This practical guide offers an approachable introduction to doing hermeneutic phenomenological research across the health and social sciences. Grounded in real world research, it integrates philosophy, methodology and method in accessible ways, helping you realize the potential of using phenomenology to guide research.
The book maps the complete research process and shows how to apply key philosophical tenets to your project, demonstrating the close relationship between philosophy and research practice. It:
- Shows step-by-step how to translate philosophy into research methodology and turn methodology into robust research design
- Focuses on applied practice, illustrating theoretical discussions with examples and case studies
- Promotes advanced thinking about hermeneutic phenomenology in an easy to understand way
- Highlights the need for researchers to engage reflexively with the whole research process.