Approaches to Qualitative Research
Theory & Its Practical Application : A Guide for Dissertation StudentseBook - 2009
The primary objective of this book is to introduce students to the concepts underlying qualitative research and how this kind of research can be conducted in a practical manner. Thus, it discusses various approaches to qualitative research and provides examples of these approaches being carried out in practice. In doing so, the book shows how various disciplines all use qualitative research in order to discover answers to their own particular research questions. The various chapters present examples for dissertation students in terms of how they might go about conducting qualitative research. Additionally, the chapters’ findings show how students might consider presenting their own findings. To this end, each of the chapters has been structured like a mini-dissertation with introductions, brief literature reviews, methodology sections, and finally analysis.