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Rigor in Qualitative Social Work Research: A Review of Strategies Used in Published Articles
This study was conducted to describe strategies used by social work researchers to enhance the rigor of their qualitative work. A template was developed and used to review a random sample of 100Expand
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Personal, family, and multiple barriers of long-term welfare recipients.
This article reports the results of an in-depth, descriptive study of long-term welfare recipients. A random sample of 284 respondents, all of whom had received public assistance for at least 36Expand
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Gender differences in caregiving: why do wives report greater burden?
Women typically report greater burden associated with caregiving than do men. We used data from interviews with 131 older spouse caregivers to explore potential explanations for this difference. AExpand
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Foundations of Social Policy : Social Justice in Human Perspective
Reflecting an emerging consensus that social justice is a primary mission of the social work profession, this innovative text provides a thorough grounding in policy analysis with extensive coverageExpand
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Problems and coping strategies of elderly spouse caregivers.
  • A. Barusch
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • The Gerontologist
  • 1 October 1988
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Gerontological Practice for the Twenty-First Century : A Social Work Perspective
PrefaceAcknowledgmentsOverview and Theoretical PerspectivesSocial Work Practice in the Twenty-first CenturyTheories of AgingIntegrated Gerontological PracticeStages in GerontologicalExpand
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Examining Foundations of Qualitative Research: A Review of Social Work Dissertations, 2008–2010
This study examined the treatment of epistemology and methodological rigor in qualitative social work dissertations. Template-based review was conducted on a random sample of 75 dissertationsExpand
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Predictors of Life Satisfaction in Frail Elderly
Abstract This study examined the relationship between life satisfaction and physical status, emotional health, social support and locus of control in the frail elderly. A random sample of 99Expand
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Age-Friendly Cities: A Social Work Perspective
  • A. Barusch
  • Sociology, Medicine
  • Journal of gerontological social work
  • 30 July 2013
Anyone who has watched an ancient woman make her way along a city crosswalk well after the “don’t walk” sign has begun flashing is aware of the hazards of growing old in an urban environment. AgeExpand
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Assessment and the ubiquity of culture: threats to validity in measures of health-related quality of life.
Social workers in health care settings are increasingly using patient-based assessments (PBAs) of health-related quality of life such as the SF-36. However, the validity of many PBAs for use withExpand
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