Becoming qualitative researchers: an introduction

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Longman, 1992 - Social Science - 199 pages
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This text offers a brief, but comprehensive overview of qualitative research that balances the practicalities of conducting research and the theory and debates that keep qualitative inquiry vibrant. As educators increasingly turn to qualitative inquiry, they need a text that will not only provide them with an understanding of qualitative research methods, but also open them to the diverse possibilities within this inquiry approach. This text covers the range of possibilities along with numerous exercises that offer the reader an opportunity to practice and refine the skills of being a qualitative researcher. The wealth of examples in the text is exceptional, as is the accessible writing style.

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About the author (1992)

Alan Peshkin is professor of comparative education at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. "God's Choice" is the third in his series of studies exploring American communities and their schools. The other books in the series, "Growing Up American" and "The Imperfect Union," were also published by the University of Chicago Press.

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