Packed with practical advice and research quick tips, this book is the perfect companion to your health research project. It not only explains the theory of qualitative health research so you can interpret the studies of others, but also showcases how to approach, start, maintain, and disseminate your own research.
It will help you:Understand the role of the researcherDevelop an effective research proposalSeek ethical approvalConduct interviews, observational studies, mixed methods, and web-based designsUse secondary and digital sourcesCode, manage, and analyse dataWrite up your results
Whether you are studying public health, sports medicine, occupational therapy, nursing, midwifery, or another health discipline, the authors will be your surrogate supervisors and guide you through evaluating or undertaking any type of health research.
Judith Green is Professor of Sociology of Health at King's College London.
Nicki Thorogood is Programme Director, DrPH, at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.
Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
Number of pages: 440
Weight: 850 g
Dimensions: 246 x 189 mm
Edition: 4th Revised edition
-- Kirsi Lumme-Sandt
A thoughtful, thorough and readable account of the history and current practice of qualitative research in health.-- Louise Keogh
An enormously helpful resource for anyone interested in interpreting and conducting qualitative health research. In addition to describing complex social theory in an easily digestible style, it also provides a practical `how to' guide for all the stages of qualitative data collection, analysis and dissemination. Filled with useful examples, it brings qualitative health research to life in a way that is both engaging and highly accessible. It is a must read for students and experienced scholars alike!
-- Sara Cooper
This new edition of Green and Thorogood's excellent textbook should be required reading for health professionals considering undertaking qualitative research. Along with a practical introduction to the theory and methods of qualitative research, this revised edition expands on the importance of theory for qualitative research, the use of secondary sources and digital methods in data collection and the integration of methods, disciplines and designs within research. It continues to be a core text for any qualitative methods training for students in health and related disciplines.
-- Stephen Clayton
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