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We'll use these articles as the basis for the discussions we will have about qualitative methods. Articles will be added throughout the semester and there will be articles here that we do not read for the independent study. Feel free to take whatever seems interesting.

Also, if you have articles that you think should be here, send me the URLs and a copies if you have them, and I will add them.

This list will grow over the next few months and will be the basis for a bibliography that you can use for further work.

Sections
1. Grounding qualitative methods 2. Trusting qualitative research 3. Mixed methods

4. Content Analysis 5. Interviewing 6. Case Study

7. Ethnography 8. Ethnomethodology 9. Discourse Analysis

10. Evaluating qualitative methods 11. Qualitative and quantitative research 12. Social theory

13. Useful resources

Reading list

Grounding qualitative methods

Archer, M. (2002). Realism and the problem of agency Journal of Critical Realism, 5:1, 11-20.

http://www.journalofcriticalrealism.org/archive/JCR(A)v5n1_archer11.pdf

Aubusson, P. (2002). Using Metaphor to Make Sense and Build Theory in Qualitative Analysis. The Qualitative Report, 7(4)

http://www.slis.indiana.edu/hrosenba/wwww/Research/methods/abusson_metaphor-qual.pdf

Also

http://www.nova.edu/ssss/QR/QR7-4/aubusson.html

Becker, H.. (1996). The epistemology of qualitative research In R. Jessor, A. Colby, and R. Shweder (Eds.), Ethnography and Human Development (pp. 53-71). Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

http://home.earthlink.net/~hsbecker/qa.html

Caelli, L.R. and Mill, J. (2003). 'Clear as mud': Toward greater clarity in generic qualitative research. International Journal of Qualitative Methods, 2(2)

http://www.slis.indiana.edu/hrosenba/wwww/Research/methods/caellietal_clarity-qual.pdf

Also

http://www.ualberta.ca/~ijqm/english/engframeset.html

Crossan, F. (nd). Research philosophy: towards an understanding. Nurse Researcher, 11(1)

http://www.slis.indiana.edu/hrosenba/wwww/Research/methods/crossan_res-philo.pdf

Hirschheim, R.A. (1994). Information Systems Epistemology: An historical perspective. n Information Systems Research: Issues, Methods and Practical Guidelines, R. Galliers (ed.), Blackwell Scientific Publications, Oxford, 1992, pp. 28-60.

http://www.bauer.uh.edu/rudy/ISEpistemology.pdf

Hyde, K. (2000). Recognising deductive processes in qualitative research. Qualitative Market Research: An International Journal, 3(2), 82-89

http://www.slis.indiana.edu/hrosenba/wwww/Research/methods/hyde_deductive-qual.pdf

Joniak, L. The qualitative paradigm: An overview of some basic concepts, assumptions, and theories of qualitative research.

http://www.slis.indiana.edu/hrosenba/wwww/Research/methods/joniak_qual_par.pdf

Krauss, S.E. (2005). Research paradigms and meaning making: A primer . The Qualitative Report, 10(4). 758-770

http://www.nova.edu/ssss/QR/QR10-4/krauss.pdf

Maxwell, J.A. (2004). Causal explanation, qualitative research, and scientific Inquiry in education.

http://edr.sagepub.com/cgi/content/abstract/33/2/3

Morse, J. Constructing qualitatively derived theory: Concept construction and concept typologies. Keynote Address: Fifth International Advances in Qualitative Methods Conference

http://www.slis.indiana.edu/hrosenba/wwww/Research/methods/morse_concepts-qual.pdf

Orlikowski, W.J. and Baroudi, J.J. (1991). Studying Information Technology in Organizations: Research Approaches and Assumptions. Information Systems Research (2) 1991, pp. 1-28.

http://www.mona.uwi.edu/dmcs/staff/gmansingh/Research%20Methods/Research%20Approaches,%20Assumptions,%20and%20Generalizability%20in%20IS%20Research/Orlikowski-ISR-2-1.pdf

Ragin, C.C., Nagel, J. and White, P. (2004). Workshop on scientific foundations of qualitative research. National Science Foundation

http://www.slis.indiana.edu/hrosenba/wwww/Research/methods/ragin_nsf-qual-res.pdf

Steiner, C.J. (2002). The technicity paradigm and scientism in qualitative research. The Qualitative Report, 7(2)

http://www.slis.indiana.edu/hrosenba/wwww/Research/methods/steiner_technicity-qual.pdf

Also

http://www.nova.edu/ssss/QR/QR7-2/steiner.html

Tarde, G. (2000). Social laws: An outline of sociology. Kitchner, CA: Batoche Books.

http://www.slis.indiana.edu/hrosenba/wwww/Research/methods/tarde_social-laws.pdf

Udhen, L. (2002). The changing face of methodological individualism. Annual Review of Sociology, 28: 479-507

http://arjournals.annualreviews.org/doi/abs/10.1146/annurev.soc.28.110601.140938

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Trusting qualitative research

Baxter, J. and Eyles, J. (1997). Evaluating Qualitative Research in Social Geography: Establishing 'Rigour' in Interview Analysis. Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers 22 (4), 505–525.

http://www.blackwell-synergy.com/links/doi/10.1111%2Fj.0020-2754.1997.00505.x

Bochner, B.P. (2000). Criteria Against Ourselves. Qualitative Inquiry, 6(2), 266-272

http://www.slis.indiana.edu/hrosenba/wwww/Research/methods/bochner_qual-eval.pdf

Cho, J. and Trent, A. (2006). CValidity in qualitative research revisited. Qualitative Research, 6(3), 319-340

http://qrj.sagepub.com/cgi/content/abstract/6/3/319

Crang, M. (1998). Qualitative methods: The new orthodoxy?. Applied Linguistics, 19(3), 334-356

http://eprints.dur.ac.uk/archive/00000067/01/Crang_qualitative1.pdf

Dunican, E. (ND). A Framework for Evaluating Qualitative Research Methods in Computer Programming Education. In P. Romero, J. Good, E. Acosta Chaparro and S. Bryant (Eds). Proc. PPIG 17 Pages 255 - 267

http://www.ppig.org/papers/17th-dunican.pdf

Edge, J. and Richards, K. (1998). May I see your warrant please?: Justifying outcomes in qualitative research. Applied Linguistics, 19(3), 334-356

http://applij.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/19/3/334

Ellis, C. (2000). Creating Criteria: An Ethnographic Short Story. Qualitative Inquiry, 6(2), 273-277

http://www.slis.indiana.edu/hrosenba/wwww/Research/methods/ellis_qual-eval.pdf

Guion, L.A. (2002). Triangulation: Establishing the Validity of Qualitative Studies. FCS6014 Department of Family, Youth and Community Sciences, Florida Cooperative Extension Service, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, University of Florida.

http://www.slis.indiana.edu/hrosenba/wwww/Research/methods/guion_triangulation.pdf

Harrison, J. MacGibbon, L., and Morton, M. (2001). Regimes of trustworthiness in qualitative research: The rigors of reciprocity. Qualitative Inquiry, 7(3), 323-345

http://www.slis.indiana.edu/hrosenba/wwww/Research/methods/harrison_trust-qual.pdf

Hayes, A.F. (2005). An SPSS procedure for computing Krippendorff's alpha [Computer software]

http://www.slis.indiana.edu/hrosenba/wwww/Research/methods/hayes_spss-macro.pdf

Also

http://www.comm.ohio-state.edu/ahayes/SPSS%20programs/kalpha.htm

Islam, N. (1986). On the question of validation in qualitative methodology. Social Science Review, Vol. III, 16-39.

http://www.slis.indiana.edu/hrosenba/wwww/Research/methods/islam_validity-qual.pdf

Janesick, V.J. (2001). Intuition and Creativity: A Pas de Deux for Qualitative Researchers Qualitative Inquiry, 531-541

http://www.slis.indiana.edu/hrosenba/wwww/Research/methods/janesick_qual-creativity.pdf

Kincheloe, J.L. (2001). Describing the Bricolage: Conceptualizing a New Rigor in Qualitative Research. Qualitative Inquiry, 7(6), 679-692

http://www.slis.indiana.edu/hrosenba/wwww/Research/methods/kincheloe_bricolage1.pdf

Kincheloe, J.L. (2005). On to the Next Level: Continuing the Conceptualization of the Bricolage. Qualitative Inquiry, 11(3), 323-350

http://www.slis.indiana.edu/hrosenba/wwww/Research/methods/kincheloe_bricolage2.pdf

Kripendorf, K. (nd). Computing Krippendorff's Alpha-Reliability

http://www.slis.indiana.edu/hrosenba/wwww/Research/methods/krippendorf_reliability

Also

http://www.asc.upenn.edu/usr/krippendorff/webreliability2.pdf

Lincoln, Y.S. (2001). An Emerging New Bricoleur: Promises and Possibilities - A Reaction to Joe Kincheloe's "Describing the Bricoleur" Qualitative Inquiry, 7(6), 693-705

http://www.slis.indiana.edu/hrosenba/wwww/Research/methods/lincoln_bricolage.pdf

Meyers, M. (2000). Qualitative research and the generalizability question: Standing firm with Proteus. The Qualitative Report, 4(3/4)

http://www.slis.indiana.edu/hrosenba/wwww/Research/methods/meyers_qual-generalize.pdf

Also

http://www.nova.edu/ssss/QR/QR4-3/myers.html

Morse, J.L. (2004). Constructing Qualitatively Derived Theory: Concept Construction and Concept Typologies Qualitative Health Rearch, 14(10), 1387-1395

http://www.slis.indiana.edu/hrosenba/wwww/Research/methods/morse_concepts-qual.pdf

Onwuegbuzie, A.J. and Leech, N.L. (2007). Validity and Qualitative Research: An Oxymoron?Quality and Quantity ,41(2), 233-249

http://www.springerlink.com/content/v97v30tpv5766720/?p c6c1c63267ed44bda244547041312b25&pi=4

Qualitative Research and Health Working Group. (2002). Criteria for evaluating qualitative studies

http://www.liv.ac.uk/lstm/download/guidelines.pdf

Richardson, L. (2000). Introduction - Assessing Alternative Modes of Qualitative and Ethnographic Research: How Do We Judge? Who Judges? Qualitative Inquiry, 6(2), 251-252

http://www.slis.indiana.edu/hrosenba/wwww/Research/methods/richardson_qual-eval.pdf

Stiles, W. (1999). Evaluating qualitative research. Evidence-Based Mental Health 1999; 2:99-101

http://ebmh.bmjjournals.com/cgi/content/full/2/4/99

Wainwright, D. (1997). Can sociological research be qualitative, critical and valid?. The Qualitative Report, 3(2)

http://www.slis.indiana.edu/hrosenba/wwww/Research/methods/wainright_crit-valid.pdf

Also

http://www.nova.edu/ssss/QR/QR3-2/wain.html

Whittemore, R., Chase, S.K and Mandle, C.L. (2001). Validity in qualitative research. Qualitative Health Research, Vol. 11, No. 4

http://qhr.sagepub.com/cgi/content/abstract/11/4/522

Winter, G. (2000). A comparative discussion of the notion of 'validity' in qualitative and quantitative research. The Qualitative Report, 4(3/4)

http://www.slis.indiana.edu/hrosenba/wwwwResearch/methods/winter_qual-validity.pdf

Also

http://www.nova.edu/ssss/QR/QR4-3/winter.html

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Mixed methods

Bryman, A. (2007). Barriers to Integrating Quantitative and Qualitative Research. Journal of Mixed Methods Research 1(1)

http://mmr.sagepub.com/cgi/reprint/1/1/8

Bryman, A. (2006). Integrating quantitative and qualitative research: how is it done?. Qualitative Research 6(1) 97–113

http://qrj.sagepub.com/cgi/content/refs/6/1/97

Falconer, D.J. and Mackay, D.R. (1999). The Key to the Mixed Method Dilemma. Australian Conference on Information Systems

http://www.slis.indiana.edu/hrosenba/wwww/Research/methods/falconer_mixed-methods

Fitzgerald, B. and Howcroft, D. (1998). Competing dichotomies in IS research and possible strategies for resolution. Proceedings of the international conference on Information Systems. 155-164

http://portal.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=353053.353066

Jick, T.D. (1979). Mixing qualitative and quantitative methods: Triangulation in action. Administrative Science Quarterly 24(4) 602-611

http://www.jstor.org/view/00018392/di995467/99p0137y/0

Kaplan, B. and Duchon, D. (1988). Combining qualitative and quantitative methods in information systems research: A case study. MIS Quarterly 12(4) 602-611

http://www.jstor.org/view/02767783/ap010049/01a00140/0

Kelle, U. (2001). Sociological Explanations between Micro and Macro and the Integration of Qualitative and Quantitative Methods. Forum: Qualitative Social Research 2(1)

http://www.qualitative-research.net/fqs-texte/1-01/1-01kelle-e.htm

Mahoney, J. and Goertz, G. (2006). A Tale of Two Cultures: Contrasting Quantitative and Qualitative Research. Political Analysis 14, 227–249

http://pan.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/reprint/14/3/227

Mingers, J. (2003). The paucity of multimethod research: A review of the information systems literature. Information Systems Journal 13(3), 233-249

http://www.blackwell-synergy.com/doi/abs/10.1046/j.1365-2575.2003.00143.x

Morgan, D.L. (2007). Combining Qualitative and Quantitative Methods Paradigms Lost and Pragmatism Regained: Methodological Implications of Combining Qualitative and Quantitative Methods. Journal of Mixed Methods Research 1(1)

http://mmr.sagepub.com/cgi/reprint/1/1/48

Morse, J.M. and Chug, S.E. (2003). Toward Holism: The Significance of Methodological Pluralism. Journal of Mixed Methods Research 1(1)

http://www.ualberta.ca/~iiqm/backissues/2_3final/html/morsechung.html

Onwuegbuzie, A.J. and Leech, N.L. (2004). Enhancing the Interpretation of Significant Findings: The Role of Mixed Methods Research. The Qualitative Report, 9(4)

http://www.slis.indiana.edu/hrosenba/wwww/Research/methods/onwuegbuzie_validity.pdf

Also

http://www.nova.edu/ssss/QR/QR9-4/onwuegbuzie.pdf

Onwuegbuzie, A.J. and Leech, N.L. (2006). Linking Research Questions to Mixed Methods Data Analysis Procedures. The Qualitative Report, 11(3), 474-498

http://www.nova.edu/ssss/QR/QR11-3/onwuegbuzie.pdf

Sale, J.E.M., Lohfeld, L.H. and Brazil, K. (2002). Revisiting the Quantitative-Qualitative Debate: Implications for Mixed-Methods Research. Quality and Quantity 36(1), 43-53.

http://www.springerlink.com/content/reptjmhej4la023r/

Sheffield, E. (2004). Beyond abstraction: Philosophy as a practical qualitative research method. The Qualitative Report, 9(4), 760-769.

http://www.slis.indiana.edu/hrosenba/wwww/Research/methods/sheffield_philo-as-method.pdf

Also

http://www.nova.edu/ssss/QR/QR9-4/sheffield.pdf

Teddlie, C. and Yu, F. (2007). Mixed Methods Sampling: A Typology With Examples. Journal of Mixed Methods Research 1(1)

http://mmr.sagepub.com/cgi/content/abstract/1/1/77

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Content Analysis

Carletta, J. (2005). Assessing agreement on classification tasks: the kappa statistic.

http://arxiv.org/pdf/cmp-lg/9602004

Evans, W.E. (2005). Content anlysis resources: Software for content analysis: Links to external sites

http://www.car.ua.edu/

Morris, R. (1994). Computerized Content Analysis in Management Research: A Demonstration of Advantages and Limitations. Journal of Management, 20(4), 903-931

http://jom.sagepub.com/cgi/reprint/20/4/903

Neuendorf, K.A. (2005). The Content Analysis Guidebook Online

http://academic.csuohio.edu/kneuendorf/content/index.htm

See especially

http://academic.csuohio.edu/kneuendorf/content/resources/sl.htm

And

http://academic.csuohio.edu/kneuendorf/content/resources/al.htm

Stemler, S. (2001). An Overview of Content Analysis. Practical Assessment, Research and Evaluation. 7(17)

http://www.pareonline.net/getvn.asp?v=7&n=17

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Interviewing

Schaeffer, N.C. and Press, S. (2003). The science of asking questions. Annual Review of Sociology, 29, 65-88.

http://arjournals.annualreviews.org/doi/abs/10.1146/annurev.soc.29.110702.110112

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Case Study

Gerring, J. (2006). Single-Outcome Studies: A Methodological Primer. International Sociology, Vol. 21, No. 5, 707-734.

http://iss.sagepub.com/cgi/content/abstract/21/5/707

Lubbe, S. (2003). The Development of a Case Study Methodology in the Information Technology (IT) Field: A Step by Step Approach. Ubiquity 4(27).

www.acm.org/ubiquity/views/v4i27_lubbe.pdf

Mjoset. L. (2006). A Case Study of a Case Study: Strategies of Generalization and Specification in the Study of Israel as a Single Case. International Sociology 21(5), 735-766.

http://iss.sagepub.com/cgi/reprint/21/5/735

Morra, L.G. and Friedlander, A.C. Case Study Evaluations. The World Bank Operations Evaluation Department

http://lnweb18.worldbank.org/oed/oeddoclib.nsf/InterLandingPagesByUNID/3DCA834E680B8E04852567F3004BAD27

Steinmetz, G. (2004). Odious Comparisons: Incommensurability, the Case Study, and 'Small N's' in Sociology*. Sociological Theory 22(3), 371-400

http://www.blackwell-synergy.com/toc/soth/22/3

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Ethnography

Guimaraes Jr., M. (2004). Doing online ethnography

http://www.soc.surrey.ac.uk/virtualmethods/ doingonlineethnography.pdf

Knoblauch, H. (2005). Focused Ethnography. Forum: Qualitative Social Research. Volume 6, No. 3, Art. 44

http://www.qualitative-research.net/fqs-texte/3-05/05-3-44-e.htm

Nadai, E. and Maeder, C. (2005). Fuzzy Fields. Multi-Sited Ethnography in Sociological Research. Forum: Qualitative Social Research. Volume 6, No. 3, Art. 28

http://www.qualitative-research.net/fqs-texte/3-05/05-3-28-e.htm

Ponterotto J.G. (2006). Brief note on the origins, evolution, and meaning of the qualitative research concept thick description. The Qualitative Report, 11(3), 538-549

http://www.nova.edu/ssss/QR/QR11-3/ponterotto.pdf

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Ethnomethodology

Atkinson, P. (1988). Ethnomethodology: A critical review. Annual Review of Sociology, 14:441-465.

http://arjournals.annualreviews.org/doi/abs/10.1146/annurev.so.14.080188.002301

Kim, K.M. (1999). The management of temporality: Ethnomethodology as historical reconstruction of practical actionThe Sociological Quarterly, 40(3), 505-523.

http://www.blackwell-synergy.com/doi/abs/10.1111/j.1533-8525.1999.tb01731.x

Koskinen, I. (2001). Workplace studies: An ethnomethodological approach to CSCW

http://www.kuluttajatutkimuskeskus.fi/files/4533/workplace_studies_koskinen.pdf

Marcon, T. and Gopalm A. (2003). 'Everybody had their say': Making sense of voice and silence in technological settings

www.mngt.waikato.ac.nz/ejrot/cmsconference/ 2003/abstracts/silenceandvoice/Marcon.pdf -

Marcon, T. and Gopalm A. (2003). Irony, critique and ethnomethodology in the study of computer work: Fundamental tensions CMS3

http://www.mngt.waikato.ac.nz/ejrot/cmsconference/ 2003/proceedings/exploringthemeaning/Marcon.pdf

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Discourse Analysis

Antaki, C., Billig, M., Edwards, D., and Potter, J. (2003). Discourse analysis means doing analysis: A Critique of six analytic shortcomings. Discourse Analysis Online, 1(1).

http://extra.shu.ac.uk/daol/articles/v1/n1/a1/antaki2002002-paper.html

Fairclough, N. (1985). Critical and descriptive goals in discourse analysis. Journal of Pragmatics, 9, 739-763.

Fairclough, N. (1993). Critical Discourse Analysis and the Marketization of Public Discourse: The Universities. Discourse Society, 4(2), 133-168

http://das.sagepub.com/cgi/reprint/4/2/133

Hammersley, M. (1997). On the foundations of critical discourse analysis. Language and Communication, 17(3), 237-248.

Lazaraton, A. (2002). Quantitative and qualitative approaches to discourse analysis. Annual Review of Applied Linguistics, 22(1), 32-51.

http://journals.cambridge.org/download.php?file=%2FAPL%2FAPL22%2FS0267190502000028a.pdf&code=c1627fc421c8872fb1a15cd526574854

Luke, A. (2002). Beyond science and ideology critique: Developments in critical discourse analysis. Annual Review of Applied Linguistics, 22(1), 96-110.

http://journals.cambridge.org/download.php?file=%2FAPL%2FAPL22%2FS0267190502000053a.pdf&code=00c561ef82092aafb810d4d41529542f

Maiwald, K.O. (2005). Competence and Praxis: Sequential Analysis in German Sociology. Forum: Qualitative Social Research. Volume 6, No. 3, Art. 31

http://www.qualitative-research.net/fqs-texte/3-05/05-3-31-e.htm

Reiner Keller, R. (2005) Analysing Discourse. An Approach From the Sociology of Knowledge. Forum: Qualitative Social Research. Volume 6, No. 3, Art. 32

http://www.qualitative-research.net/fqs-texte/3-05/05-3-32-e.htm

van Dijk, T.A. (1993). Critical Discourse Analysis and the Marketization of Public Discourse: The Universities. Discourse Society, 4(2), 133-168

http://das.sagepub.com/cgi/reprint/4/2/133

van Leeuwen, T. (1993). Principles of Critical Discourse Analysis . Discourse Society, 4(2), 1249-283.

http://das.sagepub.com/cgi/reprint/4/2/249

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Evaluating qualitative methods

Anfara, V.A. Jr., Brown, K.M. and Mangione, T.L. (2002). Qualitative analysis on stage: Making the research process more public Educational Researcher, October, 28-38.

http://www.slis.indiana.edu/hrosenba/wwww/Research/methods/anfara_qual-eval.pdf

Crawford, K.H., Leybourne, M.L. and Arnott, A. (2000). How we ensured rigour in a multi-site, multi-discipline, multiresearcher study. Forum: Qualitative Social Research. 1(1).

http://www.slis.indiana.edu/hrosenba/wwww/Research/methods/crawford_rigor.pdf

Creswell, J.W. and Miller, D.L. (2000). Determining validity in qualitative inquiry. Theory into Practice, 39(3), 123-130.

http://www.slis.indiana.edu/hrosenba/wwww/Research/methods/creswell_qual-valid.pdf

Fitzgerald, B. and Howcraft, D. (1998). Competing dichotomies in IS research and possible strategies for resolution. Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Systems, 155-164.

http://www.slis.indiana.edu/hrosenba/wwww/Research/methods/fitzgerald_competing-views.pdf

Glaser, B.G. (2004). Naturalist inquiry and grounded theory. Forum: Qualitative Social Research, 5(1).

http://www.slis.indiana.edu/hrosenba/wwww/Research/methods/glaser_grounded.pdf

Heap, J.L. (1995). Constructionism in the rhetoric and practice of fourth generation evaluation. Evaluation and Program Planning, 18(1) 51-61

http://www.slis.indiana.edu/hrosenba/wwww/Research/methods/heap_constructionism.pdf

Hoepfl, M.C. (1997). Choosing qualitative research: A primer for technology education researchers. Journal of Technology Education, 9(1), 47-63.

http://www.slis.indiana.edu/hrosenba/wwww/Research/methods/hoepfl_qual-overview.pdf

Lombard, M., Snyder-Duch, J. and Campanella Bracken, C. (22004). Practical Resources for Assessing and Reporting Intercoder Reliability in Content Analysis Research Projects

http://www.slis.indiana.edu/hrosenba/wwww/Research/methods/lombard_reliability.pdf

Also

http://www.temple.edu/sct/mmc/reliability/

Lucas, J.W. (2003). Theory-Testing, Generalization, and the Problem of External Validity. Sociological Theory, 21(3), 236-253

ttp://www.blackwell-synergy.com/doi/abs/10.1111/1467-9558.00187

Malterud, K. (2001). Qualitative research: Standards, challenges, and guidelines. The Lancet, 358, 483-488.

http://www.slis.indiana.edu/hrosenba/wwww/Research/methods/malterud_qual-std.pdf

Mauthner, N.S. Parry, O. and Backett-Milburn, K. (1998). The data are out there, or are they? Implications for archiving and revisiting qualitative data. Sociology, 32(4), 733-745.

http://www.slis.indiana.edu/hrosenba/wwww/Research/methods/mauthner_archive-qual.pdf

Morse, J.M., Barrett, M., Mayan, M., Olson, K. and Spiers, J. (2002). Verification strategies for establishing reliability and validity in qualitative research. International Journal of Qualitative Methods. 1(2), 1-19.

http://www.slis.indiana.edu/hrosenba/wwww/Research/methods/morse_qual-eval.pdf

Seale, C. (2002). Quality issues in qualitative inquiry. Qualitative Social Work, 1(1), 97-110.

http://www.slis.indiana.edu/hrosenba/wwww/Research/methods/seale_quality-qual.pdf

Williams, M. (2000). Interpretivism and generalisation. Sociology, 34(2), 209-224.

http://www.slis.indiana.edu/hrosenba/wwww/Research/methods/williams_generalization.pdf

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Qualitative and quantitative research

Bryman, A.. (2001). Triangulation

http://www.referenceworld.com/ sage/socialscience/triangulation.pdf

Feldman, D.C. (2004). The Devil is in the Details: Converting Good Research into Publishable Articles. Journal of Management 2004 30: 1-6.

http://www.slis.indiana.edu/hrosenba/wwww/Research/methods/feldman_writing-research.pdfn.pdf

Also

http://jom.sagepub.com/cgi/content/abstract/30/1/1

Gephart, R.P. (1986). Deconstructing the defense for quantification in social science: A content analysis of journal articles on the parametric strategy. Qualitative Sociology 9(2). 126-146.

http://bert.lib.indiana.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.epnet.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&an=10948372

Krantz, D.L. (1995). Sustaining vs. resolving the quantitative-qualitative debate Evaluation and Program Planning, 18(I), 89-96.

http://www.slis.indiana.edu/hrosenba/wwww/Research/methods/krantz_quant-qual-debate.pdf

Lee, A. S. (1991). Integrating Positivist and Interpretive Approaches to Organizational Research Organization Science, (2), 342-365.

http://www.jstor.org/view/10477039/di013142/01p0059o/0

Livsey, C. (nd) Module one: Theory and methods Unit M14: Reliability, validity and triangulation

http://www.sociology.org.uk/methrvt.pdf

Mahoney, J. and Goertz, G. (2006) A Tale of Two Cultures: Quantitative and Qualitative Research Political Analysis 14(3), 227-49.

http://pan.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/reprint/14/3/227

Sechrest, D. (1995). Quantitative and qualitative methods: Is there an alternative?. Evaluation and Program Planning, 18(I), 77-87.

http://www.slis.indiana.edu/hrosenba/wwww/Research/methods/sechrest_qualt-qual-alt.pdf

Shadish, W.R. (1995). Philosophy of science and the quantitative-qualitative debates: Thirteen common errors. Evaluation and Program Planning, 18(I), 63-75.

http://www.slis.indiana.edu/hrosenba/wwww/Research/methods/shadish_quant-qual-errors.pdf

Shadish, W.R. (1995). Guest editor's introduction - The quantitative-qualitative debates: "DeKuhnifying" the conceptual context. Evaluation and Program Planning, 18(I), 47-49.

http://www.slis.indiana.edu/hrosenba/wwww/Research/methods/shadish_qualt-qual-kuhn.pdf

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Social theory

Ashforth, B.E. and Mael, F. (1989). Social Identlty theory and the organization The Academy of Management Review, 14(1), 20-39.

http://www.jstor.org/cgi-bin/jstor/printpage/03637425/ap010053/01a00020/0?frame=noframe&dpi=3&userID=814f2423@indiana.edu/01cce4401e0050791b1&backcontext=page&backurl=/cgi-bin/jstor/viewitem/03637425/ap010053/01a00020/0%3fframe%3dnoframe%26dpi%3d3%26userID%3d814f2423@indiana.edu/01cce4401e0050791b1%26config%3d%26PAGE%3d0&action=download&config=jstor

Goulding, C. (2005). Grounded theory, ethnography and phenomenology: A comparative analysis of three qualitative strategies for marketing research. European Journal of Marketing, 39(3/4), 294-308.

http://www.emeraldinsight.com/Insight/viewContentItem.do?contentType=Article&contentId=1463194

Hanseth, O., Aanestad, M., and Berg, M. (2004). Actor-network theory and information systems. What's so special? Information Technology and People, 116-123

http://www.emeraldinsight.com/Insight/viewContentItem.do?contentType=Article&contentId=883598

Kim, H.D. (2003). Functionalism Revisited: A practice based Functionalism Approach in Organizational Research

http://www.slis.indiana.edu/hrosenba/wwww/Research/methods/hyo_struc-functional.pdf

Joseph, J. and Kennedy, S. (2000). The Structure of the Social. Philosophy of the Social Sciences, Vol. 30 No. 4, December 2000 508-527

http://www.slis.indiana.edu/hrosenba/wwww/Research/methods/joseph_marxist-soc-str.pdf

Klein, H.K. and Kleinman, D.L. (2002). The Social Construction of Technology: Structural Considerations. Science, Technology and Human Values 2002 27: 28-52.

http://sth.sagepub.com/cgi/content/abstract/27/1/28

Mirchandani, R. (2005). Postmodernism and Sociology: From the Epistemological to the Empirical Sociological Theory 23(1), 86-102.

http://www.blackwell-synergy.com/doi/abs/10.1111/j.0735-2751.2005.00244.x

Niemi, J.I.(2005). Jurgen Habermas's theory of communicative rationality: The foundational distinction between communicative and strategic action. Social Theory and Practice, 31(4), 513-532

http://bert.lib.indiana.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.epnet.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=crh&an=18789715

Pozzebon, M. and Pinsonneault. (2001). Structuration theory in the IS Field: An assessment of research strategies The 9th European Conference on Information Systems Bled, Slovenia, June 27-29

http://is2.lse.ac.uk/asp/aspecis/20010090.pdf

Schutz, A. (1954). Concept and Theory Formation in the Social Sciences The Journal of Philosophy, 51(9), pp. 257-273.

http://www.jstor.org/cgi-bin/jstor/printpage/0022362x/di972574/97p1066r/0?frame=noframe&dpi=3&userID=814f2423@indiana.edu/01cc99333c00501c92bca&backcontext=page&backurl=/cgi-bin/jstor/viewitem/0022362x/di972574/97p1066r/0%3fframe%3dnoframe%26dpi%3d3%26userID%3d814f2423@indiana.edu/01cc99333c00501c92bca%26config%3d%26PAGE%3d0&action=download&config=jstor

Urquhart, C. (2001). An Encounter with Grounded Theory: Tackling the Practical and Philosophical Issues In Trauth, E. (ed.). Qualitative research in IS: issues and trends, 104-140

http://www.slis.indiana.edu/hrosenba/wwww/Research/methods/urquhart_grounded-theo-is.pdf

White, H. (nd). What is theory?

http://www.slis.indiana.edu/hrosenba/wwww/Research/methods/white_theory-ch1.pdf

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Useful resources

Books

Bennett, A. and George, A. (2005). Case Studies and Theory Development in the Social Sciences. MIT Press.

Creswell, John W. (1998). Qualitative inquiry and research design: Choosing among five traditions. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Creswell, John W. (2003). Research design: Qualitative, quantitative, and mixed method approaches. 2nd ed. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Creswell, John W. (2005). Educational research: Planning, conducting, and evaluating quantitative and qualitative research. 2nd ed. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Merrill.

Denzin, Norman K., and Lincoln, Yvonna S. (2005). The SAGE handbook of qualitative research. 3rd ed. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Patton, Michael Quinn. (2002). Qualitative research and evaluation methods. 3rd ed. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Stoecker, R. (2005). Research methods for community change : a project-based approach. Thousand Oaks, Sage Publications.

Strauss, Anselm L., and Corbin, Juliet M. (1998). Basics of qualitative research: Techniques and procedures for developing grounded theory. 2nd ed. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Yin, Robert K. (2003). Case study research: Design and methods. 3rd ed. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

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