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Developing Qualitative Inquiry


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Books in the Developing Qualitative Inquiry series, written by leaders in qualitative inquiry, address important topics in qualitative methods. Targeted to a broad multi-disciplinary readership, the books are intended for mid-level to advanced researchers and advanced students. The series forwards the field of qualitative inquiry by describing new methods or developing particular aspects of established methods.

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Phenomenology of Practice: Meaning-Giving Methods in Phenomenological Research and Writing

Phenomenology of Practice: Meaning-Giving Methods in Phenomenological Research and Writing

1st Edition

Max van Manen
March 31, 2014

Max van Manen offers an extensive exploration of phenomenological traditions and methods for the human sciences. It is his first comprehensive statement of phenomenological thought and research in over a decade. Phenomenology of practice refers to the meaning and practice of phenomenology in...

Applied Ethnography: Guidelines for Field Research

Applied Ethnography: Guidelines for Field Research

1st Edition

Pertti J Pelto
May 15, 2013

This comprehensive, engaging guide to applied research distills the expertise of the distinguished ethnographer and methodologist Pertti Pelto over his acclaimed 50-year career. Having written the first major text promoting mixed qualitative and quantitative methods in applied ethnography in the...

Fiction as Research Practice: Short Stories, Novellas, and Novels

Fiction as Research Practice: Short Stories, Novellas, and Novels

1st Edition

Patricia Leavy
April 15, 2013

The turn to fiction as a social research practice is a natural extension of what many researchers and writers have long been doing. Patricia Leavy, a widely published qualitative researcher and a novelist, explores the overlaps and intersections between these two ways of understanding and...

Engaging in Narrative Inquiry

Engaging in Narrative Inquiry

1st Edition

D. Jean Clandinin
April 15, 2013

Narrative inquiry examines human lives through the lens of a narrative, honoring lived experience as a source of important knowledge and understanding. In this concise volume, D. Jean Clandinin, one of the pioneers in using narrative as research, updates her classic formulation on narrative inquiry...

Participatory Visual and Digital Methods

Participatory Visual and Digital Methods

1st Edition

Aline Gubrium, Krista Harper
April 15, 2013

Gubrium and Harper describe how visual and digital methodologies can contribute to a participatory, public-engaged ethnography. These methods can change the traditional relationship between academic researchers and the community, building one that is more accessible, inclusive, and visually...

Collaborative Autoethnography

Collaborative Autoethnography

1st Edition

Heewon Chang, Faith Ngunjiri, Kathy-Ann C Hernandez
December 15, 2012

It sounds like a paradox: How do you engage in autoethnography collaboratively? Heewon Chang, Faith Ngunjiri, and Kathy-Ann Hernandez break new ground on this blossoming new array of research models, collectively labeled Collaborative Autoethnography. Their book serves as a practical guide by...

Duoethnography: Dialogic Methods for Social, Health, and Educational Research

Duoethnography: Dialogic Methods for Social, Health, and Educational Research

1st Edition

Joe Norris, Richard D Sawyer, Darren Lund
February 29, 2012

Duoethnography is a collaborative research methodology in which two or more researchers juxtapose their life histories in order to provide multiple understandings of a social phenomenon. Using their own biographies as sites of research and creating dialogic narratives, they provide multiple...

Playbuilding as Qualitative Research: A Participatory Arts-Based Approach

Playbuilding as Qualitative Research: A Participatory Arts-Based Approach

1st Edition

Joe Norris
January 01, 2010

This book is for both art-based researchers and research-informed artists, exploring the theatrical genre known as Collective Creation, or Playbuilding. Performers generate data around chosen topics— from addiction and sexuality to qualitative research—by compiling scenes from their disparate...

Autoethnography as Method

Autoethnography as Method

1st Edition

Heewon Chang
June 15, 2009

This methods book will guide the reader through the process of conducting and producing an autoethnographic study through the understanding of self, other, and culture. Readers will be encouraged to follow hands-on, though not prescriptive, steps in data collection, analysis, and interpretation...

Developing Grounded Theory: The Second Generation

Developing Grounded Theory: The Second Generation

1st Edition

Janice M. Morse, Phyllis Noerager Stern, Juliet Corbin, Barbara Bowers, Kathy Charmaz, Adele E. Clarke
January 15, 2009

Grounded theory is the most popular genre of qualitative research used in the health professions and is widely used elsewhere in the research world. In this volume, six key grounded theory methodologists examine the history, principles, and practices of this method, highlighting areas in which...

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