Qualitative research approaches: application in a UK public administration context

Plume, Ruth ORCID logoORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7292-7249, Page, Alan ORCID logoORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7536-8430 and Garelick, Hemda ORCID logoORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4568-2300 (2020) Qualitative research approaches: application in a UK public administration context. In: Handbook of Research Methods in Public Administration, Management and Policy. Vigoda-Gadot, Eran and Vashhdi, Dana R., eds. Elgar Handbooks in Public Administration and Management . Edward Elgar Publishing, Cheltenhem, UK, pp. 139-160. ISBN 9781789903478, e-ISBN 9781789903485. [Book Section] (doi:10.4337/9781789903485.00015)


This chapter is divided into two sections; the first section explores the theoretical principles underpinning qualitative research approaches and seeks to explore and explain the central importance of context in which the research is undertaken. The second section examines the application of theory into a specific empirical case study to explain the theoretical approach in practice and pragmatic and iterative approach to facilitate access to the community being investigated and explores issues around access, participant engagement and researcher role among others.

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Research Areas: A. > School of Science and Technology > Natural Sciences
Item ID: 36017
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Depositing User: Ruth Plume
Date Deposited: 30 Sep 2022 07:51
Last Modified: 30 Sep 2022 07:51
URI: https://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/id/eprint/36017

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