Tag: qualitative research

This is a deliberately provocative title. But an interesting post by patter reminded me of a theme that has been on my mind for a couple of years. Pat’s post concerns the implications of the increased ‘findability’ of qualitative researchers for their practice: Once you know where someone works, a lot more detail comes within reach. Because of […]

About a year and a half ago, I got obsessed with an idea for a mobile ethnography app (iResearch?) that I sketched out and explored the feasibility of getting developed. I eventually decided it was a bad idea which would cost £5000-£15000 to develop. This was probably for the best. I’m certain a thousand other […]

Friday, 30 November 2012 from 09:30 to 18:00 (PST) Manchester Digital Laboratory, Manchester, United Kingdom Suitable for complete beginners or those who need a refresher, this intensive one day course will cover all the core functionality of NVivo: An overview of the software Managing and importing your data Coding strategies and techniques Analysing visual and […]

As Savage and Burrows (2007: 894) point out, the popularity of the in depth interview in British sociology stems from an intellectual reaction to the excesses of Parsonian functionalism: responding to talk of reference groups, norms and values with the valorization of intensely idiographic methods which are geared towards the elaboration of people’s own values in their own […]