Qualitative research practice : a guide for social science students and researchers (Book, 2003) [WorldCat.org]
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Qualitative research practice : a guide for social science students and researchers

Qualitative research practice : a guide for social science students and researchers

Author: Jane Ritchie; Jane Lewis
Publisher: London ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Providing a clear and accessible account of the qualitative research process, this book discusses the different forms and uses of qualitative research, the design, data collection, analysis and reporting.
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Genre/Form: Guide (Descripteur de forme)
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jane Ritchie; Jane Lewis
ISBN: 0761971092 9780761971092 0761971106 9780761971108
OCLC Number: 52496470
Description: xv, 336 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: The foundations of qualitative research / Dawn Snape, Liz Spencer --
The applications of qualitative methods to social research / Jane Ritchie --
Design issues / Jane Lewis --
Designing and selecting samples / Jane Ritchie, Jane Lewis, Gillian Elam --
Designing fieldwork strategies and materials / Sue Arthur, James Nazroo --
In-depth interviews / Robin Legard, Jill Keegan, Kit Ward --
Focus groups / Helen Finch, Jane Lewis --
Analysis: practices, principles and processes / Liz Spencer, Jane Ritchie, William O'Connor --
Carrying out qualitative analysis / Jane Ritchie, Liz Spencer, William O'Connor --
Generalising from qualitative research / Jane Lewis, Jane Ritchie --
Reporting and presenting qualitative data / Clarissa White, Kandy Woodfield, Jane Ritchie.
Responsibility: edited by Jane Ritchie and Jane Lewis.
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