Conversations About Qualitative Communication Research: Behind The Scenes With Leading Scholars by Christine S DavisConversations About Qualitative Communication Research: Behind The Scenes With Leading Scholars by Christine S Davis

Conversations About Qualitative Communication Research: Behind The Scenes With Leading Scholars

byChristine S Davis

Paperback | November 15, 2013

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Christine Davis offers readers an insider¿s view of the practices of ten leading qualitative communication scholars, showing how they make critical decisions in the process of conducting research. Through interviews and reflective assessment of their key articles, these researchers make visible how they deal with theory, data collection, analysis, and writing up a study. These scholars represent the full range of qualitative communication research: social science, narrative, and performance. Davis provides additional context to offer the reader a practical understanding of how to navigate a qualitative research project.
Christine S. Davis is Professor in the Communication Studies Department at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Davis is a critical narrative ethnographer and autoethnographer who experiments with method and form, and publishes regularly on topics such as qualitative research methods, children’s mental health, end-of-life com...
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Title:Conversations About Qualitative Communication Research: Behind The Scenes With Leading ScholarsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:335 pages, 8.9 × 6 × 0.8 inPublished:November 15, 2013Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1611321271

ISBN - 13:9781611321272

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Table of Contents

PrefaceChapter 1: Opening the Conversation Part 1: Narrative-Based Qualitative ResearchChapter 2: Narrating the Conversation Chapter 3: Carolyn Ellis: Sharing a Voice--The Power of Story Chapter 4: Chris Poulos: Transgressing and Qualitative Criteria--Good Research is Never SafeChapter 5: Buddy Goodall: Finding Meaning in the Mundane--Culture as DataPart 2: Social Science Based Qualitative ResearchChapter 6: Changing the ConversationChapter 7: Dawn Braithwaite: Starting with Theory but Being open to Aha MomentsChapter 8: Alan DeSantis: Observing the Story that Needs to be ToldChapter 9: Gerry Philipsen: Bringing Deep Interpretation to Meaningful Inquiry--Systematic AnalysisChapter 10: Sarah Tracy: Connecting with Participants--Understanding and RapportChapter 11: Analyzing the ConversationPart 3: Arts-Based Qualitative ResearchChapter 12: Breathing the Conversation: Bringing Life to Dead (Research Methods)Chapter 13: Norman Denzin: Analyzing Historical Culture--Studying the Dead AliveChapter 14: Ron Pelias: Writing Evocatively--Making Bodies BehaveChapter 15: Stacy Holman Jones: Performing the Everyday--Questioning the Way Things AreChapter 16: Performing the ConversationChapter 17: Closing the ConversationIndexAbout the Author

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“[This book offers an] inspirational and original approach to qualitative research methods. I was stirred and provoked in many rewarding ways as I read this creative text, confronting questions big and small….This is an exceptionally valuable look into the choices and challenges faced by pioneers in the field.”
 —Chad Hammond, British Journal of Psychology