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Innovative Qualitative Data Collection Techniques for Conducting Literature Reviews [Book Chapter]
RSEM Faculty Bookshelf
  • Anthony J. Onwuegbuzie, Sam Houston State University
  • Nancy L. Leech, School of Education and Human Development at the University of Colorado Denver
  • Kathleen M.T. Collins, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville
Document Type
Book
Publication Date
1-1-2011
Abstract
About this book: Social Research is a bourgeoning field. Of course it has many traditions and approaches, but there is a high premium upon thinking differently and thinking anew because social life is never static or wholly predictable. This Handbook, edited by internationally recognized scholars in the field, provides a comprehensive, pitch perfect critical assessment of the field. The main features of the Handbook are: Clear organization into 4 parts dealing with The Social Context of Research; Design and Data Collection; Integrating The Analysis of New Data Types; Sampling, Inference and Measurement Clear, cutting edge chapters on Objectivity; Effects; Organizing Social Research; Correspondence Analysis; Grounded Theory; Conversational Surveys; Mixed Methods; Regression Analysis; Optimal Matching Analysis; GIS Analysis; Quantitative Narrative Analysis; Longitudinal Studies; Equation Modeling Brings together a glittering assembly of the key figures working in the field of Methods today Demonstrates the continuities and productive tensions between classical traditions and real world research today The result is a superbly organized text which will be required reading for anyone interested in the routes and future of social research. It is an unparalleled teaching resource and a 'must have' for serious social researchers.
Citation Information
Anthony J. Onwuegbuzie, Nancy L. Leech and Kathleen M.T. Collins. "Innovative Qualitative Data Collection Techniques for Conducting Literature Reviews [Book Chapter]" (2011)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/nancy-leech/65/