Qualitative Methodology

Recommended Readings
Preparing to do qualitative
Mason, J. (2002). Qualitative Researching. London: Sage. Chapters 2&3
Research Ethics
Nafstad, H. E. (2005). Assumptions and values in the production of knowledge. In S. Robinson & C.
Kataluski (Eds.), Values in higher education. Vale of Glamorgan: Aureus & the University of
Ramacharan, P., & Cutcliffe, J., R. (2001). Judging the ethics of qualitative research: Considering the
'ethics as process' model. Health and Social Care in the Community, 9(6), 358-366.
Methods of Analysis
Braun, V., & Clarke, V. (2006). Using thematic analysis in psychology. Qualitative Research in
Psychology, 3(2), 77-101.
Charmaz, K. (1990). `Discovering' chronic illness: Using grounded theory. Social Science & Medicine,
30(11), 1161-1172.
Marks, D. F., & Yardley, L. (2004). Research methods for clinical and health psychology. London: Sage
Smith, J. A. (Ed.). (2003). Qualitative Psychology: A Practical Guide to Methods. London: Sage.
Willig, C. (2001). Introducing Qualitative Research in Psychology: Adventures in theory and method.
Buckingham: Open University Press.
Subjectivity and Reflexivity
Cylwik, H. (2001). Notes from the field: Emotions of place in the production and interpretation of text.
International Journal of Social Research Methodology, 4(3), 243-250.
Finlay, L. (2002). "Outing" the researcher: The provenance, process, and practice of reflexivity.
Qualitative Health Research, 12(4), 531-545.
Gough, B., & Madill, A. (2007). Diversity and Subjectivity within Qualitative Psychology. University of
Leeds: www.reallifemethods.ac.uk.
Hall, W. A., & Callery, P. (2001). Enhancing the rigor of grounded theory: incorporating reflexivity and
relationality. Qualitative Health Research, 11(2), 257-272.
Hubbard, G., Backett-Milburn, K., & Kemmer, D. (2001). Working with emotion: Issues for the
researcher in fieldwork and teamwork. International Journal of Social Research Methodology,
4(2), 119-137.
Ortlipp, M. (2008). Keeping and using reflective journals in the qualitative research process. The
Qualitative Report, 13(4), 695-705.
Writing and Publishing
Qualitative Research in
Elliott, R., Fischer, C. T., & Rennie, D. L. (1999). Evolving guidelines for publication of qualitative
research studies in psychology and related fields. British Journal of Clinical Psychology, 38(3),
Mason, J. (2002). Qualitative Researching. London: Sage. Chapter 9
Ritchie, J., & Lewis, J. (2003). Qualitative research practice. London: Sage. Chapters 10 & 11.
Further Topics
Alty, A., & Rodham, K. (1998). The ouch! factor: Problems in conducting sensitive research. Qualitative
Health Research, 8(2), 275.
Goodley, D., & Lawthom, R. (2005). Epistemological journeys in participatory action research: alliances
between community psychology and disability studies. Disability & Society, 20(2), 135.
Hyde, A., Howlett, E., Brady, D., & Drennan, J. (2005). The focus group method: Insights from focus
group interviews on sexual health with adolescents. Social Science and Medicine, 16(12), 25882599.
Kidd, S. A., & Kral, M. J. (2005). Practicing Participatory Action Research. Journal of Counseling
Psychology, 52(2), 187.
Lynn, N. (2005). Through the looking glass: Considering the challenges visual methodologies raise for
qualitative research. Qualitative Research in Psychology., Electronic(3), 213-225.
Rich, M., & Patashnick, J. (2002). Narrative research with audiovisual data: video intervention/prevention
assessment (VIA) and NVivo. International Journal of Social Research Methodology, 5(3), 245261.