Qualitative Evaluation and Research Methods / Edition 2

Qualitative Evaluation and Research Methods / Edition 2

by Michael Quinn Patton
     
 

Once again setting the standard for the field, the Second Edition of Qualitative Evaluation Methods reflects the tremendous explosion of interest in qualitative methods over the past decade. Thoroughly revised and updated, this new edition includes three new chapters on Theoretic Foundations of Qualitative Inquiry, Particularly Appropriate Qualitative

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Once again setting the standard for the field, the Second Edition of Qualitative Evaluation Methods reflects the tremendous explosion of interest in qualitative methods over the past decade. Thoroughly revised and updated, this new edition includes three new chapters on Theoretic Foundations of Qualitative Inquiry, Particularly Appropriate Qualitative Applications and Quality, and Credibility of Qualitative Analysis. Patton has also a completely updated literature review and citations section to reflect the mass of new research in qualitative methods in the last ten years. It will be of interest to anyone involved in evaluation of any kind.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803937796
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
04/28/1990
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
536
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

PART ONE: CONCEPTUAL ISSUES IN THE USE OF QUALITATIVE METHODS
The Nature of Qualitative Inquiry
Strategic Themes in Qualitative Methods
Variety in Qualitative Inquiry
Theoretical Orientations
Particularly Appropriate Qualitative Applications
PART TWO: QUALITATIVE DESIGNS AND DATA COLLECTION
Designing Qualitative Studies
Fieldwork Strategies and Observation Methods
Qualitative Interviewing
PART THREE: ANALYSIS, INTERPRETATION, AND REPORTING
Qualitative Analysis and Interpretation
Enhancing the Quality and Credibility of Qualitative Analysis

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