In addition to hundreds of new references features new to this edition include: a comprehensive introduction to qualitative methods including a review of existing computer applications for collecting and analyzing data; the latest information about the use of computers and online research techniques, including the use of the Internet to locate actual research instruments and journal articles; updated coverage on new scales, internal and external validity, and new analytic techniques with extensive references on each; abstracts, citations and subject groupings by measurement tool of the last five years of the American Sociological Review, Social Psychology Quarterly, and the American Journal of Sociology; extensive coverage of how to prepare manuscripts for publication, including a list of all journals covered by Sociological Abstracts along with the editorial office address and URL for each entry; new coverage of ethical issues; expansion of social indicators to include international coverage; discussion of the importance of policy research with presentation and discussion of specific models as an adjunct to both applied and basic research techniques; and the addition of an index to facilitate the reader's ability to quickly locate a topic.

Further Resources for Qualitative Researchers

Further Resources for Qualitative Researchers

4.13.1 Further Readings

Anzul, MargaretEvans, Judith F.King, RitaTellier-Robinson, Dora.Moving beyond a deficit perspective with qualitative research methods.Exceptional Children67235–249.(2001).
Berg, Bruce Lawrence.(2000).Qualitative research methods for the social sciences.Needham Heights, MA: Allyn and Bacon.
Bernard, H. Russell.(2000).Social research methods: Qualitative and quantitative approaches.Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
Campbell, Kim Sydow.Collecting information: Qualitative research methods for solving workplace problems.Technical Communication: Journal of the Society for Technical Communication46532–545.(1999).
Creswell, John W(1994).Research design: Qualitative and quantitative approaches.Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
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