The Resource Systematic reviews in the social sciences : a practical guide, Mark Petticrew and Helen Roberts

Systematic reviews in the social sciences : a practical guide, Mark Petticrew and Helen Roberts

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Systematic reviews in the social sciences : a practical guide
Title
Systematic reviews in the social sciences
Title remainder
a practical guide
Statement of responsibility
Mark Petticrew and Helen Roberts
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Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"This book outlines the rationale and methods of systematic reviews, giving worked examples from social science and other fields. It requires no previous knowledge, but takes the reader through the process stage by stage. It draws on examples from such diverse fields as psychology, criminology, education, transport, social welfare, public health, and housing and urban policy, among others."--BOOK JACKET
Additional physical form
Also available online via the World Wide Web, by subscription to EBL (Ebook Library)
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
Dewey number
300.723
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
H62
LC item number
.P457 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Systematic reviews in the social sciences : a practical guide, Mark Petticrew and Helen Roberts
Publication
Note
Formerly CIP.
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [298]-323) and index
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Contents
Foreword / William R. Shadish -- Why do we need systematic reviews? -- Starting the review : refining the question and defining the boundaries -- What sorts of studies do I include in the review? : deciding on the review's inclusion/exclusion criteria -- How to find the studies : the literature search -- How to appraise the studies : an introduction to assessing study quality -- Synthesizing the evidence -- Exploring heterogeneity and publication bias -- Disseminating the review -- Systematic reviews : urban myths and fairy tales -- Appendix 1: The review process (and some questions to ask before starting a review) -- Appendix 2: Moose guidelines -- Appendix 3: Example of a flow diagram from a systematic review -- Appendix 4: Example data extraction form -- Appendix 5: Variations in the quality of systematic reviews
Control code
000040276021
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xv, 336 p.
Isbn
9781405121118
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2005011632
Other control number
  • 9781405121101 (hbk.)
  • 9781405121118 (pbk.)
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  • (OCoLC)60360309
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