Articles for Qualitative Inquiry

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Agar, Michael, and James MacDonald. (1995). Focus Groups and Ethnography. Human Organization 54(1): 78-86.

Cohen, DJ and Crabtree, BF. (2008). Evaluative Criteria for Qualitative Research in Health Care: Controversies and Recommendations. Annals of Family Medicine, 6, 331-339. 

Heckathorn, DD. (1997). Respondent-Driven Sampling: A New Approach to the Study of Hidden Populations. Social Problems, 44, 174-199. 

La Pelle, N. (2004). Simplifying Qualitative Data Analysis Using General Purpose Software Tools. Field Methods, 16, 85-108.

Lieber, Eli, Thomas S. Weisner, and Ma​tthew Presley. (2003). EthnoNotes: An Internet-Based Field Note Management Tool. Field Methods 15(4):405-425.

Patterson, S.E., Hart, J., and Weaver, T.D. (2010). Delusions and Qualitative Confusions: A Dialogic Collaborative Exploration. Qualitative Health Research, 20, 1008-1018. 

Pelto, Pertti J, and Gretel H. Pelto. (1997). Studying Knowledge, Culture, and Behavior in Applied 

Medical Anthropology. Medical Anthropology Quarterly 11(2):252-255.

Ramirez-Valles, Jesus, Douglas D. Heckathorn, Raquel Vazquez, Rafael M. Diaz, and Richard T. Campbell. (2005). From Networks to Populations: The Development and Application of Respondent-Driven Sampling among IDUs and Latino Gay Men." AIDS and Behavior 9(4):387-402. 

Ryan, G.W. and Bernard, H.R. (2003). Techniques to Identify Themes. Field Methods, 15, 85-109.

Ryan, G.W. (2004). Using a Word Processor to Tag and Retrieve Blocks of Text. Field Methods, 16, 109-130. 

Stockdale, Margaret S. (2002). Analyzing Focus Group Data with Spreadsheets. American Journal of Health Studies, 18, 55-60.

Swallow, V, Newton, J., Van Lottum, C. (2003). How to Manage and Display Qualitative Data using “Framework” and Microsoft Excel.  Journal of Clinical Nursing, 12, 610-612. ​