This comprehensive text helps student understand the central concepts, topics, and skills necessary to engage in rigorous, valid, and respectful qualitative research. The authors balance communicating the foundations and processes of qualitative research with clarity and simplicity, while at the same time capturing its complexity and the multiple layers that are central to research.
Whether the reader is new to qualitative research or not, the text develops and deepens their understanding of an approach to research that seeks, designs for, and engages criticality in qualitative research. Every chapter begins with an overview and key objectives. Many interdisciplinary and diverse examples illustrate key concepts throughout, along with a wide range of memos, conceptual framework narratives, graphics and much more.