All qualitative researchers have to justify their research programme to a sceptical decison-maker - a dissertion committee, funding agency or government body - at some point. How do qualitative researchers overcome scepticism and more importantly create a viable research programme in the first place? This practical, step-by-step guide addresses this issue. Drawing from the experiences of scholars, students and practitioners from a variety of fields, the authors explain how to produce a strong, convincing qualitative research proposal.
Designing Qualitative Research