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An Introduction to Qualitative Research (5th Revised edition)

An Introduction to Qualitative Research (5th Revised edition)

By: Uwe Flick (author)Paperback

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Lecturers - request an e-inspection copy of this text or contact your local SAGE representative to discuss your course needs. In the new edition of his bestselling book, Uwe Flick introduces all of the main theoretical approaches to qualitative research, and provides unmatched coverage of the full range of methods now available to qualitative researchers. Organised around the process of doing qualitative research, the book guides you through ethics, research design, data collection, and data analysis. In this fifth edition, you will find: a new chapter outlining methodological approaches to qualitative research new introductory sections at the beginning of each of the book's seven parts, which prepare the ground and define key terms lots of new practical examples which show you how to carry out all aspects of a qualitative research project new exercises that give you the opportunity to test your understanding of what you've read a brand new companion website full of resources for lecturers and students including suggested answers to the exercises in the book, full text journal articles and links to additional resources: http://uk.sagepub.com/flick5e Available with Perusall-an eBook that makes it easier to prepare for class Perusall is an award-winning eBook platform featuring social annotation tools that allow students and instructors to collaboratively mark up and discuss their SAGE textbook. Backed by research and supported by technological innovations developed at Harvard University, this process of learning through collaborative annotation keeps your students engaged and makes teaching easier and more effective. Learn more.

About Author

Uwe Flick is Professor of Qualitative Research in Social Science and Education at the Free University of Berlin, Germany. He is a trained psychologist and sociologist and received his PhD from the Free University of 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, where he continues to work as Guest Professor. Previously, he was Adjunct Professor at the Memorial University of Newfoundland in St. John's, Canada; a Lecturer in research me thodology at the Free University of 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 appoint-ments at the London School of Economics, the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales in Paris, Cambridge University (UK), Memorial University of St John's (Canada), University of Lisbon (Portugal), Institute of Higher Studies in Vienna, in Italy and Sweden, and the School of Psychology at Massey University, Auckland (New Zealand). His main research interests are qualitative methods, social represen-tations 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 Designing Qualitative Research (Sage, 2007) and Managing Quality in Qualitative Research (Sage, 2007) and editor of The SAGE Qualitative Research Kit (Sage, 2007), A Companion to Qualitative Research (Sage, 2004), Psychology of the Social (Cambridge University Press, 1998), Quality of Life and Health: Concepts, Methods and Applications (Blackwell Science, 1995) and La perception quotidienne de la Sante et la Maladie: Theories subjectives et Representations sociales (L'Harmattan, 1993). His most recent publications are the fifth edition of An Introduction to Qualitative Research (Sage, 2014) and The SAGE Handbook of Qualitative Data Analysis (editor, Sage, 2014).

Contents

PART ONE: FRAMEWORKGuide to this BookQualitative Research: Why And How to Do ItQualitative and Quantitative ResearchApproaches to Qualitative ResearchEthics of Qualitative ResearchPART TWO: THEORY IN QUALITATIVE RESEARCHUsing the Existing LiteratureTheories Underlying Qualitative ResearchTexts as Data in Qualitative ResearchPART THREE: RESEARCH DESIGNDesigning Qualitative ResearchThe Qualitative Research ProcessResearch QuestionsEntering the FieldSamplingTriangulationPART FOUR: VERBAL DATACollecting Verbal DataInterviewsFocus GroupsUsing Narrative Data PART FIVE: DATA BEYOND TALKCollecting Data Beyond TalkObservation and Ethnography Visual Data: Photography, Film & VideoUsing Documents as DataPART SIX: QUALITATIVE DATA ANALYSISQualitative Data AnalysisTranscription and Data ManagementGrounded Theory CodingThematic Coding and Content Analysis Naturally Occuring Data: Conversation, Discourse, and Hermeneutic AnalysisUsing Software in Qualitative Data AnalysisPART SEVEN: GROUNDING, WRITING AND OUTLOOKQuality of Qualitative Research: Criteria and BeyondWriting Qualitative ResearchState of the Art and the Future

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  • ISBN13: 9781446267790
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 616
  • ID: 9781446267790
  • ISBN10: 1446267792
  • edition: 5th Revised edition

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