The Mixed Methods Reader

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  • Copyright: 2007-12-10
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The Mixed Methods Reader provides a collection of key methodological writings in mixed methods research along with a collection of exemplar studies. This unique cross-disciplinary volume helps define the "literature" of mixed methods research. Selections are drawn from the international literature that has appeared across diverse research disciplines over the past 30 years. Book jacket.

Table of Contents

List of Editors' Introduction Figuresp. xiv
Introductionp. xv
Purpose of the Readerp. xvi
Audiencep. xvi
Organizationp. xvii
Acknowledgmentsp. xviii
Methodological Selectionsp. 1
The Evolution of Mixed Methods Researchp. 5
Selection: Tashakkori, A., & Teddlie, C. (1998)
Introduction to mixed method and mixed model studies in the social and behavioral sciences. In Mixed methodology: Combining qualitative and quantitative approaches (pp. 3-19). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sagep. 5
Editors' Introductionp. 5
Discussion Questions and Applicationsp. 6
Related References That Extend the Topicp. 6
Selected Reading: Introduction to Mixed Method and Mixed Model Studies in the Social and Behavioral Sciencesp. 7
Pragmatism as a Philosophical Foundation for Mixed Methods Researchp. 27
Selection: Morgan, D. L. (2007). Paradigms lost and pragmatism regained: Methodological implications of combining qualitative and quantitative methods. Journal of Mixed Methods Research, 1(1), 48-76p. 27
Editors' Introductionp. 27
Discussion Questions and Applicationsp. 28
Related References That Extend the Topicp. 28
Selected Reading: Paradigms Lost and Pragmatism Regained: Methodological Implications of Combining Qualitative and Quantitative Methodsp. 29
The Transformative-Emancipatory Perspective as a Philosophical Foundation for Mixed Methods Researchp. 66
Selection: Mertens, D. M. (2003). Mixed methods and the politics of human research: The transformative-emancipatory perspective. In A. Tashakkori & C. Teddlie (Eds.), Handbook of mixed methods in social and behavioral research (pp. 135-164). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sagep. 66
Editors' Introductionp. 66
Discussion Questions and Applicationsp. 67
Related References That Extend the Topicp. 67
Selected Reading: Mixed Methods and the Politics of Human Research: The Transformative-Emancipatory Perspectivep. 68
Triangulation as the First Mixed Methods Designp. 105
Selection: Jick, T. D. (1979). Mixing qualitative and quantitative methods: Triangulation in action. Administrative Science Quarterly, 24, 602-611p. 105
Editors' Introductionp. 105
Discussion Questions and Applicationsp. 106
Related References That Extend the Topicp. 106
Selected Reading: Mixing Qualitative and Quantitative Methods: Triangulation in Actionp. 107
Identifying the Purposes for Mixed Methods Designsp. 119
Selection: Greene, J. C., Caracelli, V. J., & Graham, W. F. (1989). Toward a conceptual framework for mixed-method evaluation designs. Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 11(3), 255-274p. 119
Editors' Introductionp. 119
Discussion Questions and Applicationsp. 120
Related References That Extend the Topicp. 120
Selected Reading: Toward a Conceptual Framework for Mixed-Method Evaluation Designsp. 121
A Notation System for Mixed Methods Designsp. 149
Selection: Morse, J. M. (1991). Approaches to qualitative-quantitative methodological triangulation. Nursing Research, 40, 120-123p. 149
Editors' Introductionp. 149
Discussion Questions and Applicationsp. 150
Related References That Extend the Topicp. 150
Selected Reading: Approaches to Qualitative-Quantitative Methodological Triangulationp. 151
An Expanded Typology for Classifying Mixed Methods Research Into Designsp. 159
Selection: Creswell, J. W., Plano Clark, V. L., Gutmann, M. L., & Hanson, W. E. (2003). Advanced mixed methods research designs. In A. Tashakkori & C. Teddlie (Eds.), Handbook of mixed methods in social and behavioral research (pp. 209-240). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sagep. 159
Editors' Introductionp. 159
Discussion Questions and Applicationsp. 160
Related References That Extend the Topicp. 160
Selected Reading: Advanced Mixed Methods Research Designsp. 161
Different Sampling Techniques for Mixed Methods Studiesp. 197
Selection: Teddlie, C., & Yu, F. (2007). Mixed methods sampling: A typology with examples. Journal of Mixed Methods Research, 1(1), 77-100p. 197
Editors' Introductionp. 197
Discussion Questions and Applicationsp. 198
Related References That Extend the Topicp. 198
Selected Reading: Mixed Methods Sampling: A Typology with Examplesp. 199
Data Analysis Strategies in Mixed Methods Researchp. 229
Selection: Caracelli, V. J., & Greene, J. C. (1993). Data analysis strategies for mixed-method evaluation designs. Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 15(2), 195-207p. 229
Editors' Introductionp. 229
Discussion Questions and Applicationsp. 230
Related References That Extend the Topicp. 230
Selected Reading: Data Analysis Strategies for Mixed-Method Evaluation Designsp. 231
Expanding the Reasons for Conducting Mixed Methods Researchp. 251
Selection: Bryman, A. (2006). Integrating quantitative and qualitative research: How is it done? Qualitative Research, 6(1), 97-113p. 251
Editors' Introductionp. 251
Discussion Questions and Applicationsp. 252
Related References That Extend the Topicp. 252
Integrating Quantitative and Qualitative Research: How Is It Done?p. 253
Types of Legitimation (Validity) in Mixed Methods Researchp. 271
Selection: Onwuegbuzie, A. J., & Johnson, R. B. (2006). The validity issue in mised research. Research in the Schools, 13(1), 48-63p. 271
Editors' Introductionp. 271
Discussion Questions and Applicationsp. 272
Related References That Extend the Topicp. 272
Selected Reading: The Validity Issue in Mixed Researchp. 273
Powerful Rhetorical Devices Used in Writing Mixed Methods Researchp. 299
Selection: Sandelowski, M. (2003). Tables or tableaux? The challenges of writing and reaking mixed methods studies. In A. Tashakkori & C. Teddlie (Eds.), Handbook of mixed methods in social and behavioral research (pp. 321-350). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sagep. 299
Editors' Introductionp. 299
Discussion Questions and Applicationsp. 300
Related References That Extend the Topicp. 300
Selected Reading: Tables or Tableaux? The Challenges of Writing and Reading Mixed Methods Studiesp. 301
An Improved Role for Qualitative Research in Mixed Methodsp. 337
Selection: Howe, K. R. (2004). A critique of experimentalism. Qualitative Inquiry, 10, 42-61p. 337
Editors' Introductionp. 337
Discussion Questions and Applicationsp. 338
Related References That Extend the Topicp. 338
Selected Reading: A Critique of Experimentalismp. 339
An Alternative to Reconciling the Different Realities of Qualitative and Quantitative Researchp. 361
Selection: Sale, J. E., Lohfeld, L. H., & Brazil, K. (2002). Revisiting the quantitative-qualitative debate: Implications for mixed-methods research Quality & Quantity, 36, 43-53p. 361
Editors' Introductionp. 361
Discussion Questions and Applicationsp. 362
Related References That Extend the Topicp. 362
Selected Reading: Revisiting the Quantitative-Qualitative Debate: Implications for Mixed-Methods Researchp. 363
Exemplar Research Studiesp. 375
Discussion Questions for Exemplar Research Studiesp. 378
A Concurrent/Triangulation Mixed Methods Design With Merged Resultsp. 379
Selection: Luzzo, D. A. (1995). Gender differences in college students' career maturity and perceived barriers in career development. Journal of Counseling & Development, 73, 319-322p. 379
Editors' Introductionp. 379
Selected Reading: Gender Differences in College Students' CareerMaturity and Perceived Barriers in Career Developmentp. 381
A Concurrent/Triangulation Mixed Methods Design With Data Transformationp. 391
Selection: Idler, E. L., Hudson, S. V., & Leventhal, H. (1999). The meanings of self-ratings of health: A qualitative and quantitative approach. Research on Aging, 21(3), 458-476p. 391
Editors' Introductionp. 391
Selected Reading: The Meanings of Self-Ratings of Health: A Qualitative and Quantitative Approachp. 393
An Embedded Experimental Before-Intervention Mixed Methods Designp. 411
Selection: Donovan, J., Mills, N., Smith, M., Brindle, L., Jacoby, A., Peters, T., Frankel, S., Neal, D., & Hamdy, F. (2002). Improving design and conduct of randomized trials by embedding them in qualitative research: ProtecT (prostate testing for cancer and treatment) study. British Medical Journal, 325, 766-769p. 411
Editors' Introductionp. 411
Selected Reading: Improving Design and Conduct of Randomized Trials by Embedding them in Qualitative Research: ProtecT (Prostate Testing for Cancer and Treatment) Studyp. 413
An Embedded Experimental During-Intervention Mixed Methods Designp. 426
Selection: Victor, C. R., Ross, F., & Axford, J. (2004). Capturing lay perspectives in a randomized control trial of a health promotion intervention for people with osteoarthritis of the knee. Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice, 10(1), 63-70 p426
Editors' Introductionp. 426
Selected Reading: Capturing Lay Perspectives in a Randomized Control Trial of a Health Promotion Intervention for People With Osteoarthritis of the Kneep. 429
An Embedded Experimental After-Intervention Mixed Methods Designp. 442
Selection: Messer, L., Steckler, A., & Dignan, M. (1999). Early detection of cervical cancer among Native American women: A qualitative supplement to a quantitative study. Health Education & Behavior, 8(26), 547-526p. 442
Editors' Introductionp. 442
Selected Reading: Early Detection of Cervical Cancer Among Native American Women: A Qualitative Supplement to a Quantitative Studyp. 444
A Sequential Explanatory Mixed Methods Design to Explain Findingsp. 466
Selection: Way, N., Stauber, H. Y., Nakkula, M. J., & London, P. (1994). Depression and substance use in two divergent high school cultures: A quantitative and qualitative analysis. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 23(3), 331-357p. 466
Editors' Introductionp. 466
Selected Reading: Depression and Substance Use in Two Divergent High School Cultures: A Quantitative and Qualitative Analysisp. 469
A Sequential Explanatory Mixed Methods Design With Participant Selectionp. 497
Selection: Thogersen-Ntoumani, C., & Fox, K. R. (2005). Physical activity and mental well-being typologies in corporate employees: A mixed methods approach. Work & Stress, 19(1), 50-67p. 497
Editors' Introductionp. 497
Selected Reading: Physical Activity and Mental Well-Being Typologies in Corporate Employees: A Mixed Methods Approachp. 500
A Sequential Exploratory Mixed Methods Design With Instrument Developmentp. 525
Selection: Milton, J., Watkins, K. E., Studdard, S. S., & Burch, M. (2003). The ever widening gyre: Factors affecting change in adult education graduate programs in the United States. Adult Education Quarterly, 54(1), 23-41p. 525
Editors' Introductionp. 525
Selected Reading: The Ever Widening Gyre: Factors Affecting Change in Adult Education Graduate Programs in the United Statesp. 527
A Sequential Exploratory Mixed Methods Design to Generate and Test a Modelp. 549
Selection: Richter, K. (1997). Child care choice in urban Thailand: Qualitative and quantitative evidence of the decision-making process. Journal of Family Issues, 18(2), 174-204p. 549
Editors' Introductionp. 549
Selected Reading: Child Care Choice in Urban Thailand: Qualitative and Quantitative Evidence of the Decision-Making Processp. 551
References Cited in the Editors' Introductionsp. 583
Author Indexp. 586
Subject Indexp. 600
About the Editorsp. 616
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