Essentials Of Publishing Qualitative Research by Mitchell AllenEssentials Of Publishing Qualitative Research by Mitchell Allen

Essentials Of Publishing Qualitative Research

byMitchell Allen

Paperback | October 31, 2015

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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.
Mitchell Allen is Publisher of Left Coast Press, Inc., an academic press that specializes in publishing qualitative research methods and studies. A veteran of 40 years in publishing, his prior positions included Executive Editor at Sage Publications— where he created their qualitative research list—and Publisher of AltaMira Press. He w...
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Title:Essentials Of Publishing Qualitative ResearchFormat:PaperbackDimensions:183 pages, 8.9 × 5.9 × 0.4 inPublished:October 31, 2015Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

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Table of Contents



1. Inside the Black Box

2. Start with Your Research Project

3. Finding the Right Journal

4. Writing, Reviewing, and Revising Your Article

5. Finding the Right Book Publisher

6. The Book Proposal

7. Writing the Damn Thing

8. Understanding Publishing Contracts

9. The Production Process

10. Marketing Your Work

11. The Brave New World of Electronic Publishing

12. Coda

Appendix A: Key Resources About Publishing

Appendix B: Left Coast Author's Marketing Questionnaire



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“Reveals a behind-the-scenes look at publishing while providing a fun and pragmatic field guide to getting qualitative work published from articles to academic books.”
—C. Deborah Laughton, Publisher, Guilford Publications