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Abstract

Warren and Karner’s (2010) second edition of Discovering Qualitative Methods provides the novice and/or student sociology researcher with a solid foundation in the historical and theoretical underpinnings of qualitative research as it is applied to the social sciences. Once the reader is grounded in the history and principles of qualitative research the book evolves into a rich, informative, "how-to" guide for those undertaking the complexities of contemporary qualitative research, including fieldwork, qualitative interviews, and collection of visual/textual and internet data.

Keywords

Qualitative Research, Sociology, Field Research, Qualitative Interviewing

Author Bio(s)

Angela Yehl, Psy.D., is completing her postdoctoral residency in clinical psychology and is also currently enrolled in the Graduate Certificate Program In Qualitative Research at Nova Southeastern University. Specific research interests include: Psychological and Psychoeducational Assessment, Neurodevelopmental Disorders (i.e., Autism Spectrum Disorders, ADHD), and working with military veterans and their families. She can be contacted at 3301 College Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314-7796 USA; Telephone: 954.262.8299; Fax: 954.262.2917; E-mail: yehl@nova.edu.

Publication Date

11-30-2009

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Comments

Original volume and issue number from The Qualitative Weekly, an offshoot publication of The Qualitative Report which has been folded into the primary journal: Volume 2, Issue 48

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