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Qualitative Research Methods 4th Edition provides an accessible, practical guide to conducting and analysing qualitative research. This multidisciplinary text uses relevant and engaging examples to explain methodological issues, and shows how to use established, innovative and complex methods of research effectively.New to this edition:New chapter: Conducting Cross-cultural Research QualitativelyMore criminology examples throughout the bookUpdated examples.
Part 1: Background to Qualitative Research 1. Methodological Frameworks and Sampling in Qualitative Research 2. Rigour and Ethics in Qualitative ResearchPart 2: Types of Qualitative Research Methods 3. The In-Depth Interviewing Method 4. Focus Groups 5. Unobtrusive Methods 6. Narrative Enquiry Methodology: Life and Oral History, Life Story and Biological Research 7. Memory Work 8. Ethnography 9. Participatory Action Research 10. Qualitative Case Study Research 11. Grounded Theory ResearchPart 3: Managing Qualitative Research 12. Making Sense of Qualitative Data: The Analysis Process 13. Writing a Qualitative Research Proposal 14. Writing a Qualitative Research ReportPart 4: Applications of Qualitative Research 15. Researching the ‘Vulnerable’ 16. Conducting Cross-Cultural Research Qualitatively 17. Going Online: Doing Qualitative Research in Cyberspace 18. Qualitative Research: New Directions
ISBN: 9780195518559 ISBN-10: 0195518551 Audience:
Tertiary; University or College
Number Of Pages: 400 Published: 29th November 2012 Publisher: Oxford University Press Australia Country of Publication: AU Dimensions (cm): 25.4 x 19.05
Weight (kg): 0.93
Edition Number: 4 Edition Type: Revised