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Qualitative Data Analysis: An Introduction / Edition 2

Qualitative Data Analysis: An Introduction / Edition 2

by Carol Grbich
     
 

ISBN-10: 1446202976

ISBN-13: 9781446202975

Pub. Date: 12/19/2012

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Qualitative Data Analysis: An Introduction provides students with an essential practical guide to the wide range of different approaches available in qualitative data analysis. Carol Grbich provides a first-class, reliable guide to the basic practical issues in data analysis alongside insights into the different approaches' epistemological foundations. Her text is

Overview

Qualitative Data Analysis: An Introduction provides students with an essential practical guide to the wide range of different approaches available in qualitative data analysis. Carol Grbich provides a first-class, reliable guide to the basic practical issues in data analysis alongside insights into the different approaches' epistemological foundations. Her text is illustrated throughout with detailed examples, a glossary and further reading lists and summaries of key points provided throughout the text.

Specific analytical approaches include: Ethnographic analysis (including classical and newer approaches), Grounded theory (Glasserian and Straussian versions), Phenomenological analysis (classical, existential and hermeneutic), Feminist approaches, Content analysis Narrative analysis, Conversation analysis, Discourse analysis, Visual interpretation, Semiotic structural and post structural analyses, A guide to qualitative computing programs. A section on writing up data covers how to theorize from data, how to incorporate data from multiple sources (both qualitative and quantitative), and an exploration of the techniques of innovative data display.

About the Author:
Carol Grbich is a Professor in the Faculty of Health Sciences, Flinders University, Australia

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781446202975
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
12/19/2012
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
6.70(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.80(d)

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Table of Contents


The State of the Art     1
Epistemological Changes and their Impact on the Field     3
General Approaches to Designing and Analysing Data     16
Specific Analytical Approaches     37
Classical Ethnographic Approaches     39
Newer Ethnographic Approaches     55
Grounded Theory     70
Phenomenology     84
Feminist Research     95
Analysis of Documentation     109
Content Analysis of Texts: Written/Visual Documentation     111
Narrative Analysis     124
Conversation Analysis     136
Discourse Analysis     146
Visual Interpretation     155
Semiotic Structural and Poststructural Analyses     170
Writing Up Data     183
Theorising from Data     185
Incorporating Data from Multiple Sources     195
Writing Up and Data Display     205
Qualitative Computing Programs     223
An Overview of Qualitative Computer Programs     225
Glossary     236
References     238
Author Index     252
Subject Index     254

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