In this fully updated and expanded Second Edition, Carol Grbich provides a guide through current issues in the analysis of qualitative data. Packed with detailed examples, a glossary, further reading lists and a section on writing up, this easy to read text is exactly what you need to get you started in qualitative research. The new edition covers analytical approaches including: Grounded theory Classical, existential and hermeneutic phenomenology Feminist research including memory work Classical, auto- and cyberethnography as well as ethnodrama Content, narrative, conversation and discourse analysis Visual interpretation Semiotic, structural and poststructural analyses A one-stop-shop for students new to qualitative data analysis!
Structuralism and poststructuralism
Documentary analyticapproaches have been heavily influenced by theoretical shifts in structuralism and poststructuralism.This chapter explores the shifts in structuralism and outlines the criticisms of this mode of thought which then formed the basis for the growth of poststructuralism.