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The American Tradition in Qualitative Research

The American Tradition in Qualitative Research

Four Volume Set
Edited by:

September 2001 | 1 580 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
The four volumes cover six central themes in American Qualitative Research: (1) History, Ethics, Politics; (2) Paradigms (positivism, postpositivism, interpretive theory, queer theory, Marxism, feminism, cultural studies, standpoint theory; (3) Strategies of Inquiry (Ethnography, Case Study, Life Story, Historical Method, Grounded Theory, Action Research, Ethnomethodology); (4) Methods of Collecting Empirical Materials (Interview, Observation, Document Analysis, Visual Culture, Narrative Content, Semiotic Methods); (5) Interpretive Practices (Causal Modules, Interpretive Validity, Politics of Interpretation, Art of Writing; (6) The Future.
Appendix of Sources
Editors' Introduction
Section One: History and Ethics
Arthur J Vidich and Stanford M Lyman
Qualitative Methods
Their History in Sociology and Anthropology  
Sol Tax
Action Anthropology
Howard S Becker
Whose Side Are We On?
E Franklin Frazier
Black Bourgeoisie
Public and Academic Reactions  
Nicholas von Hoffman
Sociological Snoopers and Journalistic Moralizers
An Exchange  
Yvonna S Lincoln and Egon G Guba
The Failure of Positivist Science  
Yvonna S Lincoln
Emerging Criteria for Quality in Qualitative and Interpretive Research
Section Two: Positivism, Postpositivism and Constructivism
Herbert Blumer
Methodological Principles of Empirical Science
Donna Haraway
Situated Knowledges
The Science Question in Feminism and the Privilege of Partial Perspective  
Section Three: Feminism, Radicalized Discourse, Critical Theory
W E B Du Bois
Criteria of Negro Art
Zora Neale Hurston
Nick Aaron Ford
A Blueprint for Negro Authors
Ralph Ellison
An American Dilemma
A Review  
Gloria Anzald[ac]ua
The Homeland Aztlan and Movimientos de rebeldia y las culturas que traicionan
Patricia Hill Collins
Toward An Afrocentric Feminist Epistemology
Bell Hooks
Saving Black Folk Culture
Zora Neale Hurston as Anthropologist and Writer  
Larry Neal
The Black Arts Movement
James Joseph Scheurich and Michelle D Young
Coloring Epistemologies
Are Our Research Epistemologies Racially Biased?  
Donna Haraway
A Manifesto for Cyborgs
Science, Technology and Socialist Feminism in the 1980s  
Section Four: Poststructural and Postcolonial Theory
Clifford Geertz
Thick Description
Toward an Interpretive Theory of Culture  
Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak
Can the Subaltern Speak?
Edward Said
From Orientalism
Section Five: Queer Theory
Michel Foucault
Questions of Method
Judith Butler
Imitation and Gender Insubordination
Michel Foucault
Preface to The Use of Pleasure
Section One: Ethnography
William Foote Whyte
Revisiting Street Corner Society after Fifty Years
Clifford Geertz
Blurred Genres
The Refiguration of Social Thought  
Ruth Behar
Out of Exile  
John Van Maanen
An End to Innocence
The Ethnography of Ethnography  
Ken Plummer
The `Ethnographic Society' at Century's End
Clarifying the Role of Public Ethnography  
Arjun Appadurai
Fieldwork in the Era of Globalization
Patricia A Adler and Peter Adler
The Ethnographers' Ball - Revisited
Section Two: Performance Ethnography
Michal McCall
The Farmer's Daughter
A Performance Text  
Dwight Conquergood
Beyond the Text
Toward a Performative Cultural Politics  
D Soyini Madison
Performing Theory/Embodied Writing
Section Three: Case Study
Clifford R Shaw
Value of Delinquent Boy's Own Story
Robert E Stake
The Case Study Method in Social Inquiry
Robert E Stake
Critique Checklist for a Case Study Report
Section Four: Life History
Edwin M Lemert
Suggested Outline to Be Followed in Studying and Writing the Life History of a Deviant
Daniel Bertaux and Martin Kohli
The Life Story Approach
A Continental View  
Paul C Luken and Suzanne Vaughan
Life History and the Critique of American Sociological Practice
Section Five: Testimonio
George Y[ac]udice
Testimonio and Postmodernism
Rigoberta Mench[ac]u
The Torture and Death of Her Little Brother, Burnt Alive in Front of Members of Their Families and the Community
David Stoll
The Death of Petrocinio
John Beverley
Our Rigoberta? I, Rigoberta Menchu, Cultural Authority, and the Problem of Subaltern Agency
Section Six: Grounded Theory
Barney G Glaser and Anselm L Strauss
The Discovery of Grounded Theory and Applying Grounded Theory
Kathy Charmaz
Grounded Theory
Markku Lonkila
Grounded Theory as an Emerging Paradigm for Computer-Assisted Qualitative Data Analysis
Section Seven: Interpretive Practice and Ethnomethodology
Dorothy Smith
Theorizing as Ideology
Harold Garfinkel
The Origins of the Term `Ethnomethodology'
Dorinne Kondo
Poststructuralist Theory as Political Necessity
John Lofland
Analytic Ethnography
Features, Failings and Futures  
Paula Saukko
Poetics of Voice and Maps of Space
Two Trends within Empirical Research in Cultural Studies  
Jaber F Gubrium and James A Holstein
At the Border of Narrative and Ethnography
David Silverman
Analyzing Talk and Text
Section Eight: Action Research and Clinical Research
Bronislaw Malinowski
Practical Anthropology
Madeleine Leininger
Current Issues, Problems, and Trends to Advance Qualitative Paradigmatic Research Methods for the Future
William Foote Whyte, Davydd J Greenwood and Pater Lazes
Participatory Action Research
Through Practice to Science in Social Research  
Bev Gatenby and Maria Humphries
Feminist Participatory Action Research
Methodological and Ethical Issues  
Section One: Interview
Mark Benney and Everett C Hughes
Of Sociology and the Interview
Ann Oakley
Interviewing Women
A Contradiction in Terms  
Paul Atkinson and David Silverman
Kundera's Immortality
The Interview Society and the Invention of the Self  
James A Holstein and Jaber F Gubrium
The Active Interview in Perspective
Section Two: Observations
Barbara Tedlock
From Participant Observation to the Observation of Participation
The Emergence of Narrative Ethnography  
Michael V Angrosino and Kimberly Mays de Perez
Rethinking Observation
From Method to Context  
Section Three: Visual Methods
Gregory Bateson and Margaret Mead
Margaret Mead and Gregory Bateson on The Use of the Camera in Anthropology
Elaine S Charnov
The Performative Visual Anthropology Films of Zora Neale Hurston
Lee Philip Brumbaugh
Shadow Catchers or Shadow Snatchers? Ethical Issues for Photographers of Contemporary Native Americans
Section Four: Autoethnography
David M Hayano
Paradigms, Problems and Prospects  
Carolyn Ellis
The Other Side of the Fence
Seeing Black and White in a Small Southern Town  
Carol Rambo Ronai
The Next Night Sous Rature
Wrestling with Derrida's Mimesis  
Stacy Holman Jones
Section Five: Document Analysis and Material Culture
Gordon W Allport
The Case for Personal Documents
Merrilee H Salmon
Ethical Considerations in Anthropology and Archaeology
or Relativism and Justice for All  
Kathleen Barlow and David Lipset
Dialogics of Material Culture
Male and Female in Murik Outrigger Canoes  
Part Six: Narrative Methods
Sigfried Kracauer
The Challenge of Qualitative Content Analysis
Roland Barthes
Myth Today
Stuart Hall
Encoding, Decoding
Trinh T Minh-ha
Grandma's Story
Section Seven: Representing and Analyzing Empirical Materials
Ralph H Turner
The Quest for Universals in Sociological Research
Howard S Becker
Telling about Society
Laurel Richardson
Co-Authoring `The Sea Monster,' a Writing-Story  
Section Eight: Focus Goups
Robert K Merton, Marjorie Fiske and Patricia L Kendall
Purpose and Criteria
Richard A Krueger
Focus Groups
Esther Madriz
Focus Groups in Feminist Research
Section Nine: Applied Ethnography
Alvin W Gouldner
The Myth of a Value-Free Sociology  
Eleanor Lyon
Applying Ethnography
George E Marcus and Michael M J Fischer
A Crisis of Representation in the Human Sciences
Section One: Interpretive Criteria
Donald W Dorr-Bremme
Ethnographic Evaluation
A Theory and Method  
Section Two: Politics and Practices of Interpretation
Patti Lather
Fertile Obsession
Validity after Poststructuralism  
Lola Romanucci-Ross
Telling Tales of the South Pacific
Graciela Hern[ac]andez
Multiple Subjectivities and Strategic Positionality
Zora Neale Hurston's Experimental Ethnographies  
Section Three: Writing: A Method of Inquiry
C Wright Mills
Letters to Dwight Macdonald
C Wright Mills
On Intellectual Craftsmanship
Linda Brodkey
Writing Ethnographic Narratives
Susan Krieger
Self, Truth and Form
Lessons from Georgia O'Keeffe  
Section Four: Poetics
Ivan Brady
Tribal Fire and Scribal Ice
Edith Turner
Experience and Poetics in Anthropological Writing
Corrine Glesne
That Rare Feeling
Re-Presenting Research through Poetic Transcription  
Dennis Tedlock
Poetry and Ethnography
A dialogical Approach  
Section Five: Qualitative Program Evaluation
Jennifer C Greene
Qualitative Program Evaluation
Practice and Promise  
Donileen R Loseke
Evaluation Research and the Practice of Social Services
A Case for Qualitative Methodology  
Section Six: Policy Analysis
Ray C Rist
On the Application of Qualitative Research to the Policy Process
An Emergent Linkage  
Steven Maynard-Moody
Policy as Communication and the Naturalistic Study of the Use of Policy Research
Section Seven: The Future: Tensions and Transformations
Rebecca Campbell and Deborah A Salem
Concept Mapping as a Feminist Research Method
Examining the Community Response to Rape  
Edward M Bruner
Return to Sumatra
1957, 1997  
Mary Hamilton
Histories and Horoscopes
The Ethnographer as Fortune-Teller  
Wendy Luttrell
Comment on `Histories and Horoscopes: The Ethnographer as Fortune-Teller'
Rhonda Baynes Jeffries
I Yam What I Am
Examining Qualitative Research Through the Ethnographic Self, the Literary `Other', and the Academy  
Katherine Ryan et al
Advantages and Challenges of Using Inclusive Evaluation Approaches in Evaluation Practice
Miles Richardson
The Anthro in Cali
Ivan Brady
Two Poems

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