and former dean of The Ohio State University, and editor of the series, Pocket Guides to Social Work Research Methods (Oxford University Press).
  •  and Marina LalayantsMarina LalayantsHunter College, City University of New York

Summary

This entry reviews the state of social work research from the appearance of the social work research overview in the previous encyclopedia to the early 2010s. Social work research is defined, and its purposes, contents, training, location, and auspices are briefly discussed. Continuing issues and developments, as well as the emerging developments of evidence-based practice, practice-based research, cultural competence, and international social work research, are featured.

Subjects

  • International and Global Issues in Social Work
  • Race and Ethnicity
  • Social Work Research and Evidence-based Practice

You do not currently have access to this article

Login

Please login to access the full content.

Subscribe

Access to the full content requires a subscription