In this fully updated and expanded second edition, Carol Grbich provides a guide through current issues in the analysis of qualitative data. Packed with detailed examples, a glossary, further reading lists and a section on writing up, this book is exactly what you need to get you started in qualitative research.
The new edition covers analytical approaches including:
- grounded theory
- classical, existential and hermeneutic phenomenology
- feminist research including memory work
- classical, auto- and cyberethnography as well as ethnodrama
- content, narrative, conversation and discourse analysis
- visual interpretation
- semiotic, structural and poststructural analyses
A one-stop-shop for students new to qualitative data analysis!
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Carol Grbich is in the Faculty of Health Sciences, The Flinders University of South Australia.
PART ONE: GENERAL APPROACHES TO COLLECTING AND ANALYZING QUALITATIVE DATA Introduction Design Methodologies, Data Management and Analytical Approaches Incorporating Data from Multiple Sources: Mixing Methods PART TWO: TRADITIONAL ANALYTICAL APPROACHES Classical Ethnography Critical Ethnographic Approaches Feminist Approaches Grounded Theory Phenomenology PART THREE: NEWER QUALITATIVE APPROACHES Postmodern Influences on Society and Qualitative Research Auto-Ethnography Poetic Inquiry Ethnodrama and Performative Art Cyber-Ethnography and E-Research PART FOUR: ANALYTIC APPROACHES FOR EXISTING DOCUMENTATION Structuralism and Post-Structuralism Semiotic Structural and Post-Structural Analysis (Deconstruction) Content Analysis of Texts Content Analysis of Visual Documentation Narrative Analysis Conversation Analysis Discourse Analysis PART FIVE: DATA MANAGEMENT USING QUALITATIVE COMPUTER PROGRAMMES Coding An Overview of Qualitative Computer Programs PART SIX: INTERPRETING AND PRESENTING QUALITATIVE DATA Theorizing from Data Innovative Data Display