Qualitative Research through Case Studies
Although most undergraduates are able to collect qualitative data without too much difficulty, they are often less successful in turning this into an interesting, theoretically-informed analysis.
Qualitative Research through Case Studies will help students improve the quality of their work through introducing a wide range of traditions, including interpretive approaches such as grounded theory, dramaturgical analysis, ethnomethodology and conversation analysis and political approaches such as critical discourse analysis, feminism and postmodern ethnography.
Each chapter introduces the theoretical assumptions of the tradition through discussing a number of case-studies: classic or exemplary studies which illustrate how different researchers have used qualitative methods in researching a variety of topics. There are also practical hints on designing undergraduate projects, exercises and a guide to further reading.
The book is intended for students in a wide range of disciplines and should be particularly useful for complete beginners who are interested in conducting qualitative research as part o
- Paperback | 208 pages
- 156 x 234 x 11.94mm | 320g
- 23 Jul 2001
- SAGE Publications Inc
- Thousand Oaks, United States
- First Edition
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Table of contents
PART ONE: THE INTERPRETIVE TRADITION
Addressing `Lived Experience'
Symbolic Interactionism and Ethnography
Varieties of Symbolic Interactionism
Grounded Theory and Dramaturgical Analysis
PART TWO: CRITICAL PERSPECTIVES
From Description to Critique
Feminism and Qualitative Research
PART THREE: CONCLUSION
The Craft of Qualitative Research
About Dr. Max Travers