Qualitative Research Methods
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This book is a practical guide to conducting and analysing qualitative research. It explores some of the more commonly used types of qualitative research methods, the management of qualitative research, and the different areas of application. This fourth edition includes updated references and examples throughout the text as well as a new chapter on conducting cross-cultural research qualitatively.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 400 pages
  • 187.96 x 254 x 25.4mm | 907.18g
  • Oxford University Press Australia
  • OUP Australia and New Zealand
  • Melbourne, Australia
  • English
  • Revised
  • 4th Revised edition
  • 0195518551
  • 9780195518559
  • 41,466

About Pranee Liamputtong

Pranee Liamputtong holds a position of Personal Chair in Public Health at the School of Public Health, La Trobe University, Melbourne. She has previously taught in the School of Sociology and Anthropology and worked as a public health research fellow at the Mother and Child Health Research, La Trobe University.show more

Table of contents

PART 1 BACKGROUND TO QUALITATIVE RESEARCH; 1 METHODOLOGICAL FRAMEWORKS AND SAMPLING IN QUALITATIVE RESEARCH; 2 RIGOUR AND ETHICS IN QUALITATIVE RESEARCH; PART 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 BIOGRAPHICAL RESEARCH; 7 MEMORY-WORK; 8 ETHNOGRAPHY; 9 PARTICIPATORY ACTION RESEARCH; 10 QUALITATIVE CASE STUDY RESEARCH; 11 GROUNDED THEORY RESEARCH; PART 3 MANAGING QUALITATIVE RESEARCH; 12 MAKING SENSE OF QUALITATIVE DATA: THE ANALYSIS PROCESS; 13 WRITING A QUALITATIVE RESEARCH PROPOSAL; 14 WRITING A QUALITATIVE RESEARCH REPORT; PART 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; GLOSSARY; REFERENCES; INDEXshow more