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Qualitative Gerontology : a Contemporary Perspective.

Author: Graham D Rowles; Dr Nancy E Schoenberg
Publisher: New York : Springer Pub. Co., 2001.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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The authors provide a contemporary perspective on the status of qualitative research in gerontology. The second edition examines recent trends in the application of qualitative methodologies and the emergence of new qualitative techniques such as focus groups, studies of personal histories, and the use of photography. Chapters include discussions of critical and feminist perspectives, practice issues, ethical  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Graham D Rowles; Dr Nancy E Schoenberg
ISBN: 9780826116697 0826116698
OCLC Number: 476262914
Description: 1 online resource (303 pages)
Contents: Contents; Contributors; Preface; Part I: Introduction; Part II: Telling Stories; Part III: Being There; Part IV: "Let's Talk"; Part V: Hybrid Vigor; Part VI: Looking and Seeing; Part VII: Perspective; Index.

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The authors provide a contemporary perspective on the status of qualitative research in gerontology. The second edition examines recent trends in the application of qualitative methodologies and the emergence of new qualitative techniques such as focus groups, studies of personal histories, and the use of photography. Chapters include discussions of critical and feminist perspectives, practice issues, ethical issues, and the contribution of qualitative research to the progress of science.

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