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  • #2737
    Guia Apostle
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    Hi All,

    I am looking for a good reading on thematic analysis. I am currently writing a research proposal and would like to use both quantitative and qualitative methods.

    #2741

    There are quite a few titles on TA. However, you might want to read through one of the pioneering works in TA:

    “Transforming qualitative information: thematic analysis and code development” by Richard E. Boyatzis (1998).

    #2740

    Hi, I separate the underlying qualitative theory which can be pretty specific  from the procedural method which is pretty generic.  For the generic procedure I cite:

    Braun, V., & Clarke, V. (2006). Using thematic analysis in psychology. Qualitative

    Research in Psychology, 3, 77-101.

    #2739
    Ulrike Charlton
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    Hi, I am in a similar situation and would like to recommend a new title from SAGE.
    It is written by Guest,G., MacQueen, K.M. & Namey, E.E. (2012). Applied Thematic Analysis.

    You can read the first two chapters as sample material if you click on the link below. 
    Chapter 1. Introduction to Applied Thematic Analysis ;  Chapter 2. Planning and Preparing the Analysis

    http://www.uk.sagepub.com/books/Book233379?siteId=sage-uk&prodTypes=any&q=Applied+thematic+analysis&fs=1#tabview=samples

     

    #2738

    See Michael Quinn Patton, Qualitative Evaluation and Research Methods, Sage publication, 2nd edition. Although it is  suitable mostly for data analysis, interpretation, and reporting, it gives a lot of insight into qualitative methods…

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