Bundle: Silverman: A Very Short, Fairly Interesting and Reasonably Cheap Book about Qualitative Research, 2e + Richards: Readme First for a Users Guide to Qualitative Methods, 3e + Maxwell: Qualitative Research Design, 3e
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We offer these texts bundled together at a discount for your students. David Silverman, A Very Short, Fairly Interesting and Reasonably Cheap Book about Qualitative Research, Second Edition David Silvermans second edition provides a refreshingMoreWe offer these texts bundled together at a discount for your students. David Silverman, A Very Short, Fairly Interesting and Reasonably Cheap Book about Qualitative Research, Second Edition David Silvermans second edition provides a refreshing introduction to doing and debating qualitative research. An antidote to the standard textbook, this new edition shows how research can be methodologically inventive, empirically rigorous, theoretically-alive and practically relevant. Using materials ranging from photographs to novels and newspaper stories, the book demonstrates that getting to grips with qualitative methods means asking ourselves fundamental questions about how we are influenced by contemporary culture. By drawing on examples from websites and social media in the new edition, Silvermans text acknowledges how our social worlds are changing and explores new arenas for data collection. A new Glossary of Received Ideas aims to challenge conventional understandings of terms central to qualitative research and will inform, amuse and stimulate readers. Lyn Richards, README FIRST for a Users Guide to Qualitative Methods, Third Edition The Third Edition of this popular text offers those new to qualitative inquiry a clear and practical guide to the reasons for doing qualitative research, matching questions to appropriate methods, and the tasks necessary for getting started. In their direct and friendly style, Lyn Richards and Janice M. Morse help researchers reflect on why they are working qualitatively and how to choose an appropriate method, and then approach confidently the tasks of research design, data making, coding, analyzing, and, finally, writing up results. Joseph A. Maxwell, Qualitative Research Design, Third Edition This book provides researchers and students with a user-friendly, step-by-step guide to planning qualitative research. It shows how the components of design interact with each other, and provides a strategy for creating coherent and workable relationships among these design components, highlighting key design issues. Written in an informal, jargon-free style, the book incorporates examples and hands-on exercises. Please contact your Sales Representative for more information.