The SAGE Handbook of Qualitative Data Analysis, 1st Edition

  • Uwe Flick
  • Published By: Sage UK
  • ISBN-10: 1446296695
  • ISBN-13: 9781446296691
  • DDC: 001.42
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 664 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released December 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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The wide range of approaches to data analysis in qualitative research can seem daunting even for experienced researchers. This handbook is the first to provide a state-of-the art overview of the whole field of QDA; from general analytic strategies used in qualitative research, to approaches specific to particular types of qualitative data, including talk, text, sounds, images and virtual data. The handbook includes chapters on traditional analytic strategies such as grounded theory, content analysis, hermeneutics, phenomenology and narrative analysis, as well as coverage of newer trends like mixed methods, reanalysis and meta-analysis. Practical aspects such as sampling, transcription, working collaboratively, writing and implementation are given close attention, as are theory and theorization, reflexivity, and ethics. Written by a team of experts in qualitative research from around the world, this handbook is an essential compendium for all qualitative researchers and students across the social sciences.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
International Advisory Editorial Board.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
List of Tables and Figures.
About the Editor.
Notes on Contributors.
1: Mapping the Field.
2: Mapping the Field.
3: Concepts, Contexts, Basics.
4: Notes Toward a Theory of Qualitative Data Analysis.
5: Analytic Inspiration in Ethnographic Fieldwork.
6: Sampling Strategies in Qualitative Research.
7: Transcription as a Crucial Step of Data Analysis.
8: Collaborative Analysis of Qualitative Data.
9: Qualitative Comparative Practices: Dimensions, Cases and Strategies.
10: Reflexivity and the Practice of Qualitative Research.
11: Induction, Deduction, Abduction.
12: Interpretation and Analysis.
13: Analytic Strategies.
14: Grounded Theory and Theoretical Coding.
15: Qualitative Content Analysis.
16: Phenomenology as a Research Method.
17: Narrative Analysis: The Constructionist Approach.
18: Documentary Method.
19: Hermeneutics and Objective Hermeneutics.
20: Cultural Studies.
21: Netnographic Analysis: Understanding Culture through Social Media Data.
22: Using Software in Qualitative Analysis.
23: Types of Data and Their Analysis.
24: Analysing Interviews.
25: Analysing Focus Groups.
26: Conversations and Conversation Analysis.
27: Discourses and Discourse Analysis.
28: Analysing Observations.
29: Analysing Documents.
30: Analysing News Media.
31: Analysing Images.
32: Analysis of Film.
33: Analysing Sounds.
34: Video Analysis and Videography.
35: Analysing Virtual Data.
36: Using and Assessing Qualitative Data Analysis.
37: Reanalysis of Qualitative Data.
38: Qualitative Meta-analysis.
39: Quality of Data Analysis.
40: Ethical Use of Qualitative Data and Findings.
41: Analytic Integration in Qualitatively Driven (QUAL) Mixed and Multiple Methods Designs.
42: Generalization in and from Qualitative Analysis.
43: Theorization from Data.
44: Writing And/As Analysis or Performing the World.
45: Implementation: Putting Analyses into Practice.
Author Index.
Subject Index.