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Austin, M.J. & Carnochan, S. (2020). Practice Research in the Human Services: A University-Agency Partnership Model. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press

Austin, M.J. (Ed) (2010). Evidence for Child Welfare Practice. London, UK: Routledge. [examples of extensive literature reviews for use in practice research]

Carnochan, S., Molinar, L., Brown, J., Botzler, L., Gunderson, K., Henry, C. & Austin, M.J. (2019). Public Child Welfare: A Casebook for Learning and Teaching. San Diego, CA: Cognella Academic Publishing. [based upon a child welfare data-mining practice research project]

Epstein, I. (2009). Clinical Data-mining: Integrating Practice and Research. New York, US: Oxford University Press.

Flyvbjerg, B. 2001. Making Social Science Matter: Why Social Inquiry Fails and How It Can Succeed Again. New York: Cambridge University Press. [“science of the concrete” directly relevant to practice research]

Fook, J. (2021). Practicing Critical Reflection in Social Care Organizations. London: UK, Routledge.

Joubert, L. & Webber, M. (Eds) (2020). The Routledge Handbook on Social Work Practice Research. Abingdon, UK: Routledge

Sweeney, A., Beresford, P., Faulkner, A., Nettle, M. & Rose, D. (2009). This is Survivor Research. Ross-on-Wye, UK: PCCS Books. 

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