Qualitative research is growing in Asia and globally. In an Asian context, this requires an awareness of a completely different set of norms, practices, and expectations than those covered by books from a western perspective. This handbook truly celebrates these differences. Spanning the full research process, from philosophy and ethics to design and methods and through data collection, management, analysis, and dissemination, it focuses specifically on the practicalities needed to conduct effective and culturally responsive research in the Asian context. This handbook extends beyond researchers actually in Asia and also speaks to researchers working with Asian participants, researching in Asian immigrant neighbourhoods, and studying the larger global topics like socioeconomic challenges, climate change, or technological advancement. This is the first book to focus specifically on qualitative research in the Asian context and includes diverse contributors from Asia such as the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, India, Oman, China, South Korea, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Hong Kong, and from other continents such as North America, South America, Africa, Europe, and Oceania. Section 1: Foundations of Qualitative Research in Asia; Section 2: Qualitative Research Designs; Section 3: Best Practices in Dealing with Qualitative Research Data; and Section 4: Other Qualitative Research Topics.

Data Protection, Management, and Credibility in the Asian Context

Data Protection, Management, and Credibility in the Asian Context

Data protection, management, and credibility in the asian context
Reynaldo Gacho Segumpan Joanna Soraya Abu Zahari

Managing and protecting data as well as ensuring data credibility are essential in doing qualitative research. Such measures safeguard the trustworthiness of the data and rights of the research participants. Researchers can also benefit and comply with expectations of institutions, funding agencies, colleagues, and the public. According to Lin (2009), “proper data management allows researchers to accumulate information in various forms or locations for different research purposes, while maintaining the security of the data” (p. 132). Although researchers use data and information interchangeably, they are not necessarily the same. The ...

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