Once a research project has been designed and the data have been gathered, what is the best way to transform this information into something useful? The authors of this practical volume highlight the range of approaches available to qualitative researchers by using a single data set which they analyze using a number of techniques. With special attention paid to the possibilities in computer-aided analysis, this book will be an invaluable resource for the relatively new qualitative researcher.
Varieties of Data and Varieties of Analysis
Concepts and Coding
Narratives and Stories
Meanings and Metaphors
Writing and Representation
Beyond the Data
Complementary Strategies of Computer-Aided Analysis