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Doing Qualitative Research

Doing Qualitative Research

Second Edition
Edited by:

424 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
`A must for the qualitative researcher whose work primarily lies in the field of healthcare' - Forum for Qualitative Social Research - follow the link below to read the complete review

This completely revised and greatly expanded edition of Doing Qualitative Research spans the spectrum of primary care research, illustrating when methods are appropriate and how to use them. New to this edition are: additional collection methods; a new section on analysis and interpretation; more emphasis on participatory strategies; and suggestions for evaluating quality and enhancing reflexivity incorporated throughout the text.

Each chapter is written by a gifted researcher who: defines their topic and the context of their research; defines key themes and processes; provides examples; explores theory; and shares their excitement of discovery. The book is richly illustrated throughout with detailed examples.

Benjamin F Crabtree and William L Miller
William L Miller and Benjamin F Crabtree
Clinical Research
A Multimethod Typology and Qualitative Roadmap

Anton J Kuzel
Sampling in Qualitative Inquiry
Stephen P Bogdewic
Participant Observation
Valerie J Gilchrist and Robert L Williams
Key Informant Interviews
William L Miller and Benjamin F Crabtree
Depth Interviewing
Judith Belle Brown
The Use of Focus Groups in Clinical Research
William L Miller and Benjamin F Crabtree
The Dance of Interpretation
Richard B Addison
A Grounded Hermeneutic Editing Approach
Benjamin F Crabtree and William L Miller
Using Codes and Code Manuals
A Template Organizing Style of Interpretation

Jeffrey Borkan
Lynn M Meadows and Diane M Dodendorf
Data Management and Interpretation Using Computers To Assist
Jessica H Muller
Narrative Approaches to Qualitative Research in Primary Care
Virginia Elderkin-Thompson and Howard Waitzkin
Using Video Tapes in Qualitative Research
Virginia A Aita and Helen E McIlvain
An Armchair Adventure in Case Study Research
Janecke Thesen and Anton J Kuzel
Participatory Inquiry
Benjamin F Crabtree and William L Miller
Researching Practice Settings
A Case Study Approach

Kirsti Malterud
Making Changes with Key Questions in Medical Practices
Studying What Makes a Difference

Richard M Frankel
Standards of Qualitative Research
Lucy M Candib, Kurt C Stange and Wendy Levinson
Qualitative Research
Perspectives on the Future


"The strengths of this book are many. Of particular note is the first chapter, in which Miller and Crabtree present a ‘road map’ or research methods. They identify five styles of inquiry, ranging from experimental to philosophic, based on the focus and intent of the research. In further evaluation, they then match research aims and analysis objectives with these styles. This clear and succinct discussion not only helps put the various research styles in perspective but also helps one to see the relationship between the aim of the research, analysis objectives, research question(s), and style. . . ." 

Qualitative Health Research

Recommended as an additional text to our nursing students.

Mrs Penny Farrelly
Faculty of Society and Health, Bucks New University
May 8, 2013

this is a good book for my qualitative Masters degree research students, I currently have 4 students and I have highly recommended this book to them, the students in the VRM401 class still have an option of quantitative or qualitative research but again I have recommended this book. I have requested the library to order a copy for each of our 3 campuses as well.

Mrs Margaret Williams
Nursing, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University
July 19, 2011

A detailed book on carrying out qualitative research that students will find useful as a reference book

Mrs Penny Farrelly
Faculty of Society and Health, Bucks New University
January 17, 2011

Essential reading for MH students undertaking research module

Mrs Rebecca Rylance
Faculty of Health & Social Sciences, Liverpool John Moores University
May 7, 2010

Comprehensive text that addresses all the needs of my course.

Michelle Miller-Day
[DEPARTMENT NOT SPECIFIED], Pennsylvania State University
November 11, 2009

Benjamin F. Crabtree, PhD

Benjamin F. Crabtree, PhD, MA is a medical anthropologist and Distinguished Professor in the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.  He is a full member of the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey in the Cancer Prevention and Control Research Program.  Ben earned his master’s degree in applied anthropology from the University of South Florida and his doctorate in medical anthropology from the University of Connecticut.  Prior to his current appointment, Ben was on the faculty of the departments of family medicine at the University of Connecticut and the University of... More About Author

William Lloyd Miller, MD, MA

William L. Miller, MD, MA is a family physician anthropologist and Chair Emeritus at the Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN), Department of Family Medicine in Allentown, Pennsylvania, and a Professor of Family Medicine at the University of South Florida Morsani School of Medicine for which LVHN serves as a branch campus.  Will earned a master's degree in medical anthropology from Wake Forest University and received his medical degree from the University of North Carolina School of Medicine.  After completing his family medicine residency at Harrisburg Hospital, Will entered private practice in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania where he... More About Author

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