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Qualitative Inquiry

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
Texas A&M University
2013 Impact Factor: 0.738
2013 Ranking: 42/93 in Social Sciences, Interdisciplinary
Source: 2013 Journal Citation Reports ® (Thomson Reuters, 2014)

Qualitative Inquiry provides an interdisciplinary forum for qualitative methodology and related issues in the human sciences. With Qualitative Inquiry you have access to lively dialogues, current research and the latest developments in qualitative methodology.

A Valuable Resource

Whether you're a scholar, an applied researcher or a student, Qualitative Inquiry brings you the cross-disciplinary scholarship you need on qualitative research methodology.

Comprehensive Coverage

The journal publishes refereed research articles that experiment with manuscript form and content, and focus on methodological issues raised by qualitative research rather than the content or results of the research. Open to think-pieces and review essays, QI also addresses: Advances in specific methodological strategies or techniques · Key issues in qualitative research · Postmodern, post-structural and/or critical treatments of qualitative or interpretive work · Practical applications of qualitative research · Theoretical discussions on the philosophical bases of qualitative traditions

An Interdisciplinary Perspective

The papers published in Qualitative Inquiry transcend disciplinary, racial, ethnic, gender, national and paradigmatic boundaries, presenting research from such varied fields as:

  • Anthropology
  • Communication
  • Cultural Studies
  • Education
  • Evaluation
  • Family Studies
  • Gerontology
  • Health
  • History
  • Management
  • Medicine
  • Nursing
  • Oral History
  • Psychology
  • Social Work
  • Sociology 

Current Scholarship

Qualitative Inquiry
covers diverse topics spanning many fields and disciplines. Recent articles have examined:

  • Body narratives
  • Data as drama
  • Debates between objectivists and social constructionists
  • Ethical proposals for the Internet
  • Fieldwork dilemmas
  • The politics of identity
  • Researching lives of women with HIV/AIDS
  • Revising family stories
  • Social construction of validity
  • Strategies for analyzing medical interviews
  • Qualitative models
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Frequency: 10 Times/Year eISSN: 1552-7565 ISSN: 1077-8004
Months of Distribution: January , February , March , April , June , July , September , October , November , December Current Volume: 21 Current Issue: 6
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