Course: Qualitative Data Analysis

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Qualitative Inquiry & Research Design: Choosing Among Five Approaches, Second Edition, by John Creswell, Sage Publications 2007

Narrative methods for the Human Sciences, by Catherine Kohler Riessman, Sage Publications 2008

Topic Readings
Session 1: Introduction No Reading
Session 2: Transcription/Data Management McClellan E, et al. Beyond the qualitative interview: Data preparation and transcription. Field Methods. 2003;15:63-84
Session 3: Introduction to Interpretive Frameworks for Analysis Creswell, Chapters 1, 2, and 4
Session 4: Narrative Analysis and Case Study Approaches

Riessman, Chapters 1-3

Creswell, Appendix B

Lyte G, et al. Review management for children with asthma in primary care: a qualitative case study. Journal of Nursing and Healthcare of Chronic Illness in association with Journal of Clinical Nursing 2007;16,7b:123-132

Session 5: Ethnographic and Phenomenological Approaches

Bourgois P, et al. The Everyday Violence of Hepatitis C Among Young Women who Inject Drugs in San Francisco. Hum Organ. 2004;63:256-264

Byrom S, Downe S. "She sort of shines": Midwives accounts of "good" midwifery and "good" leadership. Midwifery. 2008 Mar 27. [Epub ahead of print]

Creswell, Chapters 6-8; also review Chapter 4 sections on Ethnography and Phenomenolgy (pp. 68-72 and 57-62)

Session 6: Grounded Theory

Walker D, Myrick F. Grounded theory: An exploration of process and procedure. Qual Health Res. 2006;16:547

Charmaz K. Grounded theory. In: Smith et al (eds). Rethinking Methods in Psychology. Sage Publications; 1995:27-49

Anderson M, et al. Nurses' & doctors' perceptions of young people who engage in suicidal behavior. Int J Nurs Stud. 2003;40:587-597

Lesch E, Kruger L-M. Mothers, daughters, & sexual agency in one low-income South African community. Soc Sci Med. 2005;61:1072-1082

Session 7: Code book development

MacQueen K, et al. Codebook development for team-based qualitative analysis. Cultural Anthropology Methods. 1998;10:31-36.

Lewis. NVivo 2.0 and ATLAS.ti 5.0: A Comparative Review of Two Popular Qualitative Data-Analysis Programs. Field Methods. 2004;16:439-469

Kelle U. Introduction: An overview of computer-aided methods in qualitative research. In: Computer-Aided Qualitative Analysis: Theory, Methods, and Practice. Sage Publications; 1995:1-17

Creswell, Review pages 164-173.

Session 8: Atlas.ti lab - instruction No reading
Session 9: Writing Process

Creswell, Chapter 9

Methods section of Campbell C, et al. "I Have an Evil Child at My House": Stigma and HIV/AIDS Management in a South African Community. Am J Public Health. 2005;95:808-815.

Methods and Results sections of Humbert ML, et al. Factors that influence physical activity participation among high- and low-SES youth. Qual Health Res. 2006;16:467-483

Results section of Kamat VR. "I thought it was only ordinary fever!" cultural knowledge and the micropolitics of therapy seeking for childhood febrile illness in Tanzania. Soc Sci Med. 2006;62:2945-2959.

Results section of Wight D, et al. Contradictory sexual norms and expectations for young people in rural Northern Tanzania. Soc Sci Med. 2006;62:987-997.

Results section of Wood K, et al. "He forced me to love him": Putting violence on adolescent sexual health agendas. Soc Sci Med. 1998;47:233-242.

Results section of Davey SJ, et al. Men's voices: postnatal depression from the perspective of male partners. Qual Health Res. 2006;16:206-220.

Results section of Mosack KE, et al. If I Didn't Have HIV, I'd Be Dead Now: Illness Narratives of Drug Users Living With HIV/AIDS. Qual Health Res. 2005;15:586-605.

Results section of Turnbull B, et al. The Social Construction of Anemia in School Shelters for Indigenous Children in Mexico. Qual Health Res. 2006;16:503-516

Results section of Weaver K, et al. Understanding Women's Journey of
Recovering From Anorexia Nervosa. Qual Health Res. 2005;15:188-206.

Session 10: Atlas.ti supervised work No Reading
Session 11: Cultural Domain Analysis

Quinlan M. Considerations for Collecting Freelists in the Field: Examples from Ethnobotany. Field Methods. 2005; 17:219-234.

Brewer D. Supplementary Interviewing Techniques to Maximize Output in Free Listing Tasks. Field Methods. 2002;14:108-118.

Ross L, et al. Exploring explanatory models of women's reproductive health in rural Bangladesh. Culture, Health, and Sexuality. 2002;4:173-190.

Session 12: Ethical Issues No Reading
Session 13: Hiring, Training, Managing Teams of Data Collectors

Training in Qualitative Research Methods for PVOs and NGOs