ISBN-10:
0761949828
ISBN-13:
2900761949823
Pub. Date:
04/01/2008
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Managing Quality in Qualitative Research / Edition 1

Managing Quality in Qualitative Research / Edition 1

by Uwe Flick

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ISBN-13: 2900761949823
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 04/01/2008
Series: Qualitative Research Kit Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

About the Author

Uwe Flick is Professor of Qualitative Research in Social Science and Education at the Freie Universität Berlin, Germany. He is a trained psychologist and sociologist and received his Ph D from the Freie Universität Berlin in 1988 and his Habilitation from the Technical University of Berlin in 1994. He has been Professor of Qualitative Research at Alice Salomon University of Applied Sciences in Berlin, Germany and at the University of Vienna, Austria. Previously, he was Adjunct Professor at the Memorial University of Newfoundland in St. John’s, Canada; a Lecturer in research methodology at the Friee Universität Berlin; a Reader and Assistant Professor in qualitative methods and evaluation at the Technical University of Berlin; and Associate Professor and Head of the Department of Medical Sociology at the Hannover Medical School. He has held visiting appointments at the London School of Economics, the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales in Paris, at Cambridge University (UK), University of Lisbon (Portugal), Institute of Higher Studies in Vienna, in Italy and Sweden, and at the School of Psychology at Massey University, Auckland (New Zealand). His main research interests are qualitative methods, social representations in the fields of individual and public health, vulnerability in fields like youth homelessness or migration, and technological change in everyday life. He is the author of Introducing Research Methodology: A Beginner’s Guide to Doing a Research Project (2nd edn., London: Sage, 2015) and editor of A Companion to Qualitative Research (London: Sage, 2004) and the Psychology of the Social (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998). As his most recent publications, he wrote Designing Qualitative Research (2nd edn, London: Sage, 2018), Doing Grounded Theory (London: Sage, 2018), Doing Triangulation and Mixed Methods (London: Sage, 2018), and Managing Quality in Qualitative Research (2nd edn, London: Sage, 2018) and edited The SAGE Handbook of Qualitative Data Analysis (London: Sage, 2014), The SAGE Qualitative Research Kit (2nd edn London: Sage

Table of Contents


List of illustrations     vii
Editorial introduction   Uwe Flick     ix
About this book   Uwe Flick     xv
How to address research quality     1
Standards, criteria, checklists and guidelines     11
Strategies for managing diversity     27
Concepts of triangulation     37
Methodological triangulation in qualitative research     54
Triangulation in ethnography     75
Triangulation of qualitative and quantitative research     91
How to use triangulation for managing quality: practical issues     108
Quality, creativity and ethics: different ways to ask the question     122
Managing quality in qualitative research: a focus on process and transparency     130
Glossary     140
References     145
Author index     153
Subject index     155

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