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Qualitative Psychology: A Practical Guide to Research Methods

Qualitative Psychology: A Practical Guide to Research Methods

Fourth Edition
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February 2024 | 320 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

Undertaking qualitative research in psychology can seem like a daunting and complex process, especially when it comes to selecting the most appropriate approach for your project. This book provides a comprehensive and practical introduction to the key approaches in qualitative psychology research from a world-leading group of academics and researchers.

This Fourth Edition features timely updates that reflect the most current practice in the field.

Jonathan A. Smith is Professor of Psychology at Birkbeck University of London. 
Conceptual foundations of qualitative psychology
Interpretative phenomenological analysis
Grounded theory
Narrative psychology
Conversation analysis
Discourse analysis
Thematic analysis: A Reflexive Approach
Cooperative inquiry: An action research practice
Focus groups
Choosing your approach
Demonstrating validity in qualitative psychology

A step-by-step guide to understanding qualitative theories and methods!

Dr Kat Cartmell
Department of Psychology, University of Central Lancashire
February 18, 2024

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ISBN: 9781529616446

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