Qualitative Inquiry and Research Design: Choosing Among Five Approaches (Hardback)John W. Creswell (author)
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In this Third Edition of his bestselling text John W. Creswell explores the philosophical underpinnings, history, and key elements of each of five qualitative inquiry traditions: narrative research, phenomenology, grounded theory, ethnography, and case study. In his signature accessible writing style, the author relates research designs to each of the traditions of inquiry. He compares theoretical frameworks, ways to employ standards of quality, and strategies for writing introductions to studies, collecting data, analyzing data, writing a narrative, and verifying results.
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Number of pages: 472
Weight: 717 g
Dimensions: 228 x 152 x 30 mm
Edition: 3rd Revised edition
"Students find Creswell's books very "user friendly". They like his writing style, clear ideas, and simple enough language. At the same time, the book presents in-depth information, but because this information is stated in clear simple terms, it makes it easier for the students to comprehend it without difficulty." -- Nataliya V. Ivankova
"A very welcome addition to doctoral courses and bookshelves!" -- Jeannine E. Klein
"I've never found one I like better!" -- Trudy Salsberry
"Clean and comprehensive. Easy for students to follow." -- David R. Osborn
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