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Doing Qualitative Research

Third Edition
David Silverman Visiting Professor in the Business School, University of Technology, Sydney
© 2010   472 pages   SAGE Publications Ltd   
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Paperback ISBN: 9781848600348 $70.00
Hardcover ISBN: 9781848600331 $152.00
Ebook ISBN: 9781849207904

Written in a lively, accessible style, Doing Qualitative Research provides a step-by-step guide to all the questions students ask when beginning their first research project. Silverman demonstrates how to learn the craft of qualitative research by applying knowledge about different methods to actual data. He provides practical advice on key issues such as defining ‘originality’ and narrowing down a topic, keeping a research diary and writing a research report, and presenting research to different audiences.

Doing Qualitative Research, Third Edition, is substantially updated and revised. Among its new, attractive features are:

· a problem-based format, making extensive use of statements and queries by recent research students

· two new chapters on data-gathering and ethical issues in student research

· material relevant for both Masters and PhD students

· examples from many social science disciplines and from Asia, Africa, the United States and Europe

· detailed discussion of different analytical models used in research

· additional material on the treatment of visual data

· an updated chapter on computer-aided qualitative data analysis

· boxed tips and links to websites throughout the text

· an expanded index and glossary

· a companion website which includes further readings and exercises

Each stage in the research process is grounded in worked examples based on the experiences of real students, with exercises designed both to test readers’ knowledge and to encourage the development of practical skills.

This hugely popular textbook is essential reading for anyone planning their own research project.

Doing Qualitative Research

Third Edition
David Silverman Visiting Professor in the Business School, University of Technology, Sydney
© 2010   472 pages   SAGE Publications Ltd  

Available Formats

ISBN:   9781848600348 Paperback Suggested Retail Price:   $70.00 Bookstore Price:   $56.00
ISBN:   9781848600331 Hardcover Suggested Retail Price:   $152.00 Bookstore Price:   $121.60
ISBN:   9781849207904 Ebook Suggested Retail Price:   $70.00 Bookstore Price:   $56.00

Substantial Content Revisions

New to this edition:
  • Two new chapters on collecting qualitative data and on ethical issues in student research
  • More attention given to visual data
  • More on how theoretical models inform qualitative research
  • All chapters revised and updated
  • A new problem-based format which makes extensive use of comments and queries by recent research students
  • Additional study features throughout the text
  • An expanded index and glossary
  • More relevant to students from a wide range of different disciplines
  • A new companion website with free access to journal articles, further student advice and exercises.

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