An engaging, timely and tremendously generous guide to qualitative longitudinal research. This book will be of great value to both readers already using this method and those new to the field.
Bren is the authoritative voice of qualitative longitudinal enquiry and methods. Her accessible and engaging style is both informative and captivating and makes this text a must read.
Written by a world-renowned scholar, this is a seminal text for qualitative longitudinal research. Bren Neale’s wealth of experience, thought-provoking reflections and synthesis of other key studies, provides an accessible, comprehensive and timely guide for researchers, students and teachers.
Exploring social life over time opens up exciting research possibilities, Bren Neale provides a lucid and insightful guide to all aspects of qualitative longitudinal research. This engaging, informative, and readable book is gold standard. Highly recommended.
A sensitive and thorough examination of qualitative longitudinal research, Neale’s volume presents the rewards, challenges, and ethical demands of researching lives and communities through time. She sets out the history and value of QL, offers a clear discussion of the necessary craft and commitment to collaboration and shared authority, and provides examples of cases that illustrate themes and strategies. A superb and authoritative history and guide.