Situating Qualitative Methods in Psychological Science, Hardback Book

Situating Qualitative Methods in Psychological Science Hardback

Edited by Brian (The American University of Paris, France) Schiff

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Although qualitative approaches to psychological research have a long history in the discipline, they have also been, and remain, marginalized from the canon of mainstream scientific psychology.

At the current moment, however, there is growing recognition of the importance of qualitative methods and a movement toward a more inclusive and eclectic stance on psychological research.

This volume reflects upon the historical and contemporary place of qualitative methods in psychology and considers future possibilities for further integration of these methods in the discipline.

Scholars representing a wide-range of perspectives in qualitative and theoretical psychology reflect on the historical and contemporary positions of qualitative methods in psychology with an eye to the future of research and theory in the discipline.

This book encourages a more critical and inclusive stance on research, recognizing both the limits and contributions that different methodological approaches can make to the project of psychological knowledge.

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  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 116 pages
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Research methods: general
  • ISBN: 9780815353423

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