Preface and introduction to the third edition of this book PART I - RESEARCH STRATEGY AND DESIGN Chapter 1 - Intellectual puzzles and research questions Chapter 2 - Choosing methods and planning your approach Chapter 3 - Sampling and selecting in qualitative research Chapter 4 - Ethics PART II - GENERATING DATA Chapter 5 - Qualitative interviewing Chapter 6 - Observing and participating Chapter 7 - Being creative with methods PART III - ANALYSING DATA Chapter 8 - Making sense of qualitative data Chapter 9 - Making convincing argument with qualitative data
Jennifer Mason is Professor of Sociology at the University of Manchester.
Sophisticated and insightful, yet easy to follow, and suitable
for all levels. Make this your core text - you won't be
Takes students though the research process, providing insight and sound advice but never ignores the subtleties of the research process. An excellent book.