This book, written by two highly-respected social scientists, provides an overview of systematic literature review methods:
- Outlining the rationale and methods of systematic reviews;
- Giving worked examples from social science and other fields;
- Applying the practice to all social science disciplines;
- It requires no previous knowledge, but takes the reader through the process stage by stage;
- Drawing on examples from such diverse fields as psychology, criminology, education, transport, social welfare, public health, and housing and urban policy, among others.
- Including detailed sections on assessing the quality of both quantitative, and qualitative research; searching for evidence in the social sciences;
meta-analytic and other methods of evidence synthesis; publication bias; heterogeneity; and approaches to dissemination.
Nyckelord: PSYCHOLOGY / Statistics PSY032000