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Qualitative Psychology: A Practical Guide to Research Methods
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QUALITATIVE PSYCHOLOGY: A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO RESEARCH METHODS

PAPERBACK BY SMITH, JONATHAN A.

£35.99

ISBN
9781446298466
IMPRINT
SAGE PUBLICATIONS LTD
 
 
EDITION
3RD REVISED EDITION
PUBLISHER
SAGE PUBLICATIONS LTD
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FORMAT
PAPERBACK
PAGES
312 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
21 APR 2015

DESCRIPTION

Undertaking qualitative research in psychology can seem like a daunting and complex process, especially when it comes to selecting the most appropriate approach for your project or assignment. This book, written and edited by a world-leading group of academics and researchers, offers an accessible, critical and practical way into qualitative research in psychology. Each chapter provides a detailed, step-by-step guide to using a qualitative research method - from Conversation Analysis or Focus Groups to Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis or Narrative Psychology. Whatever approach you choose to take, this book will ensure you get it right from the start. New to this Third Edition: A chapter on Thematic Analysis A section on how to choose and select the most appropriate method for your project

CONTENTS

1. Introduction - Jonathan A. Smith2. Conceptual foundations of qualitative psychology - Peter Ashworth3. Interpretative phenomenological analysis - Jonathan A. Smith and Mike Osborn 4. Grounded theory - Kathy Charmaz 5. Narrative psychology - Michael Murray6. Conversation analysis - Paul Drew7. Discourse analysis - Carla Willig8. Cooperative inquiry: an action research practice - Sarah Riley and Peter Reason 9. Focus groups - Sue Wilkinson 10. Thematic analysis - Victoria Clark, Virginia Braun, Nikki Hayfield 11. Choosing your approach - Michael Larkin12. Demonstrating validity in qualitative psychology - Lucy Yardley