Mixed Methods (Sage Benchmarks in Social Research Methods)

Mixed Methods (Sage Benchmarks in Social Research Methods)

By: Alan Bryman (editor)Hardback

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Mixed methods research has become one of the major areas of growth in social research methodology in the last 10 years. The divisions between quantitative and qualitative research have increasingly given way to imaginative ways of combining the two approaches and a growing acceptance of adopting a multi-method approach. Much of the literature on mixed-methods research is highly dispersed in a wide variety of journals and other publications. A great deal of it is not well known and quite a lot of it is inaccessible. Alan Bryman, widely recognized as an authority on the subject, brings together the key articles in this important field to form a definitive resource collection. Volume I outlinines the epistemological and ontological issues relating to the debate about quantitative and qualitative research and how these have an impact on the possibility of mixing methods. Volume II is concerned with the combination of different methods within quantitative research and within qualitative research. Volume III addresses the methodological issues involved in combining quantitative and qualitative research - the different ways in which mixed-methods research is actually accomplished.Volume IV continues the kinds of material used in Volume III but will also include some examples of combining quantitative and qualitative research.

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Alan Bryman is Professor of Organizational and Social Research, School of Management, University of Leicester, UK.


VOLUME ONE: EPISTEMOLOGICAL AND ONTOLOGICAL ISSUES PART ONE: THE PARADIGM WARS The Paradigm Wars - M Hammersley Reports from the Front Paradigm Wars - A Oakley Some Thoughts on a Personal and Public Trajectory Paradigm Wars - L Datta A Basis for Peaceful Co-Existence and Beyond PART TWO: RESISTANCE TO COMBINING QUANTITATIVE AND QUALITATIVE RESEARCH Closing Down the Conversation - J K Smith and L Heshusius The End of the Quantitative-Qualitative Debate Among Educational Enquirers Epistemological and Methodological Bases of Naturalistic Inquiry - E G Guba and Y S Lincoln An Uneasy Alliance - D R Buchanan Combining Qualitative and Quantitative Research Revisiting the Quantitative-Qualitative Debate - J E M Sale, L H Lohfeld and K Brazil Implications for Mixed-Methods Research PART THREE: ACCOMMODATION On the Relations Among Educational Research Paradigms - R C Rist From Disdain to Detente An Opportunity Lost? - J K Smith Against the Quantitative-Qualitative Incompatibility Thesis or Dogmas Die Hard - K R Howe Accommodation - W A Firestone Toward a Paradigm-Praxis Dialectic Beyond Qualitative Versus Quantitative Methods - C S Reichardt and T D Cook PART FOUR: FEMINISM AND THE QUANTITATIVE-QUALITATIVE DEBATE Gender, Methodology and People's Ways of Knowing - A Oakley Some Problems with Feminism and the Paradigm Debate in Social Science Quantitative and Qualitative Methods in the Social Sciences - T E Jayaratne and A J Stewart Current Feminist Issues and Practical Strategies Methods, Practice and Epistemology - M Maynard The Debate About Feminism and Research The Relationship Between Qualitative and Quantitative Research - C Griffin and A Phoenix Lessons From Feminist Psychology PART FIVE: MIXED-METHODS RESEARCH AS A DISTINCTIVE APPROACH Researching Public Health - F Baum Behind the Qualitative-Quantitative Methodological Debate Mixed Methods Research - R B Johnson and A J Onwuegbuzie A Research Paradigm Whose Time Has Come Issues and Dilemmas in Teaching Research Methods Courses in Social and Behavioural Sciences - A Tashakkori and C Teddlie U S Perspective Mixed Methodology - A Tashakkori and C Teddlie Combining Qualitative and Quantitative Approaches VOLUME TWO: MIXING METHODS AND TRIANGULATION PART ONE: CLASSIC STATEMENT ON TRIANGULATION Construct Validity in Psychological Tests - L J Cronbach and P E Meehl Convergent and Discriminant Validation by the Multitrait-Multimethod Matrix - D T Campbell and D W Fiske Unobtrusive Measures - E J Webb et al Nonreactive Research in the Social Sciences The Research Act in Sociology - N K Denzin Theoretical Introduction to Sociological Methods Mixing Qualitative and Quantitative Methods - T D Jick Triangulation in Action PART TWO: TRIANGULATION IN DIFFERENT CONTEXTS Mixing Qualitative Methods - R S Barbour Quality Assurance or Qualitative Quagmire Triangulation of Qualitative Methods - H S Wilson and S A Hutchinson Heideggerian Hermeneutics and Grounded Theory Triangulation in Qualitative Research - K A Knafl and B J Breitmeyer Issues of Conceptual Clarity and Purpose PART THREE: CRITICISMS OF THE CONCEPT OF TRIANGULATION A Critique of the Use of Triangulation in Social Research - N Blaikie Linking Data - N Fielding and J Fielding PART FOUR: EXTENSIONS OF THE CONCEPT OF TRIANGULATION Approaches to Qualitative-Quantitative Methodological Triangulation - J Morse Metatriangulation - M W Lewis and A J Grimes Building Theory from Multiple Paradigms Triangulation Revisited - U Flick Strategy of Validation or Alternative The Value of Combining Qualitative and Quantitative Approaches in Nursing Research by Means of Method Triangulation - C Foss and B Ellefson Methodological Triangulation in Nursing Research - M Risjord, M Moloney and S Dunbar Triangulation in Organizational Research - J W Cox and J Hassard A Representation PART FIVE: RECONCILING FINDINGS Reconciling Conflicting Results Derived from Experimental and Survey Studies of Attitude Change - C I Hovland Collision or Collusion? A Discussion of the Unplanned Triangulation of Quantitative and Qualitative Research Methods - D Deacon, A Bryman and N Fenton Methodological Triangulation in Researching Families - A Perlesz and J Lindsay Making Sense of Dissonant Data PART SIX: RESEARCH ON TRIANGULATION AND OTHER APPROACHES TO MIXING METHODS Toward a Conceptual Framework for Mixed-Method Evaluation Designs - J C Greene, V J Caracelli and W F Graham Integrating Quantitative and Qualitative Research - A Bryman How Is It Done? VOLUME THREE: METHODOLOGICAL ISSUES IN COMBINING QUANTITATIVE AND QUALITATIVE RESEARCH PART ONE: GENERAL OVERVIEWS OF WAYS OF COMBINING QUANTITATIVE AND QUALITATIVE RESEARCH The Integration of Fieldwork and Survey Methods - S D Sieber Quality and Quantity in Social Research - A Bryman Practical Strategies for Combining Qualitative and Quantitative Methods - D L Morgan Applications for Health Research Combining Qualitative and Quantitative Approaches - J Brannen An Overview Deconstructing the Qualitative-Quantitative Divide - M Hammersley PART TWO: COMBINING QUANTITATIVE AND QUALITATIVE RESEARCH: THE VIEW FROM EVALUATION RESEARCH The Whole Is Greater - M L Smith Combining Qualitative and Quantitative Approaches in Evaluation Studies Numbers and Words Revisited - G B Rossman and B L Wilson Being Shamelessly Eclectic PART THREE: MIXED-METHODS RESEARCH IN VARIOUS CONTEXTS Ethnography and Experiment in Social Psychological Theory-Building - G A Fine and K D Elsbach Tactics for Integrating Qualitative Field Data with Quantitative Lab Data An Exploration of the Epistemological Intricacies of Using Qualitative Data to Develop a Quantitative Measure of User Views of Health Care - J Coyle and B Williams Communication and Cognition in Appraisal - D P Gioia, A Donnellon and H P Sims A Tale of Two Paradigms Mixed Methods, Mixed Methodology Health Services Research in Practice - P L Johnstone Combining Qualitative and Quantitative Sampling, Data Collection and Analysis Techniques in Mixed-Method Studies - M Sandelowski Designing a Mixed Methods Study in Primary Care - J W Creswell, M D Fetters and N V Ivankova Advantages Gained by Combining Qualitative and Quantitative Data in a Longitudinal Study - C G Wenger Salvaging Quantitative Research with Qualitative Data - D Weinholtz, B Kacer and T Rocklin PART FOUR: SYSTEMATIC REVIEWS AND QUANTITATIVE AND QUALITATIVE EVIDENCE Storylines of Research in Diffusion of Innovation - T Greenhalgh et al A Metanarrative Approach to Systematic Review Synthesizing Qualitative and Quantitative Evidence - M Dixon-Woods et al A Review of Possible Methods PART FIVE: APPRAISING MIXED-METHODS RESEARCH A Strategy to Identify Critical Appraisal Criteria for Primary Mixed-Methods Studies - J E M Sale and K Brazil VOLUME FOUR: EXAMPLES OF COMBINING QUANTITATIVE AND QUALITATIVE RESEARCH PART ONE: EARLY CASE STUDIES OF COMBINING QUANTITATIVE AND QUALITATIVE RESEARCH Research Methods for the Study of Conflict and Co-Operation - W F Whyte On the Reconciliation of Qualitative and Quantitative Analyses - M G Trend A Case Study Living Arrangements of Older Residents - I Connidis Assessing Quantitative Results with Qualitative Data Participant Observation in a Multiple-Methods Study of a Retirement Community - V W Marshall A Research Narrative PART TWO: EVALUATION CASE STUDIES Mixed Method Evaluation - M Waysman and R Savaya A Case Study Utilizing Mixed-Method Research Design in Planning - J Gaber and S L Gaber The Case of 14th Street, New York City PART THREE: COMBINING SURVEYS WITH QUALITATIVE INTERVIEWS Triangulation in Action - S Herman and C P Egri Integration of Qualitative and Quantitative Methods to Research Environmental Leadership Combining Qualitative and Quantitative Data in the Longitudinal Study of Household Allocations - H Laurie and O Sullivan Young People, Alcohol and Designer Drinks - K Hughes et al A Quantitative and Qualitative Study Lone Motherhood and Socio-Economic Disadvantage - K Rowlingson and S McKay Insights from Quantitative and Qualitative Evidence PART FOUR: SAMPLING AND MEASUREMENT ISSUES Qualitative Sampling in a Multi-Method Survey - B Nickel et al Using Focus Groups to Develop Health Surveys - K O'Brien An Example from Research on Social Relationships and AIDS-Preventive Behavior PART FIVE: DIVERSE APPROACHES TO COMBINING QUANTITATIVE AND QUALITATIVE RESEARCH Labor Management in the Southern Textile Industry - J E Coverdill, W Finlay and J K Martin Comparing Qualitative, Quantitative and Qualitative Comparative Analysis Valuing the 'Value of Life' - S Chilton et al A Case of Constructed Preferences? Methodology Versus Scholarship? Overcoming the Divide in Analyzing Identity Narratives of People with Cancer - C Seale Combining Classificatory and Discursive Methods - M I Tulloch Consistency and Variability in Responses to the Threat of Crime Untangling the Relationship Between Displayed Emotions and Organizational Sales - R I Sutton and A Rafeali The Case of Convenience Stores Complementary Use of Qualitative and Quantitative Cultural Assessment Models - C A Yauch A Multi-Method Approach to the Study of School Class Size Differences - P Blatchford Speaking With Forked Tongue? Two Styles of Observation in the ORACLE Project - M Galton and S Delamont

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  • publication date: 20/07/2006
  • ISBN13: 9781412911634
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 1680
  • ID: 9781412911634
  • ISBN10: 141291163X

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