Designing Qualitative Research
Offering practical answers to complex questions in qualitative research design Providing students in applied social and behavioral science disciplines with invaluable guidance on developing and successfully defending qualitative research proposals, the Fifth Edition of this bestselling text offers expanded coverage of ethics, data analysis, and research design techniques. Authors Catherine Marshall and Gretchen B. Rossman cover distance-based research (such as email interviews); the implications of postmodern turns; integrating archival material; and creative ways of presenting the research. The authors include updates to popular features, such as vignettes that illustrate the methodological challenges today's qualitative researcher face. New to this Edition: * An entire chapter devoted to ethical issues (as well as continuous coverage throughout the book) * Expanded discussions of internet ethnography, cultural studies, critical race theory, and queer theory * A greatly enhanced chapter on data analysis This book is appropriate for all graduate-level Introduction to Qualitative Methods courses in education, nursing, sociology, human services, and other related fields.