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Qualitative inquiry & research design : choosing among five approaches / John W. Creswell, Cheryl N. Poth.

By: Contributor(s): Publisher: Los Angeles SAGE, 2018Copyright date: ©2018Edition: Fourth editionDescription: xxv, 459 pages : illustrations ; 24 cmContent type:
  • text
Media type:
  • unmediated
Carrier type:
  • volume
ISBN:
  • 1506330207
  • 9781506330204
Other title:
  • Qualitative inquiry and research design
Subject(s): DDC classification:
  • 300.72 23
LOC classification:
  • H61 .C73 2018
NLM classification:
  • H61
Contents:
Philosophical assumptions and interpretive frameworks -- Designing a qualitative study -- Five qualitative approaches to inquiry -- Five different qualitative studies -- Introducing and focusing the study -- Data collection -- Data analysis and representation -- Writing a qualitative study -- Standards of validation and evaluation -- "Turning the story" and conclusion.
Summary: This book explores the philosophical underpinnings, history, and key elements of five qualitative inquiry approaches: narrative research, phenomenology, grounded theory, ethnography, and case study. The authors compare the approaches and relate research designs to each of the traditions of inquiry in a highly accessible manner. Featuring new content, articles, pedagogy, references, and expanded coverage of ethics throughout, the book is an introduction to the theories, strategies, and practices of qualitative inquiry.
List(s) this item appears in: Research (2009 - current) | Research methods - Qualitative
Holdings
Item type Current library Collection Call number Status Date due Barcode Item holds
Book Book Cairns Hospital Library & Knowledge Centre General Collection General Collection 300.72 CRE 2018 (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Available m29512x4870
Total holds: 0

Previous edition: c2013.

Includes bibliographical references (pages 423-438) and indexes.

Philosophical assumptions and interpretive frameworks -- Designing a qualitative study -- Five qualitative approaches to inquiry -- Five different qualitative studies -- Introducing and focusing the study -- Data collection -- Data analysis and representation -- Writing a qualitative study -- Standards of validation and evaluation -- "Turning the story" and conclusion.

This book explores the philosophical underpinnings, history, and key elements of five qualitative inquiry approaches: narrative research, phenomenology, grounded theory, ethnography, and case study. The authors compare the approaches and relate research designs to each of the traditions of inquiry in a highly accessible manner. Featuring new content, articles, pedagogy, references, and expanded coverage of ethics throughout, the book is an introduction to the theories, strategies, and practices of qualitative inquiry.

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