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Qualitative Inquiry and Research Design: Choosing Among Five Approaches / Edition 3
     

Qualitative Inquiry and Research Design: Choosing Among Five Approaches / Edition 3

by John W. Creswell
 

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ISBN-10: 1412995302

ISBN-13: 9781412995306

Pub. Date: 03/14/2012

Publisher: SAGE Publications

In this Third Edition of his bestselling text John W. Creswell explores the philosophical underpinnings, history, and key elements of each of five qualitative inquiry traditions: narrative research, phenomenology, grounded theory, ethnography, and case study. In his signature accessible writing style, the author relates research designs to each of

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In this Third Edition of his bestselling text John W. Creswell explores the philosophical underpinnings, history, and key elements of each of five qualitative inquiry traditions: narrative research, phenomenology, grounded theory, ethnography, and case study. In his signature accessible writing style, the author relates research designs to each of the traditions of inquiry. He compares theoretical frameworks, ways to employ standards of quality, and strategies for writing introductions to studies, collecting data, analyzing data, writing a narrative, and verifying results.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412995306
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
03/14/2012
Edition description:
Third Edition
Pages:
472
Sales rank:
95,883
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Introduction
Chapter 2. Philosophical Assumptions and Interpretive Frameworks
Chapter 3. Designing a Qualitative Study
Chapter 4. Five Qualitative Approaches to Inquiry
Chapter 5. Five Different Qualitative Studies
Chapter 6. Introducing and Focusing the Study
Chapter 7. Data Collection
Chapter 8. Data Analysis and Representation
Chapter 9. Writing a Qualitative Study
Chapter 10. Standards of Validation and Reliability in Qualitative Research
Chapter 11. "Turning the Story" and Conclusion
Appendix A. An Annotated Glossary of Terms
Appendix B. A Narrative Research Study
Appendix C. A Phenomenological Study
Appendix D. A Grounded Theory Study
Appendix E. An Ethnography
Appendix F. A Case Study

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