Handbook of qualitative research

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Norman K. Denzin, Yvonna S. Lincoln
Sage Publications, 1994 - Medical - 643 pages
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The Handbook is the first attempt to synthesize the huge amount of activity and change there has been in recent years in qualitative research. Contributors to this authoritative volume come from a diverse range of disciplines and countries, making it an essential resource and benchmark for anyone doing work in this international, interdisciplinary tradition. The book moves from the theoretical to the specific, examining the various paradigms for doing qualitative work, the strategies developed for studying people in their setting, and a variety of techniques for collecting, analyzing, interpreting and reporting findings. Issues of history, ethics, settings and the future of the discipline - both in traditional and ap

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Contents

Locating the Field
19
Traditions Preferences and Postures in Applied Qualitative Research
60
Reinventing Self and Other in Qualitative Research
70
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About the author (1994)

Norman K. Denzin is Distinguished Professor of Communications, College of Communications Scholar, and Research Professor of Communications, Sociology and Humanities, at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. He is the author, editor, or co-editor of numerous books, including The Qualitative Manifesto, Qualitative Inquiry Under Fire, and Performance Ethnography: Critical Pedagogy and the Politics of Culture. He is past editor of The Sociological Quarterly, co-editor of Qualitative Inquiry, founding editor of Cultural Studies-Critical Methodologies, editor of International Review of Qualitative Research, editor of Studies in Symbolic Interaction, and founding Director of the International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry.

Yvonna S. Lincoln is Professor of Higher Education and Educational Administration at Texas A & M University. She is author, coauthor, or editor of such books as Naturalistic Inquiry and Fourth Generation Evaluation (both with Egon G. Guba), and Organizational Theory and Inquiry. Vice President of Division J (Postsecondary Education) of the American Educational Research Association, Dr. Lincoln formerly served as president of the American Evaluation Association and is the recipient of many prestigious awards. Dr. Lincoln coedited, with Dr. Denzin, the Handbook of Qualitative Research.

 

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