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Researching Social Life

Nigel Gilbert (Editor)
eBook, English, 2008
Third edition View all formats and editions
SAGE Publications Ltd, London, 2008
1 online resource (576 pages)
9781446259634, 1446259633
Conceptualizing Social Life
Geoff Cooper; Research, Theory and Method
Nigel Gilbert; PART ONE: BEGINNINGS; Formulating and Refining a Research Question
Nicola Green; Searching and Reviewing Literature
Mary Ebeling and Julie Lamb; Grounded Theory and Inductive Research
Paul Hodkinson; Participatory Approaches to Social Research
Christina Silver; Mixed Methods
Victoria D Alexander et al; The Ethics of Social Research
Martin Bulmer; PART TWO: INTO THE FIELD; Designing Samples
Patrick Sturgis; Questionnaires
Rosemarie Simmons; Measuring Attitudes
Mike Procter; Focus Groups
Ann Cronin; Qualitative Interviewing
Nigel Fielding and Hilary Thomas; Ethnography
Nigel Fielding; Using Documents
Keith McDonald; The Internet and Research Methods
Christine Hine; PART THREE: BACK HOME; Coding and Managing Data
Jane Fielding; Analyzing Survey Data
Mike Procter; Secondary Analysis of Survey Data
Nick Allum and Sara Arber; Computer-Assisted Qualitative Data Analysis (CAQDAS)
Ann Lewins; Narrative Analysis
Sarah Earthy and Ann Cronin; Conversation Analysis and Discourse Analysis
Robin Wooffitt; Analyzing Visual Materials
Victoria D Alexander; PART FOUR: ENDINGS; Writing about Social Research
Nigel Gilbert