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Practice Research Methods

Andersen, M.L., Brandt, L.I., Henriksen, K. Mejlvig, K. Nirmalarajan, L., Romer, m. Uggerhøj, l., & Wisti, P. (2020). Underlying theoretical positions, perceptions and foundations in practice research (57-68). in Joubert, L. & Webber, M. (eds). Routledge Handbook on Practice Research. London: Routledge.

Andersen, M.L., Brandt, L.I., Henriksen, K. Mejlvig, K. Nirmalarajan, L., Romer, m. Uggerhøj, l., & Wisti, P. (2020). Different approaches in practice research (105-114). in Joubert, L. & Webber, M. (eds). Routledge Handbook on Practice Research. London: Routledge.

Austin, M.J. & McBeath, B. (pending 2023). Connecting Practice Research with the Process of Theorizing. Research on Social Work Practice

Austin, M.J. & McBeath, B. (2022). Conducting Practice Research. China Journal of Social  Work. 15(3), 270-286.

Austin, M.J. & Carnochan, S. (2020). Practice research and related methodologies. In Austin, M.J. & Carnochan, S. Practice Research in the Human Services: A University-Agency Partnership Model (Chapter 9: 197-213). Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press. 

Austin, M.J. (2020). Identifying the conceptual foundations of practice research. In Joubert & Webber (Eds), The Routledge Handbook on Social Work Practice Research, pp 15-31. Abingdon, UK: Routledge.

Austin, M.J., Martin, M. Carnochan, S., Duerr Berrick, J., Goldberg, S., Kelley, J. and Weiss, B. (1999). Building a comprehensive agency-university partnership: The bay area social services consortium. Journal of Community Practice, 6(3), 89-106.

Carnochan, S., Weissinger,E., Henry, C., Liner-Jigamian. N. & Austin, M.J. (2019). Using Qualitative Data-Mining to Identify Skillful Practice in Child Welfare Case Records, Journal of Public Child Welfare, 13 (4), 419-440.

Fisher, M., Austin, M.J., Julkunen, I., Sim, T., Uggerhoj, L., & Isokuortti, N. (2016). Practice Research, Oxford University Press Bibliographies, January 2016.

Foot, K.A. (2014). Cultural-Historical Activity Theory: Exploring a theory to inform practice and research. Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment. 24(3), 329-347.

Henry, C., Carnochan, S. & Austin, M.J. (2014) Using qualitative data-mining for practice-based research in child welfare. Child Welfare. 93(6), 7-25.

Joubert, L., Hebel, L., McNeill, A., Firth, S., McFadden, E., & Hocking, A. (2017). Teaching research in social work through academic practitioner partnerships: Knowledge, competency and confidence. Advances in Social Work and Welfare Education, 19(1), 37-47.

Julkunen, I. & Karvinen-Niinikoski , S. (2014). Editorial, Nordic Social Work Research, 4:sup1, 1-6.

Julkunen, I. (2015) Practice-based Research: The role of HUSK in knowledge development. Journal of Evidence-Informed Social Work. 12(1):102-111.

Julkunen, I., & Koskinen, R. (2020). Beyond Knowledge Transfer in Practice Research in Social Work – Making sense of relations and alliances. In Joubert, L. & Webber, M. (ed)., The Routledge Handbook of Social Work Practice Research. 

Julkunen, I., & Willumsen, E. (2017). Professional Boundary Crossing and Interprofessional Knowledge Development. Blom et al (eds) Welfare Professions in Europe – Conditions, Trends and Challenges. Policy Press.

Julkunen, I., Ruch, G. & Nurmi, A. (2022): Social work in a superdiverse society: an exploration of cooperation in professional practice, European Journal of Social Work, DOI: 10.1080/13691457.2022.2066634 

Marthinsen E. & Julkunen I. (eds) (2012). Practice research in the Nordic countries – Knowledge production in transition. Critical Studies in Socio-Cultural Diversity.


Whiting & Birch. Mathiesen, A., Närhi, K., Julkunen, I., & Marthinsen, E. (2019)  生态社会工作与社会工作实践 Ecological social work and collaborative research in practice. Social Sciences Academic Press.

McBeath, B. & Austin, M.J. (2021). Practice Research Methods in Social Work: Processes, Applications, and Implications for Social Service Organisations. British Journal of Social Work.

Ruch, G. & Julkunen, I. (eds) (2016) Relationship-Based Research in Social Work. Jessica Kingsley Publishers.

Satka M., Kääriäinen, A. & Yliruka L. (2016). Teaching Social Work Practice Research to Enhance Research-Minded Expertise. Journal of Teaching in Social Work. Volume 36 (1), 84-101.

Satka, M., Julkunen, I., Kääriäinen, A., Poikela, R., Yliruka, L., & Muurinen , H. (eds) Käytäntötutkimuksen taito. (The Craft of Practice Research). Heikki Waris & Mathilda Wrede Institutes: Helsinki, Finland.äytäntötutkimuksen_taito_julkaisu.pdf?sequence=1

Uggerhøj, L. (2017.) Possibilities and barriers in practice research approaches. in Støkken A.M. & Willumsen, E. (eds) User voices, practice research and innovation [Brukerstemmer, Praksisforskning og Innovasjon]. Kristiansand, Norway: Portal Forlag Publisher.

Uggerhøj, L. (2011). What is practice research in social work: Definitions, barriers and possibilities. Social Work & Society, 9 (1), 45-59.

Uggerhøj, L. (2011). Theorizing practice research in social work, Social Work and Social Sciences review. 15 (1), 49-73. 

Uggerhøj, L. (2011). Theorizing practice research in social work. in Julkunen, Ilse & Marthinsen, Edgar (eds.). Practice research in the Nordic countries - Knowledge Production in Transition. London, UK: Whiting and Birch.

Uggerhøj, L. (2014) Learning from each other - Collaboration Processes in Practice Research, Nordic Social Work Research. 4 (1), 44-57.

Uggerhøj, L. (2016). Theorizing Practice Research in Social Work. in Shaw, I. Hardy, M. and Marsh, J. Social Work Research, volume three: The Practice of Social Work Research. London: Sage Publishing.

Uggerhøj, L. (2019) 理论化社会工作中的实践研究 (Practice Research Theory in Social Work) in Zhao 生态社会工作与社会工作实践工作实践 (Ecological Social Work and Collaborative Research in Practice). Social Sciences Academic Press (China)

Uggerhøj, L. (2020). Practice Research. In P. Atkinson, S. Delamont, A. Cernat, J.W. Sakshaug, & R.A. Williams (Eds.), SAGE Research Methods Foundations. Sage.

Uggerhøj, L. Henriksen, K, and Andersen, M.L. (2018) Participatory practice research and action research – birds of a feather? Special Issue: Practice Research in Chinese Societies. China Journal of Social Work, 11 (2), 186-201. 

Uggerhøj, L. and Wisti, P. (2020). Social Work Practice Research developments - Four statements and ten years later (32-42). in Joubert, L. and Webber, M. (eds). Routledge Handbook on Practice Research. London: Routledge

Webber, M. (2022). Development and evaluation of interventions in social work practice research. China Journal of Social Work. 15(3), 221-232.

Westerback, F., Murtonen, E., Metz, J., & Julkunen I. (2020). Co-creation in research with young people. In Joubert, L. & Webber, M. (eds). The Routledge Handbook of Social Work Practice Research Work. London, UK: Routledge.

Yliruka, L., Jonna V., Outi J. & Erja S. (2015) Collaborative knowledge production in research practice: the development of the Mirror method in team setting. In Ruch, J. & Julkunen, I. (eds.) Relationship-based Research in Social Work. Understanding Practice-Near Research (69-88). Jessica Kinsley Publishers.    

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