The art and science of doing qualitative research involving children is the subject of this book. Elizabeth Graue and Daniel Walsh discuss the research process, dealing succinctly with generic issues but emphasizing where work with children presents its own particular challenges. Part One looks across the research enterprise, conceptualizing it as an holistic activity. Part Two focuses on fieldwork, and the final part examines the interpretive and reporting aspects of qualitative research.
No single scientific research method exists. Scientific method encompasses many disparate approaches, as varied as the scientific disciplines themselves. Understanding children well requires combining varied approaches as well as looking for new ones. We begin with a short overview discussion on research, a ...