Approaches to Qualitative Research: A Reader on Theory and Practice

Approaches to Qualitative Research: A Reader on Theory and Practice

by Sharlene Nagy Hesse-Biber
     
 

Approaches to Qualitative Research couples theoretical articles with practical research examples in order to help readers develop a holistic understanding of the process of qualitative research. The book covers a wide range of traditional and emergent research methods as well as analytic and writing techniques. Approaches to Qualitative Research also makes the

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Approaches to Qualitative Research couples theoretical articles with practical research examples in order to help readers develop a holistic understanding of the process of qualitative research. The book covers a wide range of traditional and emergent research methods as well as analytic and writing techniques. Approaches to Qualitative Research also makes the critical link between theory and method explicit through carefully selected articles and in-depth introductory essays.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195157741
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
07/17/2003
Pages:
560
Product dimensions:
9.30(w) x 6.10(h) x 1.20(d)

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Contributors
Credits
IDistinguishing Qualitative Research1
1Competing Paradigms in Qualitative Research: Theories and Issues17
2Overcoming Dualisms: A Feminist Agenda for Sociological Methodology39
3How Standpoint Methodology Informs Philosophy of Social Science62
4The Blending of Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Understanding Childbearing among Welfare Recipients81
5Dimensions of Desire: Bridging Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in a Study of Female Adolescent Sexuality97
IIInteraction and Positionality within Qualitative Research131
6Culture to Culture: Ethnography and Cultural Studies as Critical Intervention149
7"You Still Takin' Notes?" Fieldwork and Problems of Informed Consent159
8Fieldwork in Lesbian and Gay Communities177
9Depth Interviewing185
10"White Like Me?" Methods, Meaning, and Manipulation in the Field of White Studies203
11Beginning Where We Are: Feminist Methodology in Oral History224
12Understanding Domestic Service through Oral History and the Census: The Case of Grand Falls, Newfoundland243
13Focus Groups263
14Why Urban Parents Resist Involvement in Their Children's Elementary Education286
IIIUnobtrusive Methods, Visual Research, and Cultural Studies303
15Following in Foucault's Footsteps: Text and Context in Qualitative Research317
16Photographs within the Sociological Research Process334
17Analyses of Moving Images350
18Introducing Online Methods367
19A Content Analysis of Internet-Accessible Written Pornographic Depictions402
IVAnalysis, Interpretation, and the Writing of Qualitative Data409
20An End to Innocence: The Ethnography of Ethnography427
21The Art and Politics of Interpretation447
22Writing: A Method of Inquiry473
23Grounded Theory496
24"That's Not What I Said": Interpretive Conflict in Oral Narrative Research522
25Unleashing Frankenstein's Monster? The Use of Computers in Qualitative Research535

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