Chapter 3. Qualitative Research: Definitions and Design

  1. Brenda Roe1 and
  2. Christine Webb2
  1. Anne Williams

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470699270.ch3

Research and Development in Clinical Nursing Practice

Research and Development in Clinical Nursing Practice

How to Cite

Williams, A. (1998) Qualitative Research: Definitions and Design, in Research and Development in Clinical Nursing Practice (eds B. Roe and C. Webb), Whurr Publishers Ltd, London, England. doi: 10.1002/9780470699270.ch3

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Honorary Senior Research Fellow, Institute of Human Ageing, University of Liver Pool

  2. 2

    Rofessor Of Health Studies, University of Plymouth

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 MAY 1998

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781861560575

Online ISBN: 9780470699270

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Keywords:

  • qualitative research;
  • naturalism;
  • positivism;
  • ethnography;
  • social research

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Definition and Diversity

  • Qualitative Research Design and Related Issues

  • Researcher-Researched Relationships and Ethical Implications

  • Summary

  • References

  • Acknowledgement