By Jerry W. Willis
Foundations of Qualitative examine introduces key theoretical and epistemological innovations replete with ancient and present real-world examples. writer Jerry W. Willis offers a useful source to steer the severe and qualitative inquiry technique written in an available and non-intimidating kind that brings those another way tricky strategies to life.
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However, I do not think the choices are so straightforward that everyone who thinks about them will make the same choices I have. Thus, my goal for readers is not to convert you to my choices. It is to help you make betterinformed and thoughtful choices as both a producer and a consumer of social science research. Summary In the social sciences there are a number of general frameworks for doing research. The terms qualitative and quantitative often are used to describe two of these frameworks. However, these terms imply that the main differ ence between the different frameworks is the type of data collected: numbers or something else such as interviews or observations.
Again, there is a difference between deciding what you believe and being so confident you are "right" that you try to impose your views on others. As a journal editor, for example, I do not feel I have the right to judge an article submitted to my jour nal as "right" or "wrong" on the basis of whether it adheres to the paradigm I currently use. The question is not whether it fits my paradigm. The proper question is, "Would scholars within the paradigm used in this article consider it a contribution to the literature?
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Foundations of Qualitative Research: Interpretive and Critical Approaches by Jerry W. Willis