ISBN-10:
1781002932
ISBN-13:
9781781002933
Pub. Date:
10/13/2013
Publisher:
Edward Elgar Publishing
Handbook of Qualitative Research in Education

Handbook of Qualitative Research in Education

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Overview

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

Contents:


1. Introduction: Leaving Damascus

Sara Delamont


PART I: THEORETICAL AND DISCIPLINARY PERSPECTIVES

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


PART II: NON-SCHOOL SETTINGS

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


PART III: DATA COLLECTION

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


PART IV: ANALYSIS AND REPRESENTATION

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


Index

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