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Table Of Contents

Introducing Margot and This Chapter
The Beginning
The Plunge
Entering the Field as an Ongoing Proposition
Too Close to Home
What Was That Question Again?
Letting Go: Trusting the Process
The Support Group: The Tie That Binds
Participant Observation
Choosing a Participant Observer Role
Beginning Observation with Wide Focus
Becoming ‘The Other’
Prolonged Engagement
Concern for Objectivity
What Was That Question Again? Again
Beginning Challenges
Staying Out Staying In
About Questioning
Beginning the Log
Log Format and Content
Analytic Memos
Audiotaping and Videotaping
Ongoing Data Analysis
Computers as Aids in Analysis
Leaving the Field
Keeping the Door Open
Establishing Trustworthiness
The Shock of Recognition
In the Act: Working toward Credibility
Support Group: The Life Line
Introducing Teri and This Chapter
Facing the Fears
Emotional Connections
Too Close for Comfort
Too Far for Comfort
Making the Familiar Unfamiliar
Making the Unfamiliar Familiar
Is Qualitative Research for You?
Accepting Ambiguity
Accepting One’s Emotions
Introducing Diane and This Chapter
The Final Analysis of Data
Getting Started
Approaches to Analysis
Applying Thinking Units
Establishing Categories
Developing Themes
Developing Vignettes/Constructs
Including Numbers
Return to Trustworthiness
Back to the Field
When Is Enough Enough?
Negative Case Analysis
Peer Involvement in the Research Process
Making the Story
Finding a Voice
Creating a Narrative
Narrative Devices
Personal Work Strategies
Introducing Margaret and This Chapter
Learning Qualitative Methods and Attitudes
Transformation of Self during the Qualitative Process
Research as a Transactional Process
Talking with Those Outside Academia
Talking with Those Inside Academia
Concerns for the Integrity of the Study
Concerns for Impacts on the Participants
Epilogue: Margot’s Last Word
Colleague Contributors
Name Index
Subject Index
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Doing Qualitative Research

Doing Qualitative Research

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