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Description - Writing Up Qualitative Research by Harry F. Wolcott

Writing Up Qualitative Research, Third Edition offers time-tested suggestions on every aspect of the process from beginning to end. In this new edition, author Harry Wolcott continues to focus on the owriting sideo of qualitative research, while incorporating new features such as guidelines on how and where to use theory. Key FeaturesOffers practical suggestions for preparing an article or book for publicationUses lively examples from the authorAes more than 40 years of experienceOffers suggestions on how to proceed with the mechanics of preparing a manuscript Includes pointers on how to improve or jump-start the writing processFeatures a most robust and accessible pedagogy This text is ideal as a supplementary text in any upper-level undergraduate or graduate seminar on the research process.Praise for the Third Edition: oWriting up Qualitative Research has CHIME u compassion, humor, intelligence, mindfulness of humanity, and empirical evidence. WolcottAes empathic compassion is a major strength. The content of every chapter shows that Wolcott has fel and grappled with all the same anxieties and fears of writers at every level.o ?Sonja Peterson-Lewis, Temple UniversityoHis style is good, down to earth, and easy to understand for both undergraduate and graduate. o ?Joseph Wronka, Springfield CollegeoThe Wolcott text is much more reader-friendly and writer-friendly. It offer remarkable support for the writing process, compared to traditional texts.o ?Judy K. C. Bentley, SUNY at CortlandoThe conversational style makes the book inviting and accessible. It is comprehensive, addressing the various aspects of writing ranging from setting up to where to write to get published. It teaches and motivates with being didactic or arrogant.o?Pat Maslin-Ostrowski, Florida Atlantic University

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781412970112
ISBN-10: 1412970113
Format: Paperback
(228mm x 152mm x 15mm)
Pages: 208
Imprint: SAGE Publications Inc
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Publish Date: 20-Jan-2009
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Harry F. Wolcott

Harry F. Wolcott (Ph.D. Stanford) taught at the University of Oregon, serving on both the faculties of education and anthropology. He authored several ethnographic texts that included his experiences among the Kwakiutl Indians of British Columbia and with the African Beer Gardens of Bulawayo, Rhodesia, as well on ethnographic method and on writing itself, with a focus on qualitative research. His publications included: Transforming Qualitative Data (SAGE 1994); Art of Fieldwork (2nd ed., Altamira Press 2005); Ethnography: A Way of Seeing (2nd ed., Altamira Press 2008); Writing Up Qualitative Research (3rd ed., SAGE 2009); Sneaky Kid and Its Aftermath: Ethics and Intimacy in Fieldwork (Altamira 2002), and Ethnography Lessons: A Primer (Left Coast Press, 2010).

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