Handbook of Emergent Methods

Handbook of Emergent Methods

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Social researchers increasingly find themselves looking beyond conventional methods to address complex research questions. This is the first book to comprehensively examine emergent qualitative and quantitative theories and methods across the social and behavioral sciences. Providing scholars and students with a way to retool their research choices, the volume presents cutting-edge approaches to data collection, analysis, and representation. Leading researchers describe alternative uses of traditional quantitative and qualitative tools; innovative hybrid or mixed methods; and new techniques facilitated by technological advances. Consistently formatted chapters explore the strengths and limitations of each method for studying different types of research questions and offer practical, in-depth examples.Traditional ethnographic observations may also inform autoethnographic writing. Autoethnography may be communicated as a short story, essay, poem, novel, play, performance piece, or other experimental text. Aspects of the work may beanbsp;...

Title:Handbook of Emergent Methods
Author:PhD Sharlene Nagy Hesse-Biber, Patricia Leavy
Publisher:Guilford Publications - 2013-10-15


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