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Qualitative inquiry & research design : choosing among five approaches / John W. Creswell.

By: Creswell, John W.
Contributor(s): Creswell, John W. Qualitative inquiry and research design.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Thousand Oaks : Sage Publications, [2007]Copyright date: �2007Edition: 2nd ed.Description: xvii, 395 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 1412916062; 9781412916066; 1412916070; 9781412916073.Other title: Qualitative inquiry and research design.Subject(s): Social sciences -- Methodology | Research -- Design | Research Design | Social sciences -- Research -- MethodologyDDC classification: 300.72
Contents:
Introduction -- Philosophical, paradigm, and interpretive frameworks -- Designing a qualitative study -- Five qualitative approaches to inquiry -- Five different qualitative studies -- Introducing and focusing the study -- Data collection -- Data analysis and representation -- Writing a qualitative study -- Standards of validation and evaluation -- "Turning the story" and conclusion.
Summary: This new version of the text explores the philosophical underpinnings, history, and key elements of each of five qualitative inquiry traditions: narrative research, phenomenology, grounded theory, ethnography, and case study. In this text, John W. Creswell, relates research designs to each of the traditions of inquiry. Creswell compares theoretical frameworks, ways to employ standards of quality, and strategies for writing introductions to studies, collecting data, analyzing data, writing a narrative, and verifying results.
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Previous ed. cataloged as: Qualitative inquiry and research design : choosing among five traditions / John W. Creswell.

Includes bibliographical references (pages 355-369) and indexes.

Introduction -- Philosophical, paradigm, and interpretive frameworks -- Designing a qualitative study -- Five qualitative approaches to inquiry -- Five different qualitative studies -- Introducing and focusing the study -- Data collection -- Data analysis and representation -- Writing a qualitative study -- Standards of validation and evaluation -- "Turning the story" and conclusion.

This new version of the text explores the philosophical underpinnings, history, and key elements of each of five qualitative inquiry traditions: narrative research, phenomenology, grounded theory, ethnography, and case study. In this text, John W. Creswell, relates research designs to each of the traditions of inquiry. Creswell compares theoretical frameworks, ways to employ standards of quality, and strategies for writing introductions to studies, collecting data, analyzing data, writing a narrative, and verifying results.

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