Grbich’s analysis text is marketed for beginners although it contains some content that may be more meaningful for those with prior exposure to qualitative inquiry. The content of the book might be viewed as a series of contrasts: serious versus humorous; decisive versus flexible; didactic versus experiential. While some content areas are covered in great detail, the role of transcription in analysis is minimized. Recommended use of this text is as a supplemental book in a first qualitative course or as a primary text in a subsequent course.
Qualitative Analysis, Contrasts, Qualitative Inquiry
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Chatfield, S. L. (2013). Student Versus Scholar: A Review of Carol Grbich ’s Qualitative Data Analysis: An Introduction (2nd ed.). The Qualitative Report, 18(33), 1-4. Retrieved from http://nsuworks.nova.edu/tqr/vol18/iss33/3