Reflexive Methodology: New Vistas in Qualitative Research / Edition 2
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Reflexive Methodology: New Vistas in Qualitative Research / Edition 2

by Mats Alvesson, Kaj Skoldberg
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1848601123

ISBN-13: 9781848601123

Pub. Date: 10/02/2009

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Reflexive Methodology established itself as a groundbreaking success, providing researchers with an invaluable guide to a central problem in research methodology – how to put field research and interpretations in perspective, paying attention to the interpretive, political, and rhetorical nature of empirical research. Now thoroughly updated, the Second

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Reflexive Methodology established itself as a groundbreaking success, providing researchers with an invaluable guide to a central problem in research methodology – how to put field research and interpretations in perspective, paying attention to the interpretive, political, and rhetorical nature of empirical research. Now thoroughly updated, the Second Edition includes a new chapter on positivism, social constructionism, and critical realism, and offers new conclusions on the applications of methodology. It provides further illustrations and updates that build on the acclaimed and successful First Edition.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781848601123
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
10/02/2009
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
350
Product dimensions:
6.60(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: The Intellectualization of Method
(Post-)Positivism, Social Constructionism, Critical Realism: Three Reference Points in the Philosophy of Science
Data-Oriented Methods: Empiricist Techniques and Procedures
Hermeneutics: Interpretation and Insight
Critical Theory: The Political and Ideological Dimension
Post-Structuralism and Postmodernism: Destabilizing Subject and Text
Language/Gender/Power: Discourse Analysis, Feminism and Genealogy
On Reflexive Interpretation: The Play of Interpretive Levels
Applications of Reflexive Methodology: Strategies, Criteria, Varieties

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