This lucid text covers nearly every aspect of qualitative research, with useful attention being paid to the thorny logistics and pragmatic problems often encountered by researchers in the field. It is a great introduction for students and a necessary resource for the more seasoned.
This is a great step-by-step teaching tool for students on how to conduct qualitative research.
With ample examples, The Practice of Qualitative Research provides clear guidance for students who aspire to conduct a qualitative research project.
This is a practical and easy-to-use manual for doctoral students in our program. The book is a thorough understanding of all the nuances and challenges of qualitative research with step-by-step approaches. This book takes some of the burden off the doctoral chair and allows the student more independence. I'm impressed!
In the new edition examples are clear, relevant, and applicable. Each chapter provides relevant, engaging examples that illustrate the selected method by including transcriptions, research studies, and personal accounts. Students will be required to read this text to learn about qualitative methods, but I predict this is one text they will actually want to read because it brings them stories of insights into the practice of learning the trade.
Hesse-Biber provides an excellent overview of foundational concepts of qualitative research. My students find the examples and vignettes from experts in the field to be helpful and engaging.