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Interpreting Qualitative Data: Methods for Analysing Talk, Text and…
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0803987587, Paperback)Based on worked-through examples and student exercises, David Silverman's critical text spans the range of different approaches within the qualitative tradition. The author considers the relations between qualitative and quantitative methods in social research and the strengths of specific methodologies.
In particular, the book focuses on: issues of observation, analysis and validity in qualitative research; the theoretical underpinnings, methodological consequences and practical applicability of major traditions of qualitative research, including ethnography, symbolic interactionism, conversation analysis and ethnomethodology; the centrality of language as the medium of communication of the subjects of qualitative research
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This text offers practical and sensible advice on the central issues involved in qualitative research, from one of the leading researchers. The book assesses an unrivalled range of qualitative methods, and the strengths of methodologies.
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