Doing Your Qualitative Psychology Project
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Doing Your Qualitative Psychology Project



© 2012 | 232 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
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'Thanks to this new book, psychology students now have a trustworthy and practical guide that takes them through all stages of qualitative research with rich examples and different paradigmatic perspectives.'

Svend Brinkmann, Aalborg University, Denmark

'A well thought-out, accessible and engaging guide to conducting qualitative research projects. This is a must-read for any student beginning the qualitative journey.'

Abigail Locke, University of Huddersfield, UK

This book is for students who are embarking on a qualitative research project in psychology or a related discipline. While focusing mainly on undergraduate dissertations, this book will also be useful for postgraduate students. It takes you through planning a qualitative project, stage by stage, addressing key issues and concerns along the way. The focus throughout is on how to make your project excellent!

 

Packed full of examples from student projects to help you to put theory into practice, the book guides you through:

 

• designing your research

• ethical considerations

• collecting your data

• analysing your data

• writing your report or dissertation.

 

In addition, the book will help you with time management and working with your supervisor, as well as providing guidance on how you can use your project as the basis for publication or further study.

Cath Sullivan, Stephen Gibson and Sarah Riley
Introduction and Aims of the Book
Kathryn Kinmond
Coming up with a Research Question
Cath Sullivan and Sarah C.E Riley
Planning and Ethics
Sarah C.E Riley and Nigel King
Managing the Project
Michael Forrester
Doing a Literature Review
Siobhan Hugh-Jones and Stephen Gibson
Collecting Your Data
Stephen Gibson and Siobhan Hugh-Jones
Analysing Your Data
Nollaig Frost and Kathryn Kinmond
Evaluating Qualitative Research
Sarah C.E Riley
Writing up a Qualitative Project
Cath Sullivan
What Next?
Stephen Gibson, Cath Sullivan and Sarah C.E Riley
Overview and Conclusions: Be a Scholar

Thanks to this new book, psychology students now have a trustworthy and practical guide that takes them through all stages of qualitative research with rich examples and different paradigmatic perspectives
Svend Brinkmann
Aalborg University, Denmark


A well thought-out, accessible and engaging guide to conducting qualitative research projects. This is a must-read for any student beginning the qualitative journey
Abigail Locke
University of Huddersfield, UK



"This is a well-edited, interesting, and intelligent guide for students in the social sciences. The book's strengths include the effective way in which the contributors use flowcharts, inserts, and examples of students' research; the consistently high quality of the writing; and the almost seamless integration across chapters."

S. Halling
Seattle University
Choice

Bland
Too much bulk text

Miss Hanna Storey
Sport and Public Services, NEW College Pontefract
May 27, 2016

A very good book for qualitative research

Dr George Varvatsoulias
Counselling, Newham College of Further Education
January 16, 2015

A very essential and well written book for students on both BA and MA level doing a qualitative research project. It gives very practical advice and was well received by my students.

Dr Carolin Demuth
Communication & Psychology Department, Aalborg University
May 26, 2014

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