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Analyzing Qualitative Data

Analyzing Qualitative Data

Second Edition

Volume: 6
Other Titles in:
Qualitative Research

September 2018 | 232 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

This book tackles the challenges of how to make sense of qualitative data. It offers students and researchers a hands-on guide to the practicalities of coding, comparing data, and using computer-assisted qualitative data analysis. Lastly, Gibbs shows you how to bring it all together, so you can see the steps of qualitative analysis, understand the central place of coding, ensure analytic quality and write effectively to present your results.

1. The Nature of Qualitative Analysis
2. Data preparation
3. Writing
4. Thematic coding and categorizing
5. Analyzing biographical narrative and discursive elements
6. Comparative Analysis
7. Analytic Quality and Ethics
8. Getting started with computer assisted qualitative data analysis
9. Searching and other analytic activities using software
10. Putting it all together

Graham Gibbs

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ISBN: 9781473915817

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