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Title Qualitative psychology : a practical guide to research methods / edited by Jonathan A. Smith.

Published London : SAGE, 2003.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  150.72 QUAL    AVAILABLE
 UniM Giblin Eunson  150.72 QUAL    AVAILABLE
Physical description ix, 258 pages ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 236-250) and index.
Contents 2 Origins of qualitative psychology / Peter Ashworth 4 -- 3 Phenomenology / Amedeo Giorgi, Barbro Giorgi 25 -- 4 Interpretative phenomenological analysis / Jonathan A. Smith, Mike Osborn 51 -- 5 Grounded theory / Kathy Charmaz 81 -- 6 Narrative psychology / Michael Murray 111 -- 7 Conversation analysis / Paul Drew 132 -- 8 Discourse analysis / Carla Willig 159 -- 9 Focus groups / Sue Wilkinson 184 -- 10 Cooperative inquiry / Peter Reason 205 -- 11 Validity and qualitative psychology / Jonathan A. Smith 232.
Summary Prompted by the current explosion of interest in qualitative psychology, this book is written in a very accessible manner and is primarily intended as a textbook for undergraduates and postgraduates, though it will also be useful to more advanced researchers. Qualitative psychology covers all of the main qualitative approaches now used in psychology and each chapter offers the reader a step-by-step guide to carrying out research using that particular method with plenty of pedagogical advice. Contents: Introduction/The Historical Context of Qualitative Psychology/Phenomenology/Interpretive Phenomenological Analysis/Grounded Theory/Narrative Psychology/Conversation Analysis/Discourse Analysis/Focus Groups/Co-Operative Inquiry/Conclusion
Other author Smith, Jonathan A.
Subject Psychology -- Research -- Methodology.
ISBN 0761972307