9780199349623

Discovering Qualitative Methods Ethnography, Interviews, Documents, and Images

by ;
  • ISBN13:

    9780199349623

  • ISBN10:

    0199349622

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 5/28/2014
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press

Note: Supplemental materials are not guaranteed with Rental or Used book purchases.

Purchase Benefits

  • Free Shipping On Orders Over $59!
    Your order must be $59 or more to qualify for free economy shipping. Bulk sales, PO's, Marketplace items, eBooks and apparel do not qualify for this offer.
  • Get Rewarded for Ordering Your Textbooks! Enroll Now
  • We Buy This Book Back!
    In-Store Credit: $10.50
    Check/Direct Deposit: $10.00
List Price: $67.14 Save up to $39.07
  • Rent Book $28.07
    Add to Cart Free Shipping

    TERM
    PRICE
    DUE

Supplemental Materials

What is included with this book?

  • The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.
  • The Used and Rental copies of this book are not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. Typically, only the book itself is included. This is true even if the title states it includes any access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.

Summary

In Discovering Qualitative Methods, Third Edition, researchers Carol A. B. Warren and Tracy Xavia Karner emphasize the process of social research--from the initial idea to the final paper, journal article, or scholarly monograph. Establishing the theoretical underpinnings and applications of qualitative research, the authors offer comprehensive yet straightforward coverage that includes the major types of qualitative analysis: field research or ethnography, interviews, documents, and images. They also discuss the historical background and evolution of research practices, in turn teaching students how to generate and develop their own rigorous practices. A thorough, versatile text, Discovering Qualitative Methods, Third Edition, is ideal for undergraduate and graduate courses in qualitative methods and general research methods. It is also appropriate for qualitative methods courses in other social science disciplines including anthropology, business, communications, education, journalism, and social work.

Author Biography


Carol A. B. Warren is Professor Emerita of Sociology at the University of Kansas.

Tracy Xavia Karner is Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Houston.

Table of Contents


Preface: Welcome to the Study of Qualitative Methods
Acknowledgments

PART I

Chapter 1. Introduction to Qualitative Methods
Chapter 2. The Law, Politics, and Ethics of Qualitative Research

PART II

Chapter 3. Ethnography: Setting and Entrée
Chapter 4. Roles and Relationships in Ethnographic Research
Chapter 5. Writing Fieldnotes
Chapter 6. The Interview: From Research Questions to Interview Questions
Chapter 7. The Interview: Interaction, Talk, and Text
Chapter 8. The Textual and the Visual as Qualitative Data: Documents, Images, and the Internet

PART III

Chapter 9. Analyzing Qualitative Data: Fieldnotes, Transcripts, Documents, and Images
Chapter 10. Writing Well

References
Index

Rewards Program

Write a Review