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Essentials of Qualitative Inquiry

1st Edition

By Maria J Mayan


172 pages

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This brief, inexpensive guide introduces students and novices to the key elements of qualitative research methods. Written in a friendly, conversational style, replete with good examples from multiple disciplines, student exercises, and key points to remember, the volume works ideally with other qualitative textbooks to provide a comprehensive overview to qualitative methods for students. Chapters cover the essentials of theory building, research design, methods, data collection and analysis, writing, ethics, rigor and proposal writing.

Table of Contents

1. What is Qualitative Inquiry?; 2. Theory and Method; 3. Method; 4. Research Question and Sampling; 5. Data Collection; 6. Data Analysis; 7. Rigor; 8. Proposal Writing; 9. Ethics Boards, Risk and Qualitative Research; 10. Representation, Writing and Reflexivity

About the Series

Qualitative Essentials

Qualitative Essentials is a books series providing a comprehensive but succinct overview of topics in qualitative inquiry. These books will fill an important niche in qualitative methods for students--and others new to qualitative research--who require rapid but complete perspective on specific methods, strategies, and important topics. Written by leaders in qualitative inquiry, alone or in combination, these books will be an excellent resource for instructors and students from all disciplines.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PSYCHOLOGY / Research & Methodology