This chapter provides general descriptions and definitions for a variety of qualitative research approaches. The chapter is framed by discussion of the anthropological foundations of ethnographic and other qualitative methods.
This chapter will provide a cursory overview of qualitative research approaches. Keep in mind that this is not meant to be a research manual, or a how-to book, so there are many features that are crucial to the research process that are not discussed. These include constructing a theoretical framework, creating a research ...