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Published: 18 June 2009

232 Pages


ISBN: 9780195333367

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Developing and Validating Rapid Assessment Instruments

Neil Abell, David W. Springer, and Akihito Kamata

  • A thorough yet unintimidating introduction to the most important aspects of scale creation and use.
  • Focuses on social work applications, with real-world case examples.
  • Written by experienced researchers and teachers using approachable, readily comprehensible language.
  • Provides grounding methodological and conceptual ideas, referencing the history of key concepts across disciplines.
  • Integrates qualitative methods and strategies in instrument design and development.
  • Offers enhanced discussion on recruitment and use of focus groups and expert panels.

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