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Introduction to Qualitative Research Methods in Psychology

Introduction to Qualitative Research Methods in Psychology

3rd Edition

Dennis Howitt

Jul 2016, Paperback, 600 pages
ISBN13: 9781292082998
ISBN10: 1292082992
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Now in its third edition, Dennis Howitt’s Introduction to Qualitative Methods in Psychology is better than ever. This trusted and valuable student resources provides clear explanations and examples that take the reader through qualitative research from data collection to analysis. It also features dedicated sections offering guidance on ethics, quality and report writing. Methods are broken down to give step-by-step practical advice and guidance, ensuring that students can understand the theory and carry out their own research. All of this is achieved while providing a thorough theoretical and historical context for the qualitative methods.

‭Contents
‭ Preface
‭ Acknowledgements
‭Part 1 Background to qualitative methods in psychology 1
‭ 1 What is qualitative research in psychology and was it really hidden? 5
‭ 2 How qualitative methods developed in psychology: the qualitative revolution 30
‭Part 2 Qualitative data collection

‭57
‭ 3 Qualitative interviewing 59
‭ 4 focus groups 88
‭ 5 ethnography/participant observation 108
‭Part 3 Qualitative data analysis

‭131
‭ 6 Data transcription methods 134
‭ 7 thematic analysis 162
‭ 8 Qualitative data analysis: grounded theory development 185
‭ 9 social constructionist discourse analysis and discursive psychology 213
‭ 10 conversation analysis 251
‭ 11 foucauldian discourse analysis 280
‭ 12 Phenomenology 308
‭ 13 interpretative phenomenological analysis (iPA) 339
‭ 14 narrative analysis 365
‭Part 4 Planning and writing up qualitative research

‭389
‭ 15 Writing a qualitative report 392
‭ 16 ensuring quality in qualitative research 424
‭ 17 ethics and data management in qualitative research 448
‭ 18 examples of qualitative report writing: learning the good and bad points 478
‭ Glossary 519
‭ References 541
‭ Name index 000
‭ Subject index 000

Dennis Howitt is at Loughborough University