"The strength of this book is the sophisticated and nuanced insight into the qualitative research process, particularly fieldwork. Moreover, it offers students a wide-ranging, current, and engaging discussion of the world of qualitative research. The examples chosen are appropriate and fascinating and the bibliography is excellent and comprehensive." --Deborah Little, Adelphi University
"Bravo! This is a hands-on and practical guide to qualitative methods and research that many students, and even seasoned researchers, will find useful. The authors strike a nice balance between discussing the issues surrounding qualitative methods and providing helpful, practical advice. The authors are to be commended for presenting qualitative methods as serious and rigorous methodologies in their own right. It is clear that they hold a deep passion for qualitative research, and are excellent advocates of qualitative methods." --Carrie Lee Smith, Millersville University
About the Author
Carol A. B. Warren is Professor Emerita of Sociology at the University of Kansas.
Tracy Xavia Karner is Associate Professor of Sociology and Director of Visual Studies at the University of Houston.