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Qualitative inquiry and research design: choosing among five approaches

Author: Creswell, John W. Publisher: Sage, 2007.Edition: 2nd ed.Language: EnglishDescription: 393 p. ; 20 cm.ISBN: 1412916070Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and index
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Includes bibliographical references and index

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Qualitative Inquiry and Research Design Choosing Among Five Approaches Contents Analytic Table of Contents by Approach List of Tables and Figures Acknowledgements 1. Introduction Purpose What Is New in This Edition Rationale for This Book Selection of the Five Approaches Narrative Research Phenomenology Grounded Theory Ethnography Case Study Positioning Myself Audience Organization 2. Philosophical, Paradigm, and Interpretive Frameworks Questions for Discussion Philosophical Assumptions Paradigms or Worldviews Postpositivism Social Constructivism Advocacy/Participatory Pragmatism Interpretive Communities Postmodern Perspectives Feminist Theories Critical Theory and Critical Race Theory (CRT) xi xv xvii 1 2 2 5 6 10 10 10 10 10 10 12 13 15 16 16 19 20 20 21 22 23 25 25 27 Queer Theory Disability Theories Summary Additional Readings Exercises 3. Designing a Qualitative Study Questions for Discussion The Characteristics of Qualitative Research When to Use Qualitative Research The Process of Designing a Qualitative Study The General Structure of a Plan or Proposal Summary Additional Readings Exercises 4. Five Qualitative Approaches to Inquiry Questions for Discussion Narrative Research Definition and Background Types of Narrative Studies Procedures for Conducting Narrative Research Challenges Phenomenological Research Definition and Background Types of Phenomenology Procedures for Conducting Phenomenological Research Challenges Grounded Theory Research Definition and Background Types of Grounded Theory Studies Procedures for Conducting Grounded Theory Research Challenges Ethnographic Research Definition and Background Types of Ethnographies Procedures for Conducting an Ethnography Challenges Case Study Research Definition and Background Types of Case Studies 28 30 30 31 33 35 36 36 39 41 47 50 51 52 53 53 53 53 54 55 57 57 57 59 60 62 62 62 64 66 67 68 68 69 70 72 73 73 74 Procedures for Conducting a Case Study Challenges The Five Approaches Compared Summary Additional Readings Exercises 5. Five Different Qualitative Studies Questions for Discussion A Narrative-Biographical Study (Angrosino, 1994; see Appendix B) A Phenomenological Study (Anderson and Spencer, 2002; see Appendix C) A Grounded Theory Study (Morrow and Smith, 1995; see Appendix D) An Ethnography (Haenfler, 2004; see Appendix E) A Case Study (Asmussen and Creswell, 1995; see Appendix F) Differences Among the Approaches Summary Additional Readings Exercises 6. Introducing and Focusing the Study Questions for Discussion The Research Problem The Purpose Statement The Research Questions The Central Question Subquestions Summary Additional Readings Exercises 7. Data Collection Questions for Discussion The Data Collection Circle The Site or Individual Access and Rapport Purposeful Sampling Strategy Forms of Data Interviewing Observing 74 75 76 81 81 84 85 86 86 88 90 91 92 93 96 96 100 101 101 102 103 107 107 109 113 114 114 117 117 118 119 123 125 129 132 134 Recording Procedures Field Issues Access to the Organization Observations Interviews Documents and Audiovisual Materials Ethical Issues Storing Data Five Approaches Compared Summary Additional Readings Exercises 8. Data Analysis and Representation Questions for Discussion Three Analysis Strategies The Data Analysis Spiral Analysis Within Approaches to Inquiry Narrative Research Analysis and Representation Phenomenological Analysis and Representation Grounded Theory Analysis and Representation Ethnographic Analysis and Representation Case Study Analysis and Representation Comparing the Five Approaches Computer Use in Qualitative Data Analysis Advantages and Disadvantages A Sampling of Computer Programs Use of Computer Software Programs With the Five Approaches How to Choose Among the Computer Programs Summary Additional Readings Exercises 9. Writing a Qualitative Study Questions for Discussion Several Rhetorical Issues Reflexivity and Representations in Writing Audience for Our Writings Encoding Our Writings Quotes in Our Writings Narrative Research Structure 135 138 138 139 140 141 141 142 143 144 144 145 147 147 148 150 155 155 159 160 161 163 164 164 165 166 168 173 173 175 176 177 178 178 178 180 180 182 183 Overall Rhetorical Structure Embedded Rhetorical Structure Phenomenological Structure Overall Rhetorical Structure Embedded Rhetorical Structure Grounded Theory Structure Overall Rhetorical Structure Embedded Rhetorical Structure Ethnographic Structure Overall Rhetorical Structure Embedded Rhetorical Structure Case Study Structure Overall Rhetorical Structure Embedded Rhetorical Structure A Comparison of Narrative Structures Summary Additional Readings Exercises 10. Standards of Validation and Evaluation Questions for Discussion Validation and Reliability in Qualitative Research Perspectives on Validation Validation Strategies Reliability Perspectives Evaluation Criteria Qualitative Perspectives Narrative Research Phenomenological Research Grounded Theory Research Ethnographic Research Case Study Research Comparing the Evaluation Standards of the Five Approaches Summary Additional Readings Exercises 11. "Turning the Story" and Conclusion Turning the Story A Case Study A Narrative Study 183 185 187 187 188 189 190 191 192 192 194 195 195 196 197 198 198 199 201 201 202 202 207 209 211 211 213 215 216 217 218 219 219 220 221 223 224 225 225 A Phenomenology A Grounded Theory Study An Ethnography Conclusion Exercises Appendix A. An Annotated Glossary of Terms Appendix B. A Narrative Research Study---"On the Bus With Vonnie Lee: Explorations in Life History and Metaphor" Michael V. Angrosino Appendix C. A Phenomenological Study--"Cognitive Representations of AIDS" Elizabeth H. Anderson and Margaret Hull Spencer Appendix D. A Grounded Theory Study--"Constructions of Survival and Coping by Women Who Have Survived Childhood Sexual Abuse" Susan L. Morrow and Mary Lee Smith Appendix E. An Ethnography--"Rethinking Subcultural Resistance: Core Values of the Straight Edge Movement" Ross Haenfler Appendix F. A Case Study--"Campus Response to a Student Gunman" Kelly J. Asmussen and John W. Creswell References Author Index Subject Index About the Author 226 227 228 230 232 233 251 265 285 309 337 355 371 379 395

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