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Introducing Qualitative Research: A Student Guide to the Craft of Doing Qualitative Research

Barbour, Rosaline (2008). Introducing Qualitative Research: A Student Guide to the Craft of Doing Qualitative Research. London, UK: Sage Publications Ltd.

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Abstract

Introducing Qualitative Research is an ideal starter text for those new to the field, providing thorough and accessible coverage of all the areas of qualitaitve research practice.
Rosaline Barobur draws on insights from 30 years of carryihg out research and her extensive experience of designing and running workshps to provide a clear, user-friendly introduction to the craft of doing qualitiatve research. Each chapter has a range of exercfises and excerpts drawing on genuine qualitiatve data that help the reader engage first hand with the process of generating and analyzing qualitative data.
Barbour's hands-on explanatory style makes this the ideal textbook for students of qualitative courses in any social science discipline, and for students, novice researchers, or practitioners doing research projects using qualitative approaches.

Item Type: Authored Book
Copyright Holders: 2008 Rosaline S. Barbour
ISBN: 1-4129-1266-0, 978-1-4129-1266-2
Academic Unit/Department: Health and Social Care
Item ID: 31431
Depositing User: Rosaline Barbour
Date Deposited: 17 Jan 2012 14:36
Last Modified: 17 Jan 2012 14:38
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/31431
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