Qualitative Research

ISBN-10: 1849204179

ISBN-13: 9781849204170

Edition: 3rd 2011

Authors: David Silverman

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Book details

List price: $83.00
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Limited
Publication date: 11/1/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 464
Size: 7.50" wide x 10.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.518
Language: English

David Silverman is Visiting Professor in the Business School, University of Technology, Sydney. He has lived in London for most ofnbsp;his life, where he attended Christ's College Finchley and did a BSc (Economics) at the London School of Economics in the 1960s. Afterwards,nbsp;he went to the USA for graduate work, obtaining an MA in the Sociology Department, University of California, Los Angeles.nbsp;He returned to LSE to write a PhD on organization theory. This was published as The Theory of Organizations in 1970. Apart from brief spells teaching at UCLA,nbsp;his main teaching career was at Goldsmiths College.nbsp;His three major research projects were on decision making in the Personnel Department of the Greater London Council (Organizational Work, written with Jill Jones, 1975), paediatric outpatient clinics (Communication and Medical Practice, 1987) and HIV-test counselling (Discourses of Counselling,nbsp;1997). He pioneered a taught MA in Qualitative Research at Goldsmiths in 1985 and supervised around 30 successful PhD students. Since becoming Emeritus Professor in 1999,nbsp;he hasnbsp;continued publishing methodology books.nbsp;He has also run workshops for research students in Finland, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, France, Sri Lanka and Tanzania. Besides all this, David's other interests include classical music, literary fiction, bridge, county cricket andnbsp;spending time with hisnbsp;grandchildren.

Introduction
Introducing Qualitative Research
Observation
Ethnography
Using Ethnography to study Gender
Organizational Ethnography
Texts
Analysing Documentary Realities
Using Documents in Social Research
Internet Research
Interviews and Focus Groups
The 'Inside' and the 'Outside': Finding Realities in Interviews
Animating Interview Narratives
Analysing Focus Group Data
Talk
Discursive Psychology and the Study of Naturally Occurring Talk
Conversation Analysis: Practices and Methods
Visual Data
Conceptualising Visual Data
Embodied Action: Video and the Analysis of Social Interaction
Qualitative Data Analysis
Some pragmatics of qualitative data analysis
Grounded Theory and Credibility
What's different about Narrative Inquiry? Cases, Categories and Contexts
Systematic reviews and qualitative methods
Secondary analysis of qualitative data
Validity in research on naturally occurring social interaction
The Three Faces of Writing Qualitative Research:Practice, Genre and Audience
The Wider Community
Addressing Social Problems through Qualitative Research
Ethics and qualitative research
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