Qualitative Research Practice

Qualitative Research Practice

by Clive Seale, Jaber F. Gubrium, Giampietro Gobo, David Silverman
     
 

'This comprehensive collection of almost 40 chapters - each written by a leading expert in the field - is the essential reference for anyone undertaking or studying qualitative research. It covers a diversity of methods and a variety of perspectives and is a very practical and informative guide for newcomers and experienced researchers alike' - John Scott,

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'This comprehensive collection of almost 40 chapters - each written by a leading expert in the field - is the essential reference for anyone undertaking or studying qualitative research. It covers a diversity of methods and a variety of perspectives and is a very practical and informative guide for newcomers and experienced researchers alike' - John Scott, University of Essex

Presenting a comprehensive examination of contemporary and traditional varieties of qualitative research practice, Qualitative Research Practice will be an invaluable resource for advanced students and researchers in any discipline. It is an essential and definitive guide to the major forms of qualitative methods in use today, written by leaders in the relevant fields of research practice.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761947769
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
02/01/2004
Pages:
640
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.80(h) x 1.60(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction - Clive Seale et al
Inside Qualitative Research
PART ONE: ENCOUNTERING METHOD
Interviews - Tim Rapley
Oral History - Joanna Bornat
Biographical Research - Gabriele Rosenthal
Focus Groups - Phil Macnaghten and Greg Myers
Grounded Theory - Ian Dey
Performance and Rehearsal - Paul Atkinson
The Ethnographer at the Opera
PART TWO: ANALYTIC FRAMEWORKS
Narrative Research - Molly Andrews et al
Feminist Approaches - Celia Kitzinger
The Foucaultian Framework - Gavin Kendall and Gary Wickham
Ethnomethodology - Paul ten Have
Conversation Analysis - Anssi Perakyla
Discourse Analytic Practice - Alexa Hepburn and Jonathan Potter
Critical Discourse Analysis - Ruth Wodak
PART THREE: FIELD RELATIONS
Ethnography and Participant Observation - Sara Delamont
Ethical Issues - Anne Ryen
Working in Hostile Environments - Nigel Fielding
Politics, Research and Understanding - Les Back
Collaborative and Team Research - Linda S Mitteness and Judith C Barker
PART FOUR: CONTEXT AND METHOD
Context - James Holstein and Jaber Gubrium
Working it Up, Down and Across
Working Qualitatively and Quantitatively - Julia Brannen
Secondary Analysis of Archived Data - Louise Corti and Paul Thompson
Reanalysis of Previously Collected Material - Malin Akerstr[um]om, Katarina Jacobsson and David W[um]asterfors
The Internet as Research Context - Annette Markham
Documents - Lindsay Prior
Visual Methods - Sarah Pink
PART FIVE: QUALITY AND CREDIBILITY
Quality in Qualitative Research - Clive Seale
Five Misunderstandings about Case Study Research - Bent Flyvbjerg
Sampling, Representativeness and Generalizability - Giampietro Gobo
Working with 'Key Incidents' - Bob Emerson
Computer Assisted Qualitative Data Analysis - Udo Kelle
PART SIX: AUDIENCES AND APPLICATIONS
Preparing and Evaluating Qualitative Research Proposals - Janice Morse
Qualitative Market Research - Gill Ereaut
Qualitative Evaluation Research - Moira Kelly
Action Research - Donna Ladkin
Teaching Qualitative Method - Martyn Hammersley
Writing a Social Science Monograph - Barbara Czarniawska
Publishing Qualitative Manuscripts - Donileen Loseke and Spencer Cahill
PART SEVEN: THE INTERNATIONAL CONTEXT
The Globalization of Qualitative Research - Pertti Alasuutari

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