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Book Title: Interpreting Qualitative Data: Methods for Analysing Talk, Text and Interaction|
The author of the book: David Silverman
Edition: Sage Publications Ltd
Date of issue: March 22nd 2001
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ISBN 13: 9780761968658
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This a much expanded and updated version of David Silverman's best-selling introductory textbook for the beginning qualitative researcher.
Features of the New Edition:
Takes account of the flood of qualitative work since the 1990s All chapters have been substantially rewritten with the aim of greater clarity A new chapter on Visual Images and a considerably expanded treatment of discourse analysis are provided The number of student exercises has been considerably increased and are now present at the end of every chapter An even greater degree of student accessibility: Key Points and Recommended Readings appear at the end of each chapter and technical terms are highlighted and appear in a Glossary A more inter-disciplinary social science text which takes account of the growing interest in qualitative research outside sociology and anthropology from psychology to geography, information systems, health promotion, management and many other disciplines Expanded coverage - 50% longer than the First Edition
Interpreting Qualitative Data - New Edition is a companion volume to Silverman's Doing Qualitative Research (Sage, 2000), which is a guide to the business of conducting a research project, together with its accompanying volume of key readings Qualitative Research Theory Method & Practice, (Sage, 1997), which provides further more focused material that students need before contemplating their own qualitative research study.
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Read information about the authorDavid Silverman is Visiting Professor in the Business School, University of Technology, Sydney. He has lived in London for most of his life, where he attended Christ's College Finchley and did a BSc (Economics) at the London School of Economics in the 1960s. Afterwards, he went to the USA for graduate work, obtaining an MA in the Sociology Department, University of California, Los Angeles. He returned to LSE to write a PhD on organization theory. This was published as The Theory of Organizations in 1970.
He pioneered and taught MA in Qualitative Research at Goldsmiths in 1985. Since becoming Emeritus Professor in 1999, he has continued publishing methodology books.
His main teaching career was at Goldsmiths College. His three major research projects were on decision making in the Personnel Department of the Greater London Council (Organizational Work, written with Jill Jones, 1975), paediatric outpatient clinics (Communication and Medical Practice, 1987) and HIV-test counselling (Discourses of Counselling, 1997).