Interpretive Description : Qualitative Research for Applied Practice, Paperback Book

Interpretive Description : Qualitative Research for Applied Practice Paperback

Part of the Developing Qualitative Inquiry series


The first edition of Interpretive Description established itself as the key resource for novice and intermediate level researchers in applied settings for conducting a qualitative research project with practical outcomes.

In the second edition, leading qualitative researcher Sally Thorne retains the clear, straightforward guidance for researchers and students in health, social service, mental health, and related fields.

This new edition includes additional material on knowledge synthesis and integration, evidence-based practice, and data analysis.

In addition, this book takes the reader through the qualitative research process, from research design through fieldwork, analysis, interpretation, and application of the results;provides numerous examples from a variety of applied fields to show research in action;uses an accessible style and affordable price to be the ideal book for teaching qualitative research in clinical and applied disciplines.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 336 pages
  • Publisher: Left Coast Press Inc
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  • Category: Social research & statistics
  • ISBN: 9781629582993

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