Qualitative Research: The essential guide to theory and practice

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Qualitative Research: The Essential Guide to Theory and Practice provides a one-stop resource for all those approaching qualitative research for the first time, as well as those revisiting core concepts and issues. It presents a comprehensive overview of this rapidly developing field of inquiry, cleverly combined with practical, hands-on advice on how to conduct a successful qualitative study.

Written in an engaging and accessible style, the authors break through difficult terminology to guide readers through the choices they will face during research design, implementation, and beyond. Each chapter is then brought to life by an array of relevant, real-life examples from expert researchers around the globe.

Divided into seven sections, this unique text covers:

  • Considering perspectives
  • Acknowledging a position
  • Framing the study
  • Choosing a research approach
  • Collecting data
  • Working with data and findings
  • Writing about the research

A dedicated companion website offers a whole host of additional teaching and learning resources, including additional chapters on publishing qualitative research, sample lesson plans and activities, further case studies, and much more.

From the foundations of the subject through to its application in practice, Qualitative Research: The Essential Guide to Theory and Practice is an indispensable companion for qualitative researchers worldwide.

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About the Author:

Maggi Savin-Baden is Professor of Higher Education Research at Coventry University, UK.

Claire Howell Major is Professor of Higher Education at the University of Alabama, US.

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