Basics of Qualitative Research: Techniques and Procedures for Developing Grounded Theory / Edition 2

Basics of Qualitative Research: Techniques and Procedures for Developing Grounded Theory / Edition 2

by Anselm Strauss, Juliet Corbin
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0803959400

ISBN-13: 9780803959408

Pub. Date: 01/28/1998

Publisher: SAGE Publications

The Second Edition of this best-selling textbook continues to offer immensely practical advice and technical expertise that will aid researchers in analyzing and interpreting their collected data, and ultimately build theory from it. The authors provide a step-by-step guide to the research act. Full of definitions and illustrative examples, the book presents

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The Second Edition of this best-selling textbook continues to offer immensely practical advice and technical expertise that will aid researchers in analyzing and interpreting their collected data, and ultimately build theory from it. The authors provide a step-by-step guide to the research act. Full of definitions and illustrative examples, the book presents criteria for evaluating a study as well as responses to common questions posed by students of qualitative research.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803959408
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
01/28/1998
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

PART ONE: BASIC CONSIDERATIONS
Introduction
Description, Conceptual Ordering, and Theorizing
The Interplay between Qualitative and Quantitative in Theorizing
Practical Considerations
PART TWO: CODING PROCEDURES
Analysis Through Microscopic Examination of Data
Basic Operations
Asking Questions and Making Comparisons
Analytic Tools
Open Coding
Axial Coding
Selective Coding
Coding for Process
The Conditional/Consequential Matrix
Theoretical Sampling
Memos and Diagrams
PART THREE: GAINING CLOSURE
Writing Theses and Monographs and Giving Talks about Research
Criteria for Evaluation
Student Questions and Answers to These

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