Successful Writing for Qualitative Researchers

Discussing all aspects of translating research into writing, this text should be of use to students, researchers and writers concerned with getting their research written and having it published.

Author: Peter Woods

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 0415355397

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

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Discussing all aspects of translating research into writing, this text should be of use to students, researchers and writers concerned with getting their research written and having it published.

Successful Writing for Qualitative Researchers

Holliday, A. (2002) Doing and Writing Qualitative Research, London: Sage. Van
Maanen, J. (ed.) (1995) Representation in Ethnography, Thousand Oaks, CA:
Sage. Wolcott, H.F. (2001) Writing up Qualitative Research, 2nd edn, Newbury
Park, ...

Author: Peter Woods

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781134254910

Category: Education

Page: 200

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It is always difficult to know how to write up research, and as academics and postgraduates alike come under increasing pressure to improve rates of publication a text like this one is essential reading for all researchers. The book discusses all aspects of translating research into writing, including: * getting started and keeping going * putting into words what you want to say * ways of organizing your work * coping with problems, blockages and sustaining morale *style and format *editing your writing *writing alone and writing in a team *approaching problems and getting published. This book will be of use to students, researchers and writers concerned with getting their research written and having it published.

How to Write Qualitative Research

This text provides the perfect companion for writers of almost any skill level, from undergraduates to professionals.

Author: Marcus B. Weaver-Hightower

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781351659048

Category: Psychology

Page: 274

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Qualitative research has exploded in popularity in nearly every discipline from the social sciences to health fields to business. While many qualitative textbooks explain how to conduct an interview or analyze fieldnotes, rarely do they give more than a few scant pages to the skill many find most difficult: writing. That’s where How to Write Qualitative Research comes in. Using clear prose, helpful examples and lists, it breaks down and explains the most common writing tasks in qualitative research, and each chapter suggests step-by-step how-to approaches writers can use to tackle those tasks. Topics include: writing about and with qualitative data composing findings orginizing chapters and sections using grammar for powerful writing revising for clarity writing conclusions, methods sections, and theory creating and writing about visuals writing different types of qualitative research and different document types Each chapter features real-world examples from both professionals and students, hands-on practice activities, and template sentences that show qualitative writers how to get started. This text provides the perfect companion for writers of almost any skill level, from undergraduates to professionals. Whether you are writing a course paper, a dissertation, or your next book, How to Write Qualitative Research will help you write clearer, more effective qualitative research.

Doing Writing Qualitative Research

Accessible, practical and concise, this new edition expertly tackles the practical problems which writers face when they attempt to transfer the rich data experience of their real world research into a textual product.

Author: Adrian Holliday

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9781412911290

Category: Social Science

Page: 199

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This fully updated and revised second edition of the successful Doing and Writing Qualitative Research will reinforce its place as an indispensable tool for anyone involved in the qualitative research process. Accessible, practical and concise, this new edition expertly tackles the practical problems which writers face when they attempt to transfer the rich data experience of their real world research into a textual product. New attention is paid to the crucial issues of the nature and use of visual data, personal narrative, core and periphery data, and data reconstruction and fictionalization.

Writing Up Qualitative Research

1982 Differing Styles of On - Site Research , Or , " If It Isn't Ethnography , What Is It
? " Review Journal of Philosophy and Social Science ... 1988 Problem Finding in
Qualitative Research . ... 1999 Successful Writing for Qualitative Researchers .

Author: Harry F. Wolcott

Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated

ISBN: UOM:49015002628551

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

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Wolcott has thoroughly revised the book that has provided a solution to this conundrum as well as inspired thousands of readers with their writing. Using lively examples from his and other researchers' experiences, friendly, practical tips, and a warm, reflective writing style, this second edition has been completely updated and includes new features, such as: Chapter 4 on Linking Up: Provides readers with thoughtful guidelines as to how and where to use theory, what needs to be said about method, some thoughts about the "traditional" literature review (as well as how to decide whether or not to include this material!) Applications: Give readers the opportunity to put into practice some of Wolcott's tips to improve or jump-start their own writing Bulleted Reviews: Highlight the key points to remember from each chapter Read the book that will not only enable you to better tell the story of your research in the article, monograph, or dissertation you need to write but also help you to incorporate writing into the essential role it must play in a professional research career.

Finding Your Way in Qualitative Research

Basics of qualitative research : techniques and procedures for developing
grounded theory . Second ... Invited address at the annual conference on
Qualitative Research in Education , July . ... Successful writing for qualitative
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Author: Elizabeth Henning

Publisher:

ISBN: STANFORD:36105114900819

Category: Qualitative research

Page: 179

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Qualitative Interviewing

Qualitative researchers " gotta write . " Successful writing requires sustained effort
. If you fail to engage the intended audience or your narrative is garbled or the
presentation illogical , if there is not enough background provided to make the ...

Author: Herbert J. Rubin

Publisher: Sage Publications (CA)

ISBN: UOM:39076002656820

Category: Social Science

Page: 291

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Click 'Additional Materials' for downloadable samples Qualitative Interviewing: The Art of Hearing Data, 2nd Edition explains how to obtain rich, detailed and evocative information through open-ended depth interviewing. This practical, user-friendly text takes the novice researcher through all of the steps of an interviewing project, beginning with picking a viable and absorbing topic, gaining the confidence of interviewees, preparing questions, and the final analysis and write-up. A core purpose of the book is building confidence in beginning researchers so they can begin to interview right away and experience the excitement of learning about others' lives and stories. Examples from the authors' own interviews and those of professional colleagues create an engaging first-hand feel. For more experienced researchers the book examines debates in the literature on what can be learned with what kind of certainty and the appropriate role of the author in the final text. The book accomplishes this without the,use of academic jargon. Qualitative Interviewing, 2nd Edition has been totally rewritten to add new examples and to better integrate the presentation of topics. Readers will see how the choice of topic influences question wording and how the questions asked influence the analysis. Authors Herbert and Irene Rubin have improved the presentation of matters that students have most trouble with, such as finding an interesting and viable topic, recognizing concepts, learning when and how aggressively to follow up, and figuring out ways to get published. Key Features * Assumes no prior knowledge or experience, and its light tone reads like a conversation between the reader andthe authors* Emphasizes treating interviewees as respected partners in the research process while suggesting ways of working with those who lack understanding of what qualitative research entails* Introduces the idea of

Academic s Support Kit Writing for publication

Richardson examines the historical contexts of writing conventions and then
explores the possibilities of new modes of writing qualitative research , including '
creative analytic products ' . Woods , P. ( 1999 ) Successful Writing for Qualitative
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Author: Rebecca Boden

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ISBN: UVA:X004810676

Category: Education

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Managing the Ageing Experience

Wilson , G. ( 2001 ) ' Conceptual frameworks and emancipatory research in social
gerontology ' , Ageing & Society , vol 21 , pp 471-87 . Windle , K. ... Woods , P. (
1999 ) Successful writing for qualitative researchers , London : Routledge .

Author: Denise Tanner

Publisher: Ageing and the Lifecourse

ISBN: NWU:35556041249806

Category: Social Science

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"A book which truly makes older people's experiences central to understanding how best policy makers and practitioners might promote well-being in later life." --

Dissertation Research and Writing for Construction Students

Covering topic selection, research planning and methodology to structuring and writing the dissertation, this book includes everything needed for a successful write-up.

Author: Shamil Naoum

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781136409905

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 224

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Dissertation Research and Writing for Construction Students is the only how-to guide for BSc and MSc students. Covering topic selection, research planning and methodology to structuring and writing the dissertation, this book includes everything needed for a successful write-up. A new chapter on Supervision and Assessment as well as updates to references and case studies ensures students know what is expected of them and how they will be assessed. The clear, concise, step-by-step text illustrated with examples of best case practice makes this an ideal resource for anyone involved in research in this field.

Sociology

Woods , Peter , Successful Writing for Qualitative Researchers , London :
Routledge , 1999 , paperback £ 12.99 , X + 158 pp . Yamamoto , Yoshinobu ,
Globalism , Regionalism and Nationalism : Asia in Search of its Role in the 21st
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Author: ANONIMO

Publisher: Addison Wesley Longman

ISBN: UCAL:B4927890

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Research Writing

188 Van Schaik Publishers Research writing : breaking the barriers is a book for
... Writing groups , change and academic identity : research development as local
practice . Studies in Higher ... Successful writing for qualitative researchers .

Author: Cecile Badenhorst

Publisher:

ISBN: STANFORD:36105131820982

Category: Academic writing

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Research writing: breaking the barriers is a title for those who regularly write documents based on research.

Qualitative Research

This is a comprehensive and accessible first text on qualitative methods that boasts a who's who of leading qualitative methodologists and is a must-have book for any student involved in doing research.

Author: David Silverman

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1446259579

Category: Social Science

Page: 464

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Lecturers, click here to request an electronic inspection copy - no waiting for the post to arrive! This hugely successful textbook has been fully updated and revised to make it even more accessible and comprehensive than previous editions. New chapters have been added on a range of key topics, including grounded theory, research ethics and systematic review. This book draws on a stellar list of leading qualitative researchers, each of whom is writing on their own specialized area in qualitative research, but doing so in a way that is clear and accessible to students and those new to the field of qualitative methods. All chapters also have added features - such as internet links, questions for readers and recommended readings. Alongside its engaging and accessible style, these new features make Qualitative Research the ideal textbook for all students working within this field. This is a comprehensive and accessible first text on qualitative methods that boasts a who's who of leading qualitative methodologists and is a must-have book for any student involved in doing research.

Essentials of Publishing Qualitative Research

Getting a qualitative article or book published involves more than simply doing the research, writing it up, and sending it off.

Author: Mitchell Allen

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781315429274

Category: Psychology

Page: 183

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Getting a qualitative article or book published involves more than simply doing the research, writing it up, and sending it off. You also need to know how to navigate the social relations of presenting your work to the journal editor or book publisher—and how to craft your message to them—if you want to be successful. Written by a highly-respected publisher of qualitative research, this brief, practical resource shows you how to identify the right home for your work. It also guides you through the publications process-- from crafting the abstract to writing, production, and marketing--once you’ve found the best publisher. The author -demystifies what publishers and journal editors do, how they make their decisions on qualitative articles, research studies, and methods books;-discusses edited books, how to publish from your dissertation, and when to consider open access and electronic publications; and-includes case studies, appendixes, forms, and resources to help the aspiring academic.

How to Complete a Successful Research Project

This book will guide the student through all of the key areas that they will need to deliver a successful research project, providing practical guidance, examples and hints and tips for success on areas such as: Choosing a theme and topic ...

Author: Kathleen McMillan

Publisher: Pearson UK

ISBN: 9781292073484

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 328

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A practical, step-by-step guide to planning, researching and writing a research project for undergraduate students approaching a research project for the first time. Undertaking a large-scale, original research project can be extremely daunting and challenging to any student. Using the tried-and-tested Smarter Student series approach, style and pedagogy to deliver timely, practical, hands-on guidance based on real-life experience from students and lecturers alike, this book will be an invaluable tutorial and reference for any student approaching an undergraduate or masters research project for the first time. This book will guide the student through all of the key areas that they will need to deliver a successful research project, providing practical guidance, examples and hints and tips for success on areas such as: Choosing a theme and topic for your research Writing the proposal Working with your supervisor Planning and managing your time and activity Analysing and evaluating data Successful academic writing styles and conventions Correct citing, referencing and avoiding plagiarism Ethics in research Researching and compiling the literature survey Methods of collecting and analysing data Writing-up and presenting your findings An essential guide to academic success!

Effective Writing

The thorough discussion of graphing makes this a particularly helpful resource
for the design of complex graphs . 296 pp . Hard cover . Qualitative Research and
Meta - analysis Monson ER , editor . Research : successful approaches .

Author: Louise Bell

Publisher: Copp Clark Pitman

ISBN: UOM:39015040741723

Category: Medical writing

Page: 400

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Qualitative Research Methods

Practical and straightforward, this book is a multidisciplinary introduction to the process of planning, conducting and analysing qualitative research, from selecting appropriate methods to publishing your findings.

Author: Monique Hennink

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9781473924352

Category: Social Science

Page: 376

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Practical and straightforward, this book is a multidisciplinary introduction to the process of planning, conducting and analysing qualitative research, from selecting appropriate methods to publishing your findings. Built around the authors’ Qualitative Research Cycle – consisting of the design, data collection and analytic cycles – this pragmatic guide clearly demonstrates the steps you need to take to ensure your research is rigorous and robust. Drawing on decades of experience teaching workshops, the book is packed with techniques and tools to help you turn theory and method into research practice. This second edition: Showcases the importance of linking research design to data analysis, helping you avoid potential pitfalls and get the most out of your data Highlights the relevance and wide application of qualitative methods with an array of international examples of real field research and interdisciplinary case studies Gives clear guidance on writing qualitative research, including how to respond to critiques of qualitative methods Has a renewed focus on evaluating quality in qualitative research, ensuring your work is valid, reflexive and ethical Offering tried and tested research tools like interview guides that you can apply to your own projects and supported by online resources including checklists and reflective questions, this book is the perfect companion for anyone looking to complete a successful project using qualitative research methods.

Doing Qualitative Research

What kind of research gets funded , how much statistics one has to use to get
funded , and how to write an application ... At the time I wrote my first applications
, I worked with a colleague who already had participated in writing successful ...

Author: Wolff-Michael Roth

Publisher: Brill / Sense

ISBN: UVA:X004995333

Category: Education

Page: 482

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Roth takes readers on a journey of issues in designing actual studies of knowing and learning in the classroom, exploring actual data, and putting readers face to face with problems that they have possibly encountered, and what they could have done. (Education)

The Sport Psychologist

Issue of validity in openly ideological research : Between a rock and hard place .
Interchange , 17 , 63 ... The question of quality and qualifications : Writing inferior
poems as qualitative research . ... Successful writing for qualitative researchers .

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ISBN: STANFORD:36105133489406

Category: Sports

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Qualitative Methods in Aging Research

To be sure , certain federal agencies do not seem to fund qualitative research
while others do . How much of this is results from a lack of ... Writing , of course ,
needs reference to a successful or good model . Many proposal writers
essentially ...

Author: Jaber F. Gubrium

Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated

ISBN: 080394943X

Category: Social Science

Page: 412

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This volume of original articles by leading researchers explores the methodological possibilities and difficulties involved in doing qualitative work with the aged. The contributors illustrate, with numerous examples, the strengths of qualitative strategies and techniques for uncovering meaning, dissecting processes, and examining cultural and other issues of difference between people and groups.