Qualitative

Introduction This section contains recommendations for materials that will help in understanding  qualitative research. There is a very wide range of methods utilised in design related studies. especially where studies focus on people.


Quick

Flick, Uwe. 2014. An introduction to Qualitative Research. Sage. pp.25-38 [clear comparison between quantitative and qualitative approaches] |  pdf  |  weblink  |  review  |


Primary

Savin-Baden, Maggi and Claire Howell Major. 2013. Qualitative Research: the essential guide to theory and practice. Routledge. 978-0-415-67478-2
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Secondary

Denzin, Norman K. and Yvonna S. Lincoln. 2011. Handbook of Qualitative Research. SAGE.
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Silverman, D. 2013. Doing qualitative research. A practical handbook. Sage.
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Strauss, Anselm and Juliet Corbin, J. 2008. Basics of Qualitative Research: Techniques and procedures for developing Grounded Theory. London, UK: Sage.
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Bibliography

Ethnography and design. This is a wiki of related resources
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Feldman, M. S. 1995. Strategies for interpreting qualitative data. California: Sage Publications.
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Fetterman , David M. 1998. Ethnography : step by step. Sage.
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Litosseliti, L. 2003. Using Focus Groups in Research. London: Continuum.
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Miles, M. B. and Huberman, A. M. 1994. Qualitative data analysis: An expanded sourcebook. London: Sage Publications.
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Moustakas, C. 1990. Heuristic Research: Design, Methodology and Application. London: Sage.|  pdf  |  weblink  |  review  |

Reason, P. & Bradbury, H. 2000. A Handbook of Action Research. London: Sage.
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van Manen, M. 1990. Researching Lived Experience. State University of New York Press.
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van Manen, Max. 2011. On the Epistemology of Reflective Practice, in: Teachers and Teaching: theory and practice, 1995, vol. 1, no. 1, pp.33-50
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Portigal, Steve. 2013. Interviewing Users: How to Uncover Compelling Insights. Rosenfeld Media. [Portigal is a designer writing from his own commercial experience] |  pdf  |  weblink  |  review  |