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Qualitative Data Analysis: From Start to Finish 2ed

by Jamie Harding SAGE Publications Ltd
Pub Date:
12/2018
ISBN:
9781526402790
Format:
Hbk 328 pages
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AU$199.00 NZ$202.61
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Helping to bridge the gap between data gathering and data analysis, this book is based on a set of easy-to-follow steps woven throughout the text, enabling students to get stuck in and working with qualitative data fast. 



Jamie Harding provides:



-        Clear instructions on using interview and focus group data



-        Guidance on data collection and management



-        Advice on writing up your findings



-        Tips on presenting and sharing your results



-        A host of skills based exercises to aid practice



-        A 'progress tracker' so you can see exactly where you are in the research process



Written in a friendly, reassuring style this book equips students with the basic analytical skills required to turn that pile of transcripts into high quality research output and evidence-based argument. 

STAGE 1 RESEARCH DESIGN AND PREPARATION
Chapter 1 Introduction to qualitative social research
Chapter 2 Designing qualitative research: your key questions
Chapter 3 Practical issues in qualitative research
STAGE 2 DATA COLLECTION AND MANAGEMENT
Chapter 4 Collecting and managing interview data
Chapter 5 Collecting and managing focus group data
STAGE 3 DATA ANALYSIS AND INTERPRETATION
Chapter 6 A brief introduction to the analysis of qualitative data
Chapter 7 Step one for analysing your interview data - making summaries and comparisons
Chapter 8 Step two for analysing your interview data – using codes
Chapter 9 Step three for analysing your interview data - finding conceptual themes and building theory
Chapter 10 Analysing your focus group data
Chapter 11 What if I want to try a different form of analysis
STAGE 4 DISSEMINATION
Chapter 12 Writing about your qualitative research

Jamie Harding received his PhD from the Department of Sociology and Social Policy at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne. He has been employed at Northumbria University since 1995, first as a Lecturer in Housing Studies and more recently as a Senior Lecturer in Research Methods in the Department of Social Sciences. Before moving into higher education he worked for a number of social housing organisations.