Qualitative communication research methods

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Sage Publications, 1995 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 314 pages
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This text explains the methods, conceptual sources, and standards of qualitative inquiry for communication students. It provides a comprehensive treatment of the full range of qualitative communication research and offers an up-to-date review of the best work being done in the area, with examples of published work in the field to illustrate how studies are designed, carried out, written, evaluated and applied to theory.

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Contents

Sources of the Interpretive Paradigm
27
Planning
61
Getting In
97
Copyright

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Thomas R. Lindlof is a Professor in the School of Journalism and Telecommunications at the University of Kentucky. He received his B.A. from the University of Florida, and his M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Austin. Prior to joining the University of Kentucky faculty, he served on the faculty at the Pennsylvania State University. His research and graduate teaching are focused on the cultural analysis of mediated communication, media audience theory and research, social uses of communication technology, and interpretive research methods. His research has appeared in numerous scholarly outlets, including Communication Research, the Journal of Communication, the Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media, Journalism Quarterly, Journalism Studies, the Journal of Media and Religion, the Social Science Computer Review, and Communication Yearbook. He has served as the editor of the Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media, and currently serves on the editorial boards of four journals. He has written or edited five books. His latest book, Hollywood under Siege: Martin Scorsese, the Religious Right, and the Culture Wars, was published by the University Press of Kentucky in 2008.

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