`Apart from its inherent readability, I found three other attractive features about the book: First is the use of exemplars based on case studies from qualitative studies, including Whyte's Street Corner Society; second, is the quotes from key methodological texts reflecting on a range of qualitative research traditions; and third, is the use of philosophical argument and reference in the book which provided an added depth to the debate, often lacking in more practically oriented books.
This text is a must for any student (whether they be pre- or post-registration) undertaking qualitative research and wanting to re-affirm the quality of the said research. It is clearly written and delves into what makes a good qualitative research piece of work. I will be recommending this text to my students.
This text book is more engagingly written than many qualitative books, with the use of lots of varied examples. It is about methodology rather than methods per se, and is a good supporting text for students who wish to learn more about the background of qualitative methodology and to consider their approach to their qualitative research
this is an excellent book which comprehensively explores qualitative research
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