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The coding manual for qualitative researchers

The coding manual for qualitative researchers

Author: Johnny Saldaña
Publisher: London ; Thousand Oaks, California : SAGE, [2016] ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3EView all editions and formats
Johnny Saldana's unique and invaluable manual demystifies the qualitative coding process with a comprehensive assessment of different coding types, examples and exercises. The ideal reference is essential reading across the social sciences and neatly guides you through the multiple approaches available for coding qualitative data. An array of strategies, from the straightforward to the more complex, are skillfully  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Johnny Saldaña
ISBN: 9781473902480 1473902487 9781473902497 1473902495
OCLC Number: 930445694
Description: xiv, 339 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: 1 An introduction to codes and coding --
Chapter summary --
Purposes of the manual --
What is a code? --
Codifying and categorizing --
What gets coded? --
Coding techniques --
The numbers of codes --
Manual and CAQDAS coding --
Solo and team coding --
Necessary personal attributes for coding on method --
2 Writing analytic memos about narrative and visual data --
Chapter summary --
The purposes of analytic memo writing --
What is an analytic memo? --
Examples of analytic memos --
Coding and categorizing analytic memos --
Grounded theory and its coding canon --
Analyzing visual data --
3 First cycle coding methods --
Chapter summary --
The coding cycles --
Selecting the appropriate coding method(s) --
Two common coding errors --
Overview of first cycle coding methods --
The coding methods profiles --
Grammatical methods --
Elemental methods --
Affective methods --
Literary and language methods --
Exploratory methods --
Procedural methods --
Themeing the data --
Forms for additional first cycle coding methods --
4 After first cycle coding --
Chapter summary --
Post-coding transitions --
Eclectic coding --
Code mapping and landscaping --
Operational model diagramming --
Additional transition methods --
Transitioning to second cycle coding methods --
5 Second cycle coding methods --
Chapter summary --
The goals of second cycle methods --
Overview of second cycle coding methods --
Second cycle coding methods --
Forms of additional second cycle coding methods --
6 After second cycle coding --
Chapter summary --
Post-coding and pre-writing transitions --
Focusing strategies --
From coding to theorizing --
Formatting matters --
Writing about coding --
Ordering and reordering --
Assistance from others --
Closure --
Appendices: A glossary of methods ; A glossary of analytic recommendations ; Field note, interview transcript, and document samples for coding ; Exercises and activities for coding and qualitative data analytic skill development.
Responsibility: Johnny Saldaña.
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Systematically introducing readers to over 30 coding techniques, this new edition is now supported by a brand new website with links to videos, example of approaches in action and downloadable  Read more...


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This book is a must for all fieldworkers who work closely with interview, narrative, and visual materials. It is thoughtful, well-written, and inclusive. The appendices alone are invaluable! -- Read more...

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