Successful Qualitative Research: A Practical Guide for Beginners
*Shortlisted for the BPS Book Award 2014 in the Textbook Category*
*Winner of the 2014 Distinguished Publication Award (DPA) from the Association for Women in Psychology (AWP)*
Successful Qualitative Research: A Practical Guide for Beginners is an accessible, practical textbook. It sidesteps detailed theoretical discussion in favor of providing a comprehensive overview of strategic tips and skills for starting and completing successful qualitative research.
This textbook will be an essential textbook for undergraduates and postgraduates taking a course in qualitative research or using qualitative approaches in a research project.
3 Planning and designing qualitative research
SECTION 2 Successfully collecting qualitative data
surveys stories diaries and secondary sources
SECTION 3 Successfully analysing qualitative data
familiarisation and data coding
10 Identifying patterns across data
11 Analysing and interpreting patterns across data
SECTION 4 Successfully completing qualitative research
12 Quality criteria and techniques for qualitative research
13 Writing and communicating qualitative research