The American Tradition in Qualitative Research

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Norman K Denzin, Yvonna S Lincoln
SAGE Publications, Nov 2, 2001 - Social Science - 1580 pages
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The four volumes cover six central themes in American Qualitative Research: (1) History, Ethics, Politics; (2) Paradigms (positivism, postpositivism, interpretive theory, queer theory, Marxism, Feminism, cultural studies, standpoint theory; (3) Strategies of Inquiry (Ethnography, Case Study, Life Story, Historical Method, Grounded Theory, Action Research, Ethnomethodology); (4) Methods of Collecting Empirical Materials (Interview, Observation, Document Analysis, Visual Culture, Narrative Content, Semiotic Methods); (5) Interpretive Practices (Causal Modules, Interpretive Validity, Politics of Interpretation, Art of Writing; (6) The Future.

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Contents

Appendix of Sources
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Revisiting Street Corner Society After Fifty Years
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Life History and the Critique of American Sociological Practice
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Copyright

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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. Denzin is the author or editor of more than two dozen books, including Indians  on Display; Custer on Canvas; The Qualitative Manifesto; Qualitative Inquiry Under Fire; Searching for Yellowstone; Reading Race; Interpretive Ethnography; The Cinematic Society; The Voyeur’s Gaze; and The Alcoholic Self. He is past editor of The Sociological Quarterly, co-editor (with Yvonna S. Lincoln) of four editions of the Handbook of Qualitative Research, coeditor (with Michael D. Giardina) of eight  plenary volumes from the annual Congress of Qualitative Inquiry, co-editor (with Lincoln) of the methods journal Qualitative Inquiry, founding editor of Cultural Studies/Critical Methodologies and International Review of Qualitative Research, and editor of three book series.

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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