ERIC Number: ED478161
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2003-Mar
Key Themes in Qualitative Research: Continuities and Change.
Atkinson, Paul; Coffey, Amanda; Delamont, Sara
This book, an attempt to present a balanced view of qualitative methodology and research, is structured around classic texts by methodological pioneers. It examines these key premises in these texts. Chapters are: (1) "Strangeness and Familiarity"; (2) "From Over-Rapport to Intimacy and Autoethnography"; (3) "Whose Side Are We On?"; (4) "Participation Observation and Interviewing"; (5) "How Do You Know If Your Informant Is Telling the Truth?"; (6) "From Inference to Difference"; and (7) "From Styles of Reporting to Poetics and Beyond." A conclusion discusses "Communities and Change." (Contains 460 references.) (SLD)
Descriptors: Change, Educational Research, Ethnography, Participant Observation, Qualitative Research, Research Methodology
AltaMira Press, 15200 NBN Way, P.O. Box 191, Blue Ridge Summit, PA 17214 (paperback: ISBN-0-7591-0217-2, $24.95; clothbound: ISBN-0-7591-0126-4 $69). Tel: 800-462-6420 (Toll Free). Web site: http://www.altamirapress.com.
Publication Type: Books; Reports - Descriptive
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