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An Introduction to Qualitative Research

Fifth Edition
  • Uwe Flick - Freie Universtität Berlin, Germany
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March 2017 | 616 pages | SAGE Texts

In the new edition of his bestselling book, Uwe Flick introduces the main theoretical approaches to qualitative research, and provides unmatched coverage of the full range of methods available to qualitative researchers. Organised around the process of doing qualitative research, the book guides you through ethics, research design, data collection and data analysis.

New to this edition:

• A new chapter outlining methodological approaches to qualitative research

• New introductory sections at the beginning of each of the book’s seven parts, which also define the key terms

• Lots of new practical examples that show how to carry out all aspects of a qualitative research project

• New exercises that help to test your understanding of what you’ve read

• A brand new companion website full of resources for lecturers and students including suggested answers to the exercises in the book, full text journal articles and links to additional resources

 

 
Publisher's Acknowledge
 
Preface to the Fifth Edition
 
PART ONE: FRAMEWORK
 
Guide to this Book
 
Qualitative Research: Why And How to Do It
 
Qualitative and Quantitative Research
 
Approaches to Qualitative Research
 
Ethics of Qualitative Research
 
PART TWO: THEORY IN QUALITATIVE RESEARCH
 
Using the Existing Literature
 
Theories Underlying Qualitative Research
 
Texts as Data in Qualitative Research
 
PART THREE: RESEARCH DESIGN
 
Designing Qualitative Research
 
The Qualitative Research Process
 
Research Questions
 
Entering the Field
 
Sampling
 
Triangulation
 
PART FOUR: VERBAL DATA
 
Collecting Verbal Data
 
Interviews
 
Focus Groups
 
Using Narrative Data
 
PART FIVE: DATA BEYOND TALK
 
Collecting Data Beyond Talk
 
Observation and Ethnography
 
Visual Data: Photography, Film & Video
 
Using Documents as Data
 
PART SIX: QUALITATIVE DATA ANALYSIS
 
Qualitative Data Analysis
 
Transcription and Data Management
 
Grounded Theory Coding
 
Thematic Coding and Content Analysis
 
Naturally Occuring Data: Conversation, Discourse, and Hermeneutic Analysis
 
Using Software in Qualitative Data Analysis
 
PART SEVEN: GROUNDING, WRITING AND OUTLOOK
 
Quality of Qualitative Research: Criteria and Beyond
 
Writing Qualitative Research
 
State of the Art and the Future
 
Glossary
 
References
 
Subject Index

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Uwe Flick

Uwe Flick is a professor of qualitative research at Freie Universität Berlin, Germany. He is a psychologist and sociologist and holds a PhD from Freie Universität Berlin. He has been professor at Alice Salomon University (Berlin) and at University of Vienna, Austria. His main research interests include qualitative methods, access to labor market for refugees and after migration, social representations of health, vulnerability, youth homelessness, and technological change in everyday life. He edited The SAGE Handbook of Qualitative Data Analysis (SAGE, 2014), The SAGE Handbook of Qualitative Data Collection (SAGE, 2018), The SAGE... More About Author

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ISBN: 9789386062741
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