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Mixed Methods Research

Daphne Watkins and Deborah Gioia


Mixed methods research is more than just combining qualitative and quantitative data. Mixed methods involves integrating the assumptions that we have about methodologies, methods, research questions, and data to draw interpretations based on the combined strengths of qualitative and quantitative approaches so that we can influence social work research, practice, and policy. This text reviews the fundamentals of mixed methods research designs, critically examines mixed method studies and models that have already been employed in social work, and considers the application of mixed methods resear ... More

Keywords: mixed methods, evidence-based, social work research, social work practice, research application

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780199747450
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2015 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199747450.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Daphne Watkins, author
Assistant Professor, University of Michigan, School of Social Work, Ann Arbor, MI

Deborah Gioia, author
Associate Professor, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland

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