Introduction to Qualitative Research Methods in Psychology

Introduction to Qualitative Research Methods in Psychology

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Now in its third edition, Dennis Howitt's Introduction to Qualitative Methods in Psychology is better than ever. This trusted and valuable student resources provides clear explanations and examples that take the reader through qualitative research from data collection to analysis. It also features dedicated sections offering guidance on ethics, quality and report writing. Methods are broken down to give step-by-step practical advice and guidance, ensuring that students can understand the theory and carry out their own research. All of this is achieved while providing a thorough theoretical and historical context for the qualitative methods.
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  • Paperback | 600 pages
  • 193 x 264 x 23mm | 1,264g
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • 3rd New edition
  • 1292082992
  • 9781292082998
  • 288,486

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Table of contents

Part 1 Background to qualitative methods in psychology 1
1 What is qualitative research in psychology and was it really hidden? 5
2 How qualitative methods developed in psychology: the qualitative revolution 30
Part 2 Qualitative data collection

3 Qualitative interviewing 59
4 focus groups 88
5 ethnography/participant observation 108
Part 3 Qualitative data analysis

6 Data transcription methods 134
7 thematic analysis 162
8 Qualitative data analysis: grounded theory development 185
9 social constructionist discourse analysis and discursive psychology 213
10 conversation analysis 251
11 foucauldian discourse analysis 280
12 Phenomenology 308
13 interpretative phenomenological analysis (iPA) 339
14 narrative analysis 365
Part 4 Planning and writing up qualitative research

15 Writing a qualitative report 392
16 ensuring quality in qualitative research 424
17 ethics and data management in qualitative research 448
18 examples of qualitative report writing: learning the good and bad points 478
Glossary 519
References 541
Name index 000
Subject index 000
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About Dennis Howitt

Dennis Howitt is at Loughborough University
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