Derrington, Mary Lynne.

Qualitative longitudinal methods : researching implementation and change / Mary Lynne Derrington. - Thousand Oaks, California : SAGE Publications, c2019. - xv, 110 p. : ill. - Qualitative research methods ; volume 54 . - Qualitative research methods ; .

Includes bibliographical references and index.

The Benefits and Challenges of Longitudinal Qualitative Studies -- Designing Qualitative Longitudinal Studies -- Building on Qualitative Research With a Longitudinal Design -- Perspectives on the Two-Way Research Relationship -- Management of Longitudinal Data Throughout a Study -- Longitudinal Data Analysis -- Preparing a Longitudinal Study for Publication -- Conclusion: Legacies, Lessons, and Change Leaving a Legacy -- Appendix: Picturing Policy Implementation: An Ethnography of a Local Network, A Case Study by Pam Carter.

Mary Lynne Derrington’s Qualitative Longitudinal Methods: Researching Implementation and Change addresses the use of the qualitative longitudinal methods, their unique methodological features, and the challenges and benefits to this approach. This short supplemental text uses examples of published studies, and the author’s own stories and examples, to show application of the concepts. A chapter on how to prepare a manuscript for publication concentrates on the distinctive aspects of publishing longitudinal studies. The book will be useful to those researching change and its impact on organizations and individuals resulting from the implementation of programs and policies.

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Education -- Research -- Methodology.
Qualitative research.
Longitudinal method.

LB1028 / .D47 2019


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