The SAGE Handbook of Qualitative Methods in Health Research
Ivy Bourgeault, Robert Dingwall, Ray de Vries
SAGE, Aug 19, 2010 - Social Science - 786 pages
The Sage Handbook of Qualitative Methods in Health Research is a comprehensive and authoritative source on qualitative research methods.
The Handbook compiles accessible yet vigorous academic contributions by respected academics from the fast-growing field of qualitative methods in health research and consists of:
- A series of case studies in the ways in which qualitative methods have contributed to the development of thinking in fields relevant to policy and practice in health care.
- A section examining the main theoretical sources drawn on by qualitative researchers.
- A section on specific techniques for the collection of data.
- A section exploring issues relevant to the strategic place of qualitative research in health care environments.
The Sage Handbook of Qualitative Methods in Health Research is an invaluable source of reference for all students, researchers and practitioners with a background in the health professions or health sciences.
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4 Why Use Qualitative Methods to Study Health Care Organizations? Insights from MultiLevel Case Studies
Studying Health Policy in a Comparative Perspective
the Importance of Thinking Qualitatively
20 Practising Discourse Analysis in Healthcare Settings
21 Documents in Health Research
Theoretical Perspectives on the Challenges of Researching Action
23 Qualitative Research in Programme Evaluation
Making Sense of Personal Illness Journeys
25 Institutional Ethnography
26 Visual Methods for Collecting and Analysing Data
A New Tool for Qualitative Research
SECTION B Theory
7 Theory Matters in Qualitative Health Research
the Contributions of Anthropology
9 What is Grounded Theory and Where Does it Come From?
10 Qualitative Methods from Psychology
the Centrality of Interaction
the Revival of Institutionalism
14 History and Social Change in Health and Medicine
SECTION C Collecting and Analyzing Data
15 Qualitative Research Review and Synthesis
16 Qualitative Interviewing Techniques and Styles
17 Focus Groups
18 Fieldwork and Participant Observation
19 Videobased Conversation Analysis
SECTION D Issues in Qualitative Health Research
28 Recognizing Quality in Qualitative Research
29 Mixed Methods Involving Qualitative Research
30 A Practical Guide to Research Ethics
the Case of Public Deliberation
32 Cross National Qualitative Health Research
SECTION E Applying Qualitative Methods
Intersections of Personal and Political
34 Understanding the Shaping Incorporation and Coordination of Health Technologies through Qualitative Research
Undertaking Qualitative Research in the Radsex Domain
36 The Challenges and Opportunities of Qualitative Health Research with Children
the Paradox of Giving in Disability Research
38 Qualitative Approaches for Studying Environmental Health