Using Qualitative Methods in Psychology
Kopala, Mary; Suzuki, Lisa A. 19990420 SAGE Publications, Inc, 1 edition, 256p.
■Kopala, Mary; Suzuki, Lisa A. 19990420 Using Qualitative Methods in Psychology
, SAGE Publications, Inc, 1 edition, 256p. ISBN-10: 0761910379 ISBN-13: 978-0761910374 $63 [amazon]
The authors analyze the observational methods which historically form the basis of the field of psychology. They go on to address topics such as: validity and reliability, training issues, ethics, and use of qualitative computer programmes. In the second part, issues related to the application of qualitative methods are considered, for example HIV//AIDS, feminist perspectives, vocational, and adolescent development.
SECTION ONE: FOUNDATIONAL ISSUES IN QUALITATIVE METHODS
PART ONE: THE PHILOSOPHICAL FOUNDATIONS OF QUALITATIVE METHODS IN PSYCHOLOGY
Qualitative Research: A Matter of Hermaneutics and the Sociology of Knowledge
Locating the Qualitative Research Genre
An Exploration of Quality in Qualitative Research: Are `Reliability' and `Validity' Relevant?
The Role of the Qualitative Researcher
Merging Qualitative and Quantitative Perspectives in a Research Identity
PART TWO: PRACTICAL FOUNDATIONS FOR CONDUCTING QUALITATIVE RESEARCH
Ethics in Qualitative Research
The Internet and Qualitative Research: Opportunities and Constraints on Analysis of Cyberspace Discourse
Teaching Qualitative Research in Psychology
Designing Qualitative Research Reports for Publication
SECTION TWO: APPLYING QUALITATIVE METHODS IN PSYCHOLOGY
PART THREE: QUALITATIVE RESEARCH IN A CULTURAL CONTEXT
Exploring Mulitcultural Issues Using Qualitative Methods
Qualitative Methods for an Outsider Looking In: Lesbian Women and Body Image
Friendship Patterns Among Urban Adolescent Boys: A Qualitative Account
PART FOUR: QUALITATIVE RESEARCH IN A THERAPEUTIC CONTEXT
Capturing the Process of Family Therapy as Social Meaning Construction
Using a Qualitative Method to Study Clinical Supervision: What is Effective Clinical Supervision?
PART FIVE: QUALITATIVE METHODS IN ACTION RESEARCH AND EVALUATION
The Use of Focus Groups Within a Participatory Action Research Environment
Qualitative Research in Program Evaluation