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Book Review: Qualitative Data Analysis: An Expanded Sourcebook (2nd Ed.):

Book Review: Qualitative Data Analysis: An Expanded Sourcebook (2nd Ed.): Qualitative Data Analysis: An Expanded Sourcebook (2nd Ed.), by Matthew B. Miles and A. Michael Huberman. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 1994, ,336 pp. Reviewed by: MOLLY ENGLE For those of us who have ever faced thousands of words of observations or transcription in an attempt to make them comprehensible, or have ever read a report that included the results summarizing those thousands of words, the second edition of Miles and Huberman’s classic text (much like the first edition) provides us with a road map to the process of qualitative data analysis-a road map much needed and much used in evaluations. The authors have organized the material in a systematic manner for easy access (after the tedious first chapter). Chapters 2 and 3 focus on data collection and issues related to data col- lection. Chapters 4-9 address the nuts and bolts of data analysis with ample discussion of both within- and across-case analysis. Chapters 10 and 12 discuss the issues related to drawing conclusions and reporting findings. Chapter 11 addresses ethical issues (such as worthiness of the project, competence boundaries, informed consent, use and misuse of results, to name a few) that qualitative data analysts face each time they http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png American Journal of Evaluation SAGE

Book Review: Qualitative Data Analysis: An Expanded Sourcebook (2nd Ed.):

American Journal of Evaluation , Volume 20 (1): 2 – Jun 30, 2016

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SAGE
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Copyright © 2019 by American Evaluation Association
ISSN
1098-2140
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1557-0878
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10.1177/109821409902000122
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Qualitative Data Analysis: An Expanded Sourcebook (2nd Ed.), by Matthew B. Miles and A. Michael Huberman. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 1994, ,336 pp. Reviewed by: MOLLY ENGLE For those of us who have ever faced thousands of words of observations or transcription in an attempt to make them comprehensible, or have ever read a report that included the results summarizing those thousands of words, the second edition of Miles and Huberman’s classic text (much like the first edition) provides us with a road map to the process of qualitative data analysis-a road map much needed and much used in evaluations. The authors have organized the material in a systematic manner for easy access (after the tedious first chapter). Chapters 2 and 3 focus on data collection and issues related to data col- lection. Chapters 4-9 address the nuts and bolts of data analysis with ample discussion of both within- and across-case analysis. Chapters 10 and 12 discuss the issues related to drawing conclusions and reporting findings. Chapter 11 addresses ethical issues (such as worthiness of the project, competence boundaries, informed consent, use and misuse of results, to name a few) that qualitative data analysts face each time they

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American Journal of EvaluationSAGE

Published: Jun 30, 2016

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