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ERIC Number: ED500423
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Mar-5
Pages: 376
Abstractor: ERIC
ISBN: ISBN-978-1-4129-0927-3
The SAGE Dictionary of Qualitative Inquiry. Third Edition
Schwandt, Thomas A.
SAGE Publications (CA)
Intended as a guide to the terms and phrases that partially shape the origins, purpose, logic, meaning, and methods of the practices known as qualitative inquiry, this "Third Edition" has 70 additional terms as well as a Readers' Guide. Key references have been updated and several terms and phrases from previous editions have been reorganized and expanded. The dictionary entries are intended as a guide to the methodological and epistemological concepts and theoretical orientations of qualitative inquiry. Students and teachers will find this book a very useful resource for navigating various perspectives on qualitative inquiry and as a starting point for launching their own investigations into the issues covered in this guide. This edition offers more comprehensive coverage of qualitative inquiry. The text includes an abundance of new terms based on developments in the field. Key references that help deepen readers knowledge of qualitative terminology are included. This edition also contains more in-depth coverage of methods terms that help users better acquaint themselves with the research options at their fingertips. The book contains the following sections: (1) Conventions; (2) Readers' Guide; (3) Preface; (4) About the Author; and (5) List of Terms.
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom; Reference Materials - Vocabularies/Classifications
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Audience: Students; Teachers
Language: English
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