Key Features and Benefits
- Presents each chapter in the form of a question in order to provoke explicit consideration of key issues
- Illustrates choices made within larger disciplinary contexts to help students blend approaches, think broadly, and conduct internet research with the benefit of multiplicity
- Offers a range of perspectives in each chapter to vividly demonstrate that there are many ways to answer methodological challenges well
- Includes contributors from multiple disciplines and across the globe
- Provides a highly reflexive writing style that allows readers to see processes that are rarely visible in finished research reports
This edited volume is an excellent supplementary text for a variety of advanced undergraduate and graduate courses such as Internet Research, Research Methods, Qualitative Research Methods, and Computer-Mediated Communication in the departments of communication, media studies, sociology, and anthropology. It will assist new scholars as well as seasoned practitioners in this arena make informed choices in how they conduct inquiry.