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Published: 21 December 2016

216 Pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190496470

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Developing Cross-Cultural Measurement in Social Work Research and Evaluation

Second Edition

Thanh Tran, Tam Nguyen, and Keith Chan

Pocket Guide to Social Work Research Methods

  • Emphasis on Item Response Theory, and a new chapter devoted to the concept.
  • Increased focus on the process of instrument development, based on real world examples -- in particular, a detailed examination of the development of a new cross-cultural instrument, the Empathy Scale, created and validated by a group of multinational and culturally diverse students from the US, China, Mexico, and Turkey under the supervision of Dr. Tran.
  • Significant updates of all content to reflect new developments in cross-cultural research across social sciences and psychological disciplines.

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