- Subject index
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.
Chapter 1: Qualitative Research: A Matter of Hermeneutics and the Sociology of Knowledge
Qualitative Research: A Matter of Hermeneutics and the Sociology of Knowledge
Within the last decade, qualitative research methods have been exploding onto the scene in several disciplines, particularly education, nursing, and social work. Its uptake ...