One of the bonuses of teaching qualitative research is getting to read examples of how researchers design and conduct very different studies using different theoretical approaches. This past semester, I used several recently published studies with one of my qualitative research classes. These three qualitative studies demonstrate recent studies that use narrative inquiry, phenomenology, and … Continue reading Recently published qualitative studies
Recently in a graduate class I was teaching, a question was asked about whether researchers conducted ethnography anymore. The concern seemed to stem from how much time it took to conduct ethnography. Who has the time and money to spend six years in a field setting as sociologist Alice Goffman (2014) did for her study? … Continue reading Interrogating ethnography
In the United States, a new academic year is beginning. Here are two recent ethnographies that might be helpful in teaching qualitative research methods.