Qualitative Research Design: An Interactive Approach / Edition 1

Qualitative Research Design: An Interactive Approach / Edition 1

by SAGE Publications
     
 

This invaluable book presents an innovative approach to qualitative design that emphasizes the components of a design and how these interact with each other and the environment in which the study is situated. A clear strategy for creating coherent and workable relationships among these design components is provided and key design issues are highlighted.
These

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This invaluable book presents an innovative approach to qualitative design that emphasizes the components of a design and how these interact with each other and the environment in which the study is situated. A clear strategy for creating coherent and workable relationships among these design components is provided and key design issues are highlighted.
These design issues include: clarifying the purposes of the study; creating a theoretical context for the research; formulating research questions; developing a relationship with the people being studied; making decisions about sampling, data collection and analysis; and assessing validity threats and alternative explanations to the study's conclusions.
In addition, the book explains how

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803973299
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
11/28/1996
Series:
Applied Social Research Methods Series, #41
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
168
Product dimensions:
5.52(w) x 8.46(h) x 0.34(d)

Table of Contents

A Model for Qualitative Research Design
Purposes
Why Are You Doing This Study?
Conceptual Context
What Do You Think Is Going On?
Research Questions
What Do You Want to Understand?
Methods
What Will You Actually Do?
Validity
How Might You Be Wrong?
Research Proposals
Presenting and Justifying a Qualitative Study

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