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Introduction to Qualitative Research 6ed

by Uwe Flick SAGE Publications Ltd
Pub Date:
01/2019
ISBN:
9781526445643
Format:
Hbk 696 pages
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The definitive guide to the full qualitative research process", from design to dissemination, this is everything you need to understand how good quality research is produced, and how to find," use and enrich your own work with it.


 

PART 1 FOUNDATIONS OF QUALITATIVE RESEARCH
Chapter 1 Why and how to do qualitative research
Chapter 2 The qualitative-quantitative distinction
Chapter 3 Theoretical frameworks
Chapter 4 Methods and data in qualitative research
Chapter 5 Texts as data in qualitative research
PART 2 RESEARCH DESIGN
Chapter 6 Formulating a research question
Chapter 7 Choosing and constructing the research design
Chapter 8 Planning the process in qualitative research
Chapter 9 Ethics of doing qualitative research
Chapter 10 Using the existing literature
Chapter 11 Entering the field
Chapter 12 Sampling
Chapter 13 Extending qualitative designs with triangulation
PART 3 VERBAL DATA
Chapter 14 Collecting verbal data
Chapter 15 Doing interviews
Chapter 16 Doing focus groups
Chapter 17 Using narrative data
PART 4 DATA BEYOND TALK
Chapter 18 Collecting data beyond talk
Chapter 19 Observation and ethnography
Chapter 20 Visual data: photography, film and video
Chapter 21 Using documents as data
Chapter 22 Digital and social media research
PART 5 QUALITATIVE DATA ANALYSIS
Chapter 23 Analyzing qualitative data
Chapter 24 Transcription and data management
Chapter 25 Grounded theory coding
Chapter 26 Thematic coding and content analysis
Chapter 27 Using naturally occurring data: conversation, discourse and hermeneutic analysis
Chapter 28 Using software in qualitative data analysis
PART 6 GROUNDING, WRITING AND OUTLOOK
Chapter 29 Quality of qualitative research: criteria and beyond
Chapter 30 Writing qualitative research
Chapter 31 State of the art and the future

With the 6th edition, the increased focus on practical implementation fosters a step-by-step guide for new researchers in qualitative research.  Furthermore, the digital extension provides novices with an opportunity to work with the comprehensive body of knowledge, making this edition highly recommendable for students.

Uwe Flick is Professor of Qualitative Research in Social Science and Education at the Freie Universit+ñt Berlin", Germany. He is a trained psychologist and sociologist and received his PhD from the Freie Universit+ñt  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 Universit+ñt 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