Research Methods: Qualitative Methods

  • Narrating the Closet: An Autoethnography of Same-Sex Attraction book cover

    Narrating the Closet

    An Autoethnography of Same-Sex Attraction, 1st Edition

    By Tony E Adams

    Motivated by the death of his partner, Adams seeks to redefine the closet as a relational construct between all people and all sexualities. The closet is explored at each stage—entering it, inhabiting it, and coming out of it—and strategies are offered for reframing difficult closet experiences.…

    Paperback – 2011-02-28
    Writing Lives: Ethnographic Narratives

  • Essentials of Accessible Grounded Theory book cover

    Essentials of Accessible Grounded Theory

    1st Edition

    By Phyllis Noerager Stern, Caroline Jane Porr

    Phyllis Noerager Stern and Caroline Porr provide the most accessible description of grounded theory methods to date in this brief, clear, and useful guide. Based on the foundational work of Barney Glaser, the volume reflects the complexity of conducting grounded theory research-- not something that…

    Paperback – 2011-01-01
    Qualitative Essentials

  • Practical Research Methods for Nonprofit and Public Administrators book cover

    Practical Research Methods for Nonprofit and Public Administrators

    1st Edition

    By Elizabeth O'Sullivan, Gary R. Rassel, Jocelyn DeVance Taliaferro

    Organized around the four types of studies typically conducted by effective managers and programs, Practical Research Methods for Nonprofit and Public Administrators integrates traditional research methods topics with specific management applications. This unique text includes extensive…

    Paperback – 2010-10-01

  • Essentials of Field Relationships book cover

    Essentials of Field Relationships

    1st Edition

    By Amy Kaler, Melanie Beres

    Field research can consist of trekking across the globe to study peoples in exotic cultural settings. It can also mean strapping on your running shoes and observing behavior at the local market. Regardless of whether the researcher is “at home” or away, the development of research relationships is…

    Paperback – 2010-06-15
    Qualitative Essentials

  • The Qualitative Manifesto: A Call to Arms book cover

    The Qualitative Manifesto

    A Call to Arms, 1st Edition

    By Norman K. Denzin

    Now issued as part of the Routledge Education Classic Edition series, A Qualitative Manifesto provides a "call to arms" for researchers from the leading figure in the qualitative research commnunity, Norman Denzin. Denzin asks for a research tradition engaged in social justice, sensitive to…

    Paperback – 2010-06-15

  • Qualitative Inquiry and Human Rights book cover

    Qualitative Inquiry and Human Rights

    1st Edition

    Edited by Norman K Denzin, Michael D Giardina

    Qualitative researchers are increasingly being called upon to become human rights advocates, to help individuals and communities honor the sanctity of life, and to promote the core values of privacy, justice, freedom, peace, and human dignity. In this volume of plenary papers from the Fifth…

    Paperback – 2010-05-15
    International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry Series

  • Overseas Research II: A Practical Guide book cover

    Overseas Research II

    A Practical Guide, 1st Edition

    By Christopher B. Barrett, Jeffrey Cason

    Researchers in developing countries often find that the particular country in which they work presents a range of unforeseen challenges. Indeed, their ability to carry out effective scholarship is often highly dependent on these factors. The great differences between working in countries as varied…

    Paperback – 2010-02-25

  • Playbuilding as Qualitative Research: A Participatory Arts-Based Approach book cover

    Playbuilding as Qualitative Research

    A Participatory Arts-Based Approach, 1st Edition

    By Joe Norris

    This book is for both art-based researchers and research-informed artists, exploring the theatrical genre known as Collective Creation, or Playbuilding. Performers generate data around chosen topics— from addiction and sexuality to qualitative research—by compiling scenes from their disparate…

    Paperback – 2010-01-01
    Developing Qualitative Inquiry

  • Betweener Talk: Decolonizing Knowledge Production, Pedagogy, and Praxis book cover

    Betweener Talk

    Decolonizing Knowledge Production, Pedagogy, and Praxis, 1st Edition

    By Marcelo Diversi, Claudio Moreira

    In this literary, co-constructed narrative, two Brazilian scholars explore the spaces “in-between”—between their own biographies, one raised privileged, the other poor; between the experience of being raised in Brazil and finding acceptance in United States universities; between their lives in the…

    Paperback – 2009-09-15
    Qualitative Inquiry and Social Justice

  • Qualitative Inquiry and the Politics of Evidence book cover

    Qualitative Inquiry and the Politics of Evidence

    1st Edition

    Edited by Norman K Denzin, Michael D Giardina

    What is evidence in qualitative inquiry and how is it evaluated? What is true or false in research is strongly influenced by socially defined criteria and by the politics of academia. In providing an alternative to conservative science, qualitative researchers are often victimized by these…

    Paperback – 2009-08-15
    International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry Series

  • Qualitative Inquiry Under Fire: Toward a New Paradigm Dialogue book cover

    Qualitative Inquiry Under Fire

    Toward a New Paradigm Dialogue, 1st Edition

    By Norman K Denzin

    This collection of recent works by Norman K. Denzin provides a history of the field of qualitative inquiry over the past two decades. As perhaps the leading proponent of this style of research, Denzin has led the way toward more performative writing, toward conceptualizing research in terms of…

    Paperback – 2009-08-15

  • Interpretive Description book cover

    Interpretive Description

    1st Edition

    By Sally Thorne

    This book is designed to guide both new and more seasoned researchers through the steps of conceiving, designing, and implementing coherent research capable of generating new insights in clinical settings. Drawing from a variety of theoretical, methodological, and substantive strands, interpretive…

    Paperback – 2009-07-15

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