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Writing Up Qualitative Research

Writing Up Qualitative Research

Third Edition

January 2009 | 208 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Writing Up Qualitative Research, Third Edition offers time-tested suggestions on every aspect of the process from beginning to end. In this new edition, author Harry Wolcott continues to focus on the ôwriting sideö of qualitative research, while incorporating new features such as guidelines on how and where to use theory. Key FeaturesOffers practical suggestions for preparing an article or book for publicationUses lively examples from the authorÆs more than 40 years of experienceOffers suggestions on how to proceed with the mechanics of preparing a manuscript Includes pointers on how to improve or jump-start the writing processFeatures a most robust and accessible pedagogy This text is ideal as a supplementary text in any upper-level undergraduate or graduate seminar on the research process.Praise for the Third Edition: ôWriting up Qualitative Research has CHIME û compassion, humor, intelligence, mindfulness of humanity, and empirical evidence. WolcottÆs empathic compassion is a major strength. The content of every chapter shows that Wolcott has fel and grappled with all the same anxieties and fears of writers at every level.ö ?Sonja Peterson-Lewis, Temple UniversityôHis style is good, down to earth, and easy to understand for both undergraduate and graduate.ö ?Joseph Wronka, Springfield CollegeôThe Wolcott text is much more reader-friendly and writer-friendly. It offer remarkable support for the writing process, compared to traditional texts.ö ?Judy K. C. Bentley, SUNY at CortlandôThe conversational style makes the book inviting and accessible. It is comprehensive, addressing the various aspects of writing ranging from setting up to where to write to get published. It teaches and motivates with being didactic or arrogant.ö?Pat Maslin-Ostrowski, Florida Atlantic University
1. On Your Mark . . .
2. Get Going
3. Keep Going
4. Linking Up
5. Tightening Up
6. Finishing Up
7. Getting Published

The book does a nice job encouraging doctoral students to think carefully about the ways they represent their qualitative research.

Dr Beth Hatt
Educational Administration and Foundations, Illinois State University
December 28, 2012

Best straight-forward advice around for writing up qualitative research. Students comment on how much they enjoy reading the book, find it useful, and appreciate Wolcott's humor that humanizes the text.

Dr Corrine Glesne
Education, University of Vermont
April 19, 2011

Useful supplementary material for studetns doing qualitiative research in the cohort, especially with limited experience.

Professor Stephen Osborne
Management , Edinburgh University
December 8, 2010

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