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On writing qualitative research : living by words

On writing qualitative research : living by words

Author: Margot Ely
Publisher: London ; Washington, D.C. : Falmer Press, 1997.
Series: Falmer Press teachers' library series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Written for both beginning and experienced researchers, this book is about creating research writhing that is useful, believable, and interesting. The authors recognise that qualitative reports are inevitably ways of telling stories. Blending rigorous scholarship with a clear, accessible style, they examine the processes, rhetorical devices, and other tools researchers use to craft stories that evoke complexity of  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Margot Ely
ISBN: 0750706023 9780750706025 0750706031 9780750706032
OCLC Number: 37282224
Notes: Series statement on jacket.
Description: ix, 411 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Ch. 1. To You From Us --
Ch. 2. What Is There about Writing? --
Ch. 3. Creating Forms; Informing Understanding --
Ch. 4. Working in Analytic Modes --
Ch. 5. Working in Interpretive Modes --
Ch. 6. Negotiating, Collaborating, Responding --
Ch. 7. Ripples on the Self/Ripples on Others --
Ch. 8. Qualitative Research Writing: What Makes It Worthwhile After All?
Series Title: Falmer Press teachers' library series.
Responsibility: Margot Ely [and others].
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Written for both new and experienced researchers, this book is about creating research writing that is useful, believable and interesting.  Read more...


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'This book is a shining example of compelling, communicative writing. It is well exemplified from a wide range of perspectives, each analysed and used as part of a story. The authors are careful not Read more...

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