Interpreting Qualitative Data, Paperback

Interpreting Qualitative Data Paperback



In this fifth edition of his field-defining text, David Silverman, a true guru of qualitative research, walks the reader through the basics of gathering and analyzing qualitative data.

The book offers beginners unrivalled hands-on guidance to help them get the best out of a research methods course or research project.

New to the fifth edition: * A streamlined structure to aid navigation and guide readers smoothly through the research process. * A new chapter on generalizing from case-study research which addresses the perennial issue of 'how many cases do you need?' * New material on doing qualitative research online and the ethics of internet research. * Additional sections covering organizational documents and documents of everyday life, including blogs and diaries. * Many more recent case study examples drawn from a broad range of disciplines including business, education, social work and geography as well as health studies. * A new and improved companion website, full of additional resources for students and lecturers.

This is the perfect companion for all those new to qualitative research.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 520 pages
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
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  • Category: Research methods: general
  • ISBN: 9781446295434



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