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A Very Short, Fairly Interesting and Reasonably Cheap Book about Qualitative Research [electronic resource].

By: Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9781412945967Series: Very Short, Fairly Interesting & Cheap BooksPublication details: London : Sage Publications Ltd., 2007.ISBN:
  • 9781446200230
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: No title; Print version:: A Very Short, Fairly Interesting and Reasonably Cheap Book about Qualitative ResearchDDC classification:
  • 001.43 300.72
LOC classification:
  • H62 .S4725 2007
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Contents:
Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction: Making a Space for this Book; 1 Innumerable Inscrutable Habits: Why Unremarkable Things Matter; 2 On Finding and Manufacturing Qualitative Data; 3 Instances or Sequences?; 4 Applying Qualitative Research; 5 The Aesthetics of Qualitative Research: On Bullshit and Tonsils; 6 A Very Short Conclusion; References; Appendix: Transcription Symbols; Author Index; Subject Index;
Summary: This text book lives up to its title. Steering clear of the formulaic approach taken by textbooks, Silverman seeks to challenge some underlying assumptions about the nature of qualitative research..This book comes highly recommended, both for those interested in qualitative research, as well as students who like a challenge' - Carole Murphy, Network. `Clear and incisive, this valuable text needs to be on every qualitative researcher s bookshelf. What could be handier? I recommend it to anyone in the trade for its seasoned good sense and advice' - Jay Gubrium, University of Missouri. `David Sil
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Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction: Making a Space for this Book; 1 Innumerable Inscrutable Habits: Why Unremarkable Things Matter; 2 On Finding and Manufacturing Qualitative Data; 3 Instances or Sequences?; 4 Applying Qualitative Research; 5 The Aesthetics of Qualitative Research: On Bullshit and Tonsils; 6 A Very Short Conclusion; References; Appendix: Transcription Symbols; Author Index; Subject Index;

This text book lives up to its title. Steering clear of the formulaic approach taken by textbooks, Silverman seeks to challenge some underlying assumptions about the nature of qualitative research..This book comes highly recommended, both for those interested in qualitative research, as well as students who like a challenge' - Carole Murphy, Network. `Clear and incisive, this valuable text needs to be on every qualitative researcher s bookshelf. What could be handier? I recommend it to anyone in the trade for its seasoned good sense and advice' - Jay Gubrium, University of Missouri. `David Sil