Collecting and Interpreting Qualitative Materials / Edition 2

Collecting and Interpreting Qualitative Materials / Edition 2

by Norman K. Denzin
     
 

ISBN-10: 0761926879

ISBN-13: 9780761926870

Pub. Date: 02/13/2003

Publisher: SAGE Publications

This volume is part of a three-volume set that developed out of 1994's Handbook of Qualitative Research, also by Denzin (communications, U. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) and Lincoln (higher education, Texas A&M U.). Seventeen chapters discuss paradigms, strategies, and methods of interviews, observations, and archival research. They then discuss analysis methods,…  See more details below

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This volume is part of a three-volume set that developed out of 1994's Handbook of Qualitative Research, also by Denzin (communications, U. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) and Lincoln (higher education, Texas A&M U.). Seventeen chapters discuss paradigms, strategies, and methods of interviews, observations, and archival research. They then discuss analysis methods, including those assisted by computer methodologies. Chapters emphasize historical development of and controversies within methodologies. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761926870
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
02/13/2003
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
696
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
1Introduction: The Discipline and Practice of Qualitative Research1
Pt. IMethods of Collecting and Analyzing Empirical Materials47
2The Interview: From Structured Questions to Negotiated Text61
3Rethinking Observation: From Method to Context107
4The Interpretation of Documents and Material Culture155
5Reimagining Visual Methods: Galileo to Neuromancer176
6Autoethnography, Personal Narrative, Reflexivity: Researcher as Subject199
7Data Management and Analysis Methods259
8Software and Qualitative Research310
9Analyzing Talk and Text340
10Focus Groups in Feminist Research363
11Applied Ethnography389
Pt. IIThe Art and Practices of Interpretation, Evaluation, and Representation419
12The Problem of Criteria in the Age of Relativism427
13The Practices and Politics of Interpretation458
14Writing: A Method of Inquiry499
15Anthropological Poetics542
16Understanding Social Programs Through Evaluation590
17Influencing the Policy Process With Qualitative Research619
Suggested Readings645
Name Index651
Subject Index665
About the Authors675

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