Research Methods: Qualitative Methods

  • Handbook of Autoethnography book cover

    Handbook of Autoethnography

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stacy Holman Jones, Tony E Adams, Carolyn Ellis

    In this definitive reference volume, almost fifty leading thinkers and practitioners of autoethnographic research—from four continents and a dozen disciplines—comprehensively cover its vision, opportunities and challenges. Chapters address the theory, history, and ethics of autoethnographic…

    Paperback – 2015-02-28

  • Research from the Inside Out: Lessons from Exemplary Studies in Communication book cover

    Research from the Inside Out

    Lessons from Exemplary Studies in Communication, 1st Edition

    By Thomas Hugh Feeley

    Designed for advanced undergraduate and graduate courses, Research from the Inside Out is an insider's guide to conducting empirically-based research. Showcasing eight research projects resulting in academic and professional papers, this practical supplementary text is an indispensable resource for…

    Paperback – 2014-09-30

  • Transcribing Silence: Culture, Relationships, and Communication book cover

    Transcribing Silence

    Culture, Relationships, and Communication, 1st Edition

    By Kristine L Muñoz

    Kristine Muñoz’s volume of short narrative works-- autoethnographies and fictional stories—explore many dimensions of silence, a crucial but often overlooked communication phenomenon, one that drives much of everyday talk and relationships. Framed by an introductory essay that synthesizes research…

    Paperback – 2014-09-15
    Writing Lives: Ethnographic Narratives

  • Qualitative Inquiry Outside the Academy book cover

    Qualitative Inquiry Outside the Academy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Norman K Denzin, Michael D Giardina

    This volume of plenary addresses and other key presentations from the 2013 International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry shows how scholars convert inquiry into spaces of advocacy in the outside world. The original chapters engage in debate on how qualitative research can be best used to advance…

    Paperback – 2014-05-31
    International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry Series

  • Coming to Narrative: A Personal History of Paradigm Change in the Human Sciences book cover

    Coming to Narrative

    A Personal History of Paradigm Change in the Human Sciences, 1st Edition

    By Arthur P Bochner

    Reflecting on a 50 year university career, Distinguished Professor Arthur Bochner, former President of the National Communication Association, discloses a lived history, both academic and personal, that has paralleled many of the paradigm shifts in the human sciences inspired by the turn toward…

    Paperback – 2014-04-15
    Writing Lives: Ethnographic Narratives

  • Pedagogy of Solidarity book cover

    Pedagogy of Solidarity

    1st Edition

    By Paulo Freire, Ana Maria Araújo Freire, Walter de Oliveira

    Famous Brazilian educational and social theorist Paulo Freire presents his ideas on the importance of community solidarity in moving toward social justice in schools and society. In a set of talks and interviews shortly before his death, Freire addresses issues not often highlighted in his work,…

    Paperback – 2014-03-31
    Qualitative Inquiry and Social Justice

  • Phenomenology of Practice: Meaning-Giving Methods in Phenomenological Research and Writing book cover

    Phenomenology of Practice

    Meaning-Giving Methods in Phenomenological Research and Writing, 1st Edition

    By Max van Manen

    Max van Manen offers an extensive exploration of phenomenological traditions and methods for the human sciences. It is his first comprehensive statement of phenomenological thought and research in over a decade. Phenomenology of practice refers to the meaning and practice of phenomenology in…

    Paperback – 2014-03-31
    Developing Qualitative Inquiry

  • Sport Industry Research and Analysis: An Approach to Informed Decision Making book cover

    Sport Industry Research and Analysis

    An Approach to Informed Decision Making, 1st Edition

    By Jacquelyn Cuneen, David Tobar

    Sport Industry Research & Analysis offers a no-nonsense, straightforward approach to the study of research design and statistical analysis in the sport enterprise. Each chapter outlines real-world instances in which research and statistics contribute to bottom-line decisions. The book includes…

    Paperback – 2014-03-01

  • An Introduction to Discourse Analysis: Theory and Method book cover

    An Introduction to Discourse Analysis

    Theory and Method, 4th Edition

    By James Paul Gee

    Discourse analysis considers how language, both spoken and written, enacts social and cultural perspectives and identities. Assuming no prior knowledge of linguistics, An Introduction to Discourse Analysis examines the field and presents James Paul Gee’s unique integrated approach which…

    Paperback – 2014-01-24

  • Conducting Research: Social and Behavioral Science Methods book cover

    Conducting Research

    Social and Behavioral Science Methods, 2nd Edition

    By Lawrence T Orcher

    • Prepares students to conduct their first empirical research study, with quantitative and qualitative methods covered in detail. Common features as well as differences between the two research approaches are explored. • While theoretical material is included, the emphasis is on providing practical…

    Paperback – 2014-01-01

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

    A Cross Section of Nursing Research

    Journal Articles for Discussion and Evaluation, 6th Edition

    By Roberta J Peteva

    • The 39 research articles in this collection illustrate a wide variety of models for both quantitative and qualitative nursing research. •The lines in each article are sequentially numbered, which facilitates classroom discussions by allowing professors and students to pinpoint specific parts of…

    Paperback – 2014-01-01

  • Questionnaire Research: A Practical Guide book cover

    Questionnaire Research

    A Practical Guide, 4th Edition

    By Mildred L Patten

    • Provides step-by-step guidance for students who will be conducting their first surveys to collect factual information, measure attitudes, and evaluate products, services, and programs using questionnaires. • Each chapter is structured around easy-to-follow guidelines. • Numerous examples…

    Paperback – 2014-01-01

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