The Coding Manual for Qualitative Researchers
Johnny Saldaņa’s unique and invaluable manual demystifies the qualitative coding process with a comprehensive assessment of different coding types, examples and exercises. The ideal reference for students, teachers, and practitioners of qualitative inquiry, it is essential reading across the social sciences and neatly guides you through the multiple approaches available for coding qualitative data.
Its wide array of strategies, from the more straightforward to the more complex, is skillfully explained and carefully exemplified providing a complete toolkit of codes and skills that can be applied to any research project. For each code Saldaņa provides information about the method′s origin, gives a detailed description of the method, demonstrates its practical applications, and sets out a clearly illustrated example with analytic follow-up.
This international bestseller is an extremely usable, robust manual and is a must-have resource for qualitative researchers at all levels.
Codifying and Categorizing
What Gets Coded?
The Numbers of Codes
Manual and CAQDAS Coding
Solo and Team Coding
Appendix B A Glossary of Analytic Recommendations
Appendix C Field Note Interview Transcript and Document
Appendix D Exercises and Activities for Coding
Reflection and refraction