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The American Tradition in Qualitative Research

Four Volume Set
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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.
 
VOLUME ONE
 
Appendix of Sources
 
Editors' Introduction
 
PART ONE: HISTORY, ETHICS, POLITICS AND PARADIGMS OF INQUIRY
 
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
Ethics
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
Research
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
 
VOLUME TWO
 
PART TWO: STRATEGIES OF INQUIRY
 
Section One: Ethnography
William Foote Whyte
Revisiting Street Corner Society after Fifty Years
Clifford Geertz
Blurred Genres
The Refiguration of Social Thought

 
Ruth Behar
Introduction
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

 
 
VOLUME THREE
 
PART THREE: METHODS OF COLLECTING EMPRICIAL MATERIALS
 
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
Auto-Ethnography
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
Torch
 
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
Writing-Stories
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
Anti-Minotaur
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
 
VOLUME FOUR
 
PART FOUR: INTERPRETIVE PRACTICES
 
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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