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Doing Focus Groups

Doing Focus Groups

© 2008 | 168 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
Focus groups are an ever popular method for collecting qualitative data in the social sciences. Doing Focus Groups provides practical advice on planning and organizing successful groups. Rose Barbour discusses the advantages and limitations of using group discussion and demonstrates effective methods for collecting and analysing data.
Introducing Focus Groups
Uses and Abuses of Focus Groups
Underpinnings of Focus Group Research
Research Design
Practicalities of Planning and Running Focus Groups
Ethics and Engagement
Generating Data
Starting to Make Sense of Focus Group Data
Analytical Challenges in Focus Group Research
Realizing the Full Potential of Focus Groups

An in-depth guide to conducting focus groups which is presented in user-friendly language for researchers new to focus groups.

Sasha Pleasance
Care & Learning Opportunities, South Devon College
July 6, 2016

A useful text for students wanting to use focus groups for the first time.

Miss Sandra Lyndon
Childhood and Youth, University of Chichester
June 17, 2016

A fantastic book that provides insight into the nuances of focus group research.

Mrs Alison Dawn Milner
Teacher Training, South Devon College
May 23, 2016

I have not received this book.

Miss Sandra Lyndon
Childhood and Youth, University of Chichester
November 12, 2015

Book is well structured and easily interpreted. Must have for Focus Group work.

Miss Anita Finnegan
Department of Computing, Dundalk Institute of Technology
August 27, 2015

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ISBN: 9780761949787

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