"...this new edition also features chapters covering: differing research designs, the role of theory, and ethical issues in qualitative research; interview, focus group and observational methods; and documentary and conversation analysis." -- Back cover
In many ways, Fielding served as one of the cradles of phenomenological research — the study of how people make sense, and extract meaning, from phenomena in their lives. This book pays homage to the tradition of qualitative phenomenological research by embracing the research projects of nine graduate scholar-practitioners, which demonstrate the applicability of phenomenology and hermeneutics for their professional practice and personal lives. - Fielding Graduate University website.
With methods to synthesize qualitative evidence emerging, this book examines the methodological bases of qualitative synthesis and describes the processes involved in the conduct of a rigorous synthesis of qualitative evidence, with a particular focus on meta- aggregation.
This revised and updated edition of Qualitative Research in Health Care offers an introduction to conducting and interpreting qualitative research, incorporating new examples, references and chapters relevant for an introductory level text.