With two chapters devoted to both the theory and practice of each method, this unique text presents sophisticated ideas and concepts in a detailed and accessible way, and is essential reading for undergraduate students as well as postgraduates and researchers.
2. Psychology, qualitative methods and the ideas of science.
3. Qualitative inquiry: perspectives, methods and psychology.
Part II: Using qualitative research methods.
4. Protocol analysis: theoretical background.
5. Protocol analysis: practical implementation.
6. Grounded theory: theoretical background.
7. Grounded theory: practical implementation.
8. Ethnography: theoretical background.
9. Ethnography: practical implementation.
10. Discourse analysis and constructionist approaches: theoretical background.
11. Discourse analysis: practical implementation.
Part III: Evaluating qualitative research methods.
12. The relationship between qualitative and quantitative research.
13. The use of the self in qualitative research.
14. Evolving issues for qualitative psychology.
Anna Madill is a Senior Lecturer in Abnormal and Qualitative Psychology at Leeds University. She was co–author of an LTSN–funded project on supervising qualitative final year projects in psychology.
Both editors were the proposers of the recently–approved new section of the British Psychological Society, Qualitative Methods in Psychology. Zazie is Chair of the section, and Anna is Treasurer. They are members of the Qualitative Research Group at the Institute of Psychological Sciences, University of Leeds.