Qualitative Research Practice: A Guide for Social Science Students and Researchers
Jane Ritchie, Jane Lewis, Carol McNaughton Nicholls, Rachel Ormston
SAGE, Nov 12, 2013 - Social Science - 456 pages
Why use qualitative methods? What kinds of questions can qualitative methods help you answer? How do you actually do rigorous and reflective qualitative research in the real world?
Written by a team of leading researchers associated with NatCen Social Research (the National Centre for Social Research) this textbook leads students and researchers through the entire process of qualitative research from beginning to end - moving through design, sampling, data collection, analysis and reporting. In this fully revised second edition you will find:
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