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Handbook of Qualitative Research in Education

Handbook of Qualitative Research in Education

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The Handbook of Qualitative Research in Education offers both basic and advanced discussions of data collection, analysis and representation of all the best qualitative methods used in educational research.

It contains four comprehensive yet concise sections on perspectives, settings, data collection and data analysis and representation. Authors from Australia, Europe, New Zealand and North America contribute to a wide-ranging and provocative Handbook that will inspire novice researchers and re-invigorate experienced scholars.

Its 44 well-documented chapters will serve academics and graduate students in educational research across all sectors of education from pre-school to graduate school, and all settings from formal to non-formal.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781781002933
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing
Publication date: 10/13/2013
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 640
Product dimensions: 9.10(w) x 6.20(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Edited by Sara Delamont, Reader Emerita, School of Social Sciences, Cardiff Univerity, UK

Table of Contents


1. Introduction: Leaving Damascus

Sara Delamont


2. Sociology of Education: Advancing Relations between Qualitative Methodology and Social Theory

Ruth Boyask

3. Anthropology and Education

David Mills

4. Social Identities and Schooling: Ethnographic Studies

Sean Kelly and Richard Majerus

5. Linguistic Perspectives in Qualitative Research in Education: A Brief History

Judith Green and Anissa Stewart

6. History and Ethnography: Interfaces and Juxtapositions

Maria Tamboukou

7. Feminist Perspectives on Qualitative Educational Research

Alexandra Allan

8. Queer Theory, Ethnography and Education

Cassandra Wells, Anna MacLeod and Blye Frank

9. Indigenous Methods in Qualitative Educational Research

Russell Bishop


10. Vocational Education and Training: Sites for Qualitative Study

Jane Salisbury

11. Walk this Way, Talk this Way: Qualitative Research on Professional Education

Lesley Pugsley

12. Ethnographic Journeys in Higher Education

Lisa Lucas

13. Teacher Education: Qualitative Research Approaches

Mark Dressman, Wayne Journell and Jay Mann

14. Apprenticeship: Toward a Reflexive Method for Researching ‘Education in “Non-formal” Settings’

Wolff-Michael Roth

15. Total Institutions and Qualitative Research

Ghazala Bhatti

16. In Cyberspace: Qualitative Methods for Educational Research

Hugh Busher and Nalita James


17. Schools in Focus: Photo Methods in Educational Research

Louisa Allen

18. Mobile Methods

Margarethe Kusenbach

19. The Uses of Life History

William G. Tierney and Randall F. Clemens

20. Gathering Narrative Data

Jane Elliott

21. Jane’s Three Letters: Working with Documents and Archives

Sue Middleton

22. Memory Books as a Methodological Resource in Biographical Research

Rachel Thomson and Janet Holland

23. Turning the Camera on Yourself: Digital Video Journals in Educational Research

M.L. White

24. ‘Traditional’ Ethnography: Peopled Ethnography for Luminous Description

Sara Delamont

25. Autoethnography

Peter de Vries

26. Interviewing Individuals

Martin Forsey

27. Testimonio as LatCrit Methodology in Education

Lindsay Pérez Huber

28. Using Focus Groups

Jude Robinson

29. Group Interviews: Understanding Shared Meaning and Meaning-Making

Dawn H. Currie and Deirdre M. Kelly

30. Using Pictures to Analyse and Construct Knowledge

Paul Reader

31. The Role of Documents in Social Research

Lindsay Prior


32. Transcription of Speech

Martyn Hammersley

33. Ethnomethodology, Conversation Analysis and Educational Settings

William Housley

34. Analysing Narratives: The Narrative Construction of Identity

Cate Watson

35. Approaching Narrative Analysis with 19 Questions

Martin Cortazzi and Lixian Jin

36. Analysing Fieldnotes: A Practical Guide

Zoë B. Corwin and Randall F. Clemens

37. Considering CAQDAS: Using and Choosing Software

Kate Stewart

38. The Literary and Rhetorical Turn

Paul Atkinson

39. From Voice: Exploring the Possibilities of Experimental Art

Andrew Gitlin

40. Textual Genres and the Question of Representation

Margaret J. Somerville

41. Autobiography: Tales of the Writing Self

Sara Delamont

42. Performing Findings: Tales of the Theatrical Self

Rachel Holmes

43. The Literary Turn: Fictions and Poetry

Pat Sikes

44. Dance: Making Movement Meaningful

Carl Bagley and Ricardo Castro-Salazar


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