Doing Rapid Qualitative Research
Health Research Methods | Qualitative Research (General) | Research Project
If you are working in a time-sensitive context, need to deliver research findings so they can be used to inform decisions, or are finding it difficult to access research funding for long-term qualitative research, this book will help you. Introducing ‘rapid qualitative research’, it demonstrates how you can conduct high quality qualitative research within time, access and resource constraints.
The book uses real world examples to illustrate the benefits and challenges of using rapid qualitative research designs. Focusing on the when, why and how, it explains the difference between cutting corners and making quick, well-informed research choices that support rigorous, credible research.
Key features of the book include discussion questions and exercises for you to reflect on and apply your learning, as well as two case study chapters of real-world research so you can see rapid research in action.
Written by the world’s leading expert on this subject, this book contains the theoretical and practical nuts and bolts you need to reframe existing qualitative methods, speed up your research, and make tangible contributions to your field. It is the perfect companion for any researcher, final-year undergraduate or postgraduate student looking to conduct rapid, but rigorous, qualitative research.
An introduction to Rapid Qualitative Research combines evidence-based research rigor with research practicality. The book is an essential toolkit to help researchers find rapid and sound solutions using qualitative research.
This book is essential to anyone that wants to start with rapid qualitative research. It is full of useful examples and exercises that help the reader to engage and apply the method to their research.
Vindrola-Padros has created an essential resource for methodologists, applied researchers, and social scientists alike. This well-written introductory text provides coverage of a number of important issues and techniques to help readers design and carry out rapid qualitative research.
The Covid-19 pandemic has highlighted the importance and value of conducting rapid qualitative research to inform decision-making and to support the timely strategic response to the pandemic. The book is therefore very timely to help researchers implement rapid qualitative studies.
This book is very helpful for nursing science students who need to do applied qual. research.
Although not central to my students research needs it may be interesting to some of them. I have asked the library to obtain it for 'further reading'