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Qualitative Research for Quantitative Researchers

Qualitative Research for Quantitative Researchers

February 2022 | 248 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
Approaching qualitative research for the first time and unsure how to get started? This book captures what you need to know to jump into effective qualitative or mixed methods research.

The book gets you up to speed on the specifics of qualitative research, while showing how it complements quantitative research and how to draw on and hone your existing skills to conduct impactful research. It covers the whole research process, from explaining what theories are for and planning your research design, through gathering and working with your data, to developing good practice in research reporting and dissemination.

The book also:
• Showcases the value of qualitative research, helping you understand its relevance, credibility and validity.
• Grapples with how to decolonise your approach, do research in an ethical and inclusive way, and debias your thinking.
• Challenges you to rethink how you conduct research and choose the most appropriate methods for your project.

Giving you a fuller understanding of methods and methodologies to benefit your work regardless of the approach you choose, this book encourages you to discover the joy of qualitative research.
Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Ways of knowing
Chapter 3: Thinking with theory
Chapter 4: Designing qualitative research
Chapter 5: Contextualising qualitative research
Chapter 6: Gathering qualitative data: Mainstream methods
Chapter 7: Gathering qualitative data: Alternative methods
Chapter 8: Qualitative data analysis: Considerations
Chapter 9: Types of qualitative analysis
Chapter 10: Reporting on qualitative research
Chapter 11: Presenting and disseminating research
Chapter 12: Conclusion

Really clear! The book explains complex concepts in an easily digestible way for UG students. The structure is logical. Would recommend.

Mrs Annamaria Berger-Jones
Faculty of Health, Education and Life Sciences, Birmingham City University
March 30, 2022

A novel way of looking at mixed methods.

Dr Ashley Yoon Mooi Ng
Education, Nottingham University Ningbo China
January 17, 2022

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