Collecting and Interpreting Qualitative Materials: .

Collecting and Interpreting Qualitative Materials: .

by Norman K. Denzin
     
 

ISBN-10: 076191434X

ISBN-13: 9780761914341

Pub. Date: 04/01/1998

Publisher: SAGE Publications

In this, the third of a three-volume paperback version of the landmark Handbook of Qualitative Research, editors Norman K Denzin and Yvonna S Lincoln turn to the tasks of collecting, analyzing and interpreting qualitative materials. Part One looks at core topics such as interviewing, document analysis, visual materials, data management, and the use of computers in

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In this, the third of a three-volume paperback version of the landmark Handbook of Qualitative Research, editors Norman K Denzin and Yvonna S Lincoln turn to the tasks of collecting, analyzing and interpreting qualitative materials. Part One looks at core topics such as interviewing, document analysis, visual materials, data management, and the use of computers in qualitative research, among others. Part Two examines the criteria for assessing validity in qualitative research, writing as a method of inquiry, program evaluation, and the role of qualitative research in the policy process.
The Handbook of Qualitative Research is widely considered to be the state of the art in evaluating the field of qualitative inquiry and is no

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ISBN-13:
9780761914341
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
04/01/1998
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
472
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Preface - Norman K Denzin and Yvonna S Lincoln
Introduction - Norman K Denzin and Yvonna S Lincoln
Entering the Field of Qualitative Research
PART ONE: METHODS OF COLLECTING AND ANALYZING EMPIRICAL MATERIALS
Interviewing - Andrea Fontana and James H Frey
The Art of Science
Observational Techniques - Patricia A Adler and Peter Adler
The Interpretation of Documents and Material Culture - Ian Hodder
On the Authority of the Image - Douglas Harper
Visual Methods at the Crossroads
Personal Experience Methods - D Jean Clandinin and F Michael Connelly
Data Management and Analysis Methods - A Michael Huberman and Matthew B Miles
Using Computers in Qualitative Research - Thomas J Richards and Lyn Richards
Narrative, Content and Semiotic Analysis - Peter K Manning and Betsy Cullum-Swan
PART TWO: THE ART OF INTERPRETATION, EVALUATION AND PRESENTATION
Criteria for Assessing Interpretive Validity in Qualitative Research - David L Altheide and John M Johnson
The Art and Politics of Interpretation - Norman K Denzin
Writing - Laurel Richardson
A Method of Inquiry
Qualitative Program Evaluation - Jennifer C Greene
Practice and Promise
Influencing the Policy Process with Qualitative Research - Ray C Rist

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