Research Methods: Qualitative Methods

  • Social Science Research: A Cross Section of Journal Articles for Discussion & Evaluation book cover

    Social Science Research

    A Cross Section of Journal Articles for Discussion & Evaluation, 7th Edition

    By Turner C Lomand

    • This new edition gives students valuable practice in reading and evaluating research. All major methods of research are illustrated, including qualitative research, content/document analysis, survey research, observational research, experimental research, and program evaluation. • The articles…

    Paperback – 2012-04-01

  • Duoethnography: Dialogic Methods for Social, Health, and Educational Research book cover


    Dialogic Methods for Social, Health, and Educational Research, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joe Norris, Richard D Sawyer, Darren Lund

    Duoethnography is a collaborative research methodology in which two or more researchers juxtapose their life histories in order to provide multiple understandings of a social phenomenon. Using their own biographies as sites of research and creating dialogic narratives, they provide multiple…

    Paperback – 2012-02-29
    Developing Qualitative Inquiry

  • A Cross Section of Educational Research: Journal Articles for Discussion and Evaluation book cover

    A Cross Section of Educational Research

    Journal Articles for Discussion and Evaluation, 5th Edition

    By Lawrence S Lyne

    • This collection of research articles emphasizes topics of interest to classroom teachers. • The 38 research articles illustrate: •survey research •quantitative content analysis •correlational research •true experimental research •quasi-experimental research •pre-experimental research •…

    Paperback – 2012-01-01

  • Reuben's Fall: A Rhizomatic Analysis of Disobedience in Kindergarten book cover

    Reuben's Fall

    A Rhizomatic Analysis of Disobedience in Kindergarten, 1st Edition

    By Sheri L Leafgren

    This study offers a lens on two kindergarten classrooms, examining moments of disobedience as children interacted with children, their teachers, and the space and time elements of the classroom environments. Through Eisner’s educational criticism, author Sherry Leafgren also examines the elements…

    Paperback – 2011-10-15
    International Institute for Qualitative Methodology Series

  • Essentials of Transdisciplinary Research: Using Problem-Centered Methodologies book cover

    Essentials of Transdisciplinary Research

    Using Problem-Centered Methodologies, 1st Edition

    By Patricia Leavy

    Transdisciplinary research is issue-driven, addressing contemporary social questions from a range of critical theoretical perspectives unhampered by the theoretical and methodological restrictions of traditional disciplinary boundaries. In this brief, informative guide, Patricia Leavy shows how a…

    Paperback – 2011-09-15
    Qualitative Essentials

  • Building In Research and Evaluation: Human Inquiry for Living Systems book cover

    Building In Research and Evaluation

    Human Inquiry for Living Systems, 1st Edition

    By Yoland Wadsworth

    Yoland Wadsworth’s ground-breaking proposition is that the act of inquiry is the way by which every living organism and all collective human life goes about continuously learning, improving and changing. Building in Research and Evaluation explores this new approach, a basic theory of human…

    Paperback – 2011-07-15

  • Do It Yourself Social Research book cover

    Do It Yourself Social Research

    3rd Edition

    By Yoland Wadsworth

    With the rapid growth of collaborative, indigenous, and community-based research, one of the key challenges researchers face is finding an effective way of involving non-researchers in the research process. Do It Yourself Social Research has been a best-selling methodology guide for action research…

    Paperback – 2011-07-15

  • Everyday Evaluation on the Run book cover

    Everyday Evaluation on the Run

    3rd Edition

    By Yoland Wadsworth

    Evaluating programs has become a fixture in the human service sector. In many cases, program staff are asked to conduct the evaluation without any training on how to properly do it. This widely used introduction to evaluation is intended for non-specialists who need to do evaluation as part of a…

    Paperback – 2011-07-15

  • Essentials of Qualitative Interviewing book cover

    Essentials of Qualitative Interviewing

    1st Edition

    By Karin Olson

    Karin Olson’s brief, accessible guide to the principles and practices of qualitative interviewing is a welcome addition for students and novice practitioners in a wide array of fields. Interview is the most common method for gaining information in the social realm, so there are a bewildering array…

    Paperback – 2011-06-15
    Qualitative Essentials

  • Body, Paper, Stage: Writing and Performing Autoethnography book cover

    Body, Paper, Stage

    Writing and Performing Autoethnography, 1st Edition

    By Tami Spry

    Tami Spry provides a methodological introduction to the budding field of performative autoethnography. She intertwines three necessary elements comprising the process. First one must understand the body – navigating concepts of self, culture, language, class, race, gender, and physicality. The…

    Paperback – 2011-04-30
    Qualitative Inquiry and Social Justice

  • Qualitative Inquiry and Global Crises book cover

    Qualitative Inquiry and Global Crises

    1st Edition

    Edited by Norman K Denzin, Michael D Giardina

    This plenary volume from the Sixth International Congress on Qualitative Inquiry (2010) highlights the variety of roles played by qualitative researchers in addressing global communities in crisis. It shows how qualitative researchers can bridge gaps in cultural and linguistic understanding to…

    Paperback – 2011-03-31
    International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry Series

  • Leaning: A Poetics of Personal Relations book cover


    A Poetics of Personal Relations, 1st Edition

    By Ronald J Pelias

    Ronald J Pelias explores leaning as a metaphor for analyzing interpersonal interaction. Bodies leaning toward one another are engaged, developing the potential for long-lasting, meaningful relationships. But this ideal is not often realized. Pelias makes use of a wide variety of tools such as…

    Paperback – 2011-03-01
    Writing Lives: Ethnographic Narratives

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