Publisher description for Qualitative research / edited by Alan Bryman & Robert G. Burgess.

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Qualitative Research brings together all of the major topics and issues in qualitative research in this major work which assembles the best published material in this field. Collectively, the contributions: give a panoramic view of qualitative research today; reflect the international and interdisciplinary character of qualitative research; document the essential issues in qualitative research; and demonstrate the relations between different research traditions.

Each of the four volumes carry an 8-10,000 word introduction which places the examination of qualitative research issues in the appropriate historical and intellectual context.

Volume 1 covers the fundamental issues about qualitative research, including epistemological ones. A wide range of case-studies are included.
Volume 2 covers the different methods with which qualitative research is associated.
Volume 3 deals with the analysis and interpretation of qualitative data, as well as with writing up the results of research.
Volume 4 contains selections relating to a wide range of specific issues in qualitative research in the appropriate historical and intellectual context.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Social sciences -- Research.