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Collecting and Interpreting Qualitative Materials
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 076191434X, Paperback)In this, the third of a three-volume paperback version of the landmark Handbook of Qualitative Research, editors Norman K Denzin and Yvonna S Lincoln turn to the tasks of collecting, analyzing and interpreting qualitative materials. Part One looks at core topics such as interviewing, document analysis, visual materials, data management, and the use of computers in qualitative research, among others. Part Two examines the criteria for assessing validity in qualitative research, writing as a method of inquiry, program evaluation, and the role of qualitative research in the policy process. The Handbook of Qualitative Research is widely considered to be the state of the art in evaluating the field of qualitative inquiry and is no
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Collecting and interpreting qualitative materials introduces the researcher to basic methods of gathering, analyzing and interpreting qualitative empirical materials. Part 1 moves from interviewing to observing, to the use of artifacts, documents and records from the past; to visual, and autoethnographic methods. It then takes up analysis methods, including computer-assisted methodologies, as well as strategies for analyzing talk, and text. Esther Madriz reads focus groups through critical feminist inquiry, and Erve Chambers discusses applied ethnography. This book will be an ideal supplement for a course on research methods, across a wide number of academic disciplines.
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