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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.

Ethics in Qualitative Research
Ethics in qualitative research
CoriCieurzoMerle A.Keitel

Although researchers have a variety of qualitative methodologies from which to choose, this chapter focuses on participant observation and in-depth interviewing because these are the methods most often employed in psychological research. Participant observation, often referred to asfieldwork, involves the researcher entering into a ...

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