Naturalistic Inquiry provides social scientists with a basic but comprehensive rationale for non-positivistic approaches to research. It confronts the basic premise underlying the scientific tradition that all questions can be answered by employing empirical, testable, replicable research techniques. The authors maintain that there are scientific facts that existing paradigms cannot explain, and argue against traditional positivistic inquiry. They suggest an alternative approach supporting the use of the naturalistic paradigm.
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Ive read a lot of books on qualitative research to help me develop the methodology for my dissertation research. I would recommend this text only because my research advisor says it is the most ... Read full review
Excellent book by Lincoln and Guba written in a lucid style with detailed examples. I have recommended this book at various levels. I wish to see this book in various languages so that all could have access specially in India and Mumbai where I work I am sure the Marathi and Hindi readers shall gain a lot
Good luck Lincon and Guba
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