Qualitative Research Methods in Psychology: From core to combined approaches

Qualitative Research Methods in Psychology: From core to combined approaches

Nollaig Frost

"This ebook presents an creation to 4 general qualitative examine tools, by means of an in depth dialogue of a pluralistic method of qualitative research…makes exceellent use of questions either with a purpose to aid the reader achieve readability in addition to to inspire reflexivity."
The Psychologist, might 2012

"The e-book makes very good use of questions all through, either so that it will aid the reader achieve readability concerning the ontological and epistemological assumptions underpinning diverse techniques to qualitative study, in addition to to motivate reflexivity concerning the strategy of carrying out qualitative research.

The dialogue of pluralism partially 2 of the e-book is special and necessary, supplying either tips as to tips to paintings pluralistically, in addition to supplying a welcome argument in favour of llooseningthe bonds of 'methodolatry, and to permit the learn to be pushed by way of questions and interest instead of by means of the researcher's dedication to a selected methodological approach."

Carla Willig, Professor of Psychology, urban collage, London, UK

"Essential for any Qualitative researcher"

"Covers quite a lot of topics"

delivering sensible counsel on conducting qualitative study in psychology, utilizing equipment singly or together, this textbook helps scholars from the start in their examine event at undergraduate point via to postgraduate study and beyond.

The textual content introduces 4 universal qualitative ways, grounded thought, interpretative phenomenological research, discourse research and narrative research - after which considers methods of mixing the techniques. each one bankruptcy specializes in functional features of pluralistic learn layout and alertness, together with player recruitment, ethics, info interpretation and writing up.

The ebook displays the most recent advancements in qualitative examine and contains numerous positive aspects designed to demonstrate the purposes of those, including:

  • transparent bankruptcy introductions and summaries
  • Descriptive case experiences and crew initiatives
  • Reflections on perform
  • Problem-based questions
  • learn examples

The participants deliver own perception into qualitative learn perform, protecting key components of psychology, together with: health and wellbeing psychology, social psychology, legal psychology, gender experiences, psychotherapy and counselling psychology and organizational psychology.

Contributors: Cigdem Esin, Amanda Holt, Pnina Shinebourne and Sevasti-Melissa Nolas

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