Introducing Qualitative Research in Psychology: Adventures in Theory and Method by Carla WilligWhy use qualitative research in psychology? How is qualitative research in psychology carried out? What are the major debates and unresolved issues surrounding this form of research? Introducing Qualitative Research in Psychology is a vital resource for students new to qualitative psychology. It offers a clear introduction to the topic by taking six different approaches to qualitative methods and explaining when each one should be used, the procedures and techniques involved, and any limitations associated with such research. Throughout the new edition, material has been re-organized and updated to reflect developments in the field, however Carla Willigs style of writing, popular with students and lecturers alike, remains unchanged. The book examines: Reflexivity and ethics The benefits of the different approaches and comparisons of them Appropriate ways of writing up research This edition contains more interactive exercises and tasks in order to help students understand what they are learning, as well as three qualitative research reports with annotations highlighting key issues for novice researchers.
Professor Carla Willig
Capturing the diversity and plurality of qualitative methods of investigation, this updated handbook also considers matters such as ethics and reflexivity shared across methods. Newly revised to include recent work in the burgeoning field of qualitative inquiry, it will be an essential companion for both new and experienced qualitative researchers. Qualitative researchers in psychology owe a debt of gratitude to these editors for pulling this together. In the nine years since it was first published in , qualitative research in psychology has flourished into a rich, diverse and vibrant field. As the Editors of this Handbook note, there is a sense of sophistication that has evolved throughout these recent developments. Notable additions to the Handbook include a chapter devoted to interpretation issues in qualitative research, new approaches to thematic analysis, developments and progress around metasynthesis, netnography and the implications of rapidly developing information and communication technologies for qualitative research. This Handbook will be highly valuable for a range of audiences, including for students in psychology and other social science disciplines, but also for academics, practitioners and activists and indeed essential reading for many.
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