Lecturers, click here to request an e-inspection copy of this textQualitative Research Methods is based on the authors' highly successful multidisciplinary qualitative methods workshops, which have been conducted for over a decade.
In this book the authors propose a 'qualitative research cycle' that leads students through the selection of appropriate methods, the collection of data and the transformation of findings into a finished project.
It provides a clear explanation of the nature of qualitative research and its key concepts.
Topics covered include:o formulating qualitative research questionso ethical issueso in-depth interviewso focus group discussionso observationo codingo data analysiso writing up qualitative researchThis text is ideal for any students taking a qualitative methods course or producing a qualitative research project at undergraduate or graduate level.
It is illustrated throughout with case studies and field examples from a range of international contexts.
The practical techniques are also accompanied by the author's own research tools including interview guides, real coded data and comprehensive research checklists.