The SAGE Handbook of Qualitative Research, 4th Edition edited by Norman K. Denzin, Yvonna S. Lincoln
Presenting the state-of-the-art for the idea and apply of qualitative inquiry, this landmark Handbook has been a publishing phenomenon in the human sciences since it first printed in 1994. As with earlier editions, the Fourth Version is virtually a new volume. Representing the perfect pondering from prime students from all over the world, the new edition continues the book’s tradition of synthesizing an current literature, defining the current, and shaping the way forward for qualitative research. The editors and contributors deal with issues of social justice and look at how individuals’s struggles can inform public points and in turn be reworked into social policy. Their writings are underpinned by a crucial framework, and they’re committed to addressing issues of inequality. As with earlier editions, their intention is to point out how the practices of qualitative analysis can impact change in the world in constructive ways.
Norman K. Denzin is Distinguished Professor of Communications, School of Communications Scholar, and Research Professor of Communications, Sociology, and Humanities at the College of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Denzin is the author or editor of more than two dozen books, together with Indians on Display; Custer on Canvas; The Qualitative Manifesto; Qualitative Inquiry Below Fireplace; Searching for Yellowstone; Studying Race; Interpretive Ethnography; The Cinematic Society; The Voyeur’s Gaze; and The Alcoholic Self. He’s previous editor of The Sociological Quarterly, co-editor (with Yvonna S. Lincoln) of four editions of the Handbook of Qualitative Research, coeditor (with Michael D. Giardina) of eight plenary volumes from the annual Congress of Qualitative Inquiry, co-editor (with Lincoln) of the methods journal Qualitative Inquiry, founding editor of Cultural Research/Essential Methodologies and International Assessment of Qualitative Analysis, and editor of three e book series.
Yvonna S. Lincoln is Professor of Larger Schooling and Academic Administration at Texas A & M University. She is writer, coauthor, or editor of such books as Naturalistic Inquiry and Fourth Technology Evaluation (each with Egon G. Guba), and Organizational Theory and Inquiry. Vice President of Division J (Postsecondary Training) of the American Academic Research Association, Dr. Lincoln previously served as president of the American Evaluation Association and is the recipient of many prestigious awards. Dr. Lincoln coedited, with Dr. Denzin, the Handbook of Qualitative Research.
Like previous editions, this offers essentially the most complete evaluation in a single quantity of the theories, strategies, and foundational thought underpinning qualitative inquiry…. Highly recommended. An absolute must for seasoned as well as novice qualitative researchers. It’s THE reference book to have available; no methodologist, both qualitative or quantitative must be without in his/her library.