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Qualitative methods for health research



Qualitative Methods for Health Research provides a thorough and practical introduction to designing, conducting and appraising qualitative research. It is aimed particularly at students and researchers in fields such as public health, health services research, nursing and health promotion.Green and Thorogood draw on over twenty years experience of teaching methodology to students from a range of backgrounds. They focus on applied research, but cover the essentials of theory and principles in an accessible way, with easy-to-follow guidance on how to apply core research skills to the particular contexts of health research.Using examples from a range of settings, this book introduces readers to the key debates in qualitative methodology; issues in designing ethical, feasible and rigorous projects; the main ways of collecting and analysing qualitative data and ways of appraising and writing qualitative research.This Second Edition covers developments in systematic reviews of qualitative research and analysis, and includes a chapter focusing on practical issues of qualitative work within applied health research programmes.Key features include:- Case studies- Chapter summaries and key points- GlossaryThis book is an essential introduction for health professionals and students with little prior knowledge of social theory. It will also be useful for social sciences students interested in understanding how qualitative methods are used in health research.Judith Green is a Reader in Sociology of Health at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical MedicineNicki Thorogood is a Senior Lecturer in Sociology at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine



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