Merged Methods: A Rationale for Full Integration (Paperback)

Merged Methods: A Rationale for Full Integration By Giampietro Gobo, Nigel G. Fielding, Gevisa La Rocca Cover Image
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A new turn in mixed methods research is here: merged methods. This provocative book offers a novel analysis of current mixed methods research, complicating traditional approaches and challenging existing techniques.

Moving beyond the binary quantitative-qualitative distinction, the book presents methodologically grounded ways to merge methods in social research and integrate interpretive and structural approaches in one instrument or procedure.

The book:

  • Considers the importance of merging both epistemologies and methodologies.
  • Showcases eight merged methods research approaches, from the Delphi method to multimodal content analysis.
  • Explores the opportunities for merging methods using computational techniques, such as text mining.

This innovative book is a must-read for any postgraduate student or researcher across the social sciences wanting to develop their understanding of mixed methods research.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781529717730
ISBN-10: 1529717736
Publisher: Sage Publications Ltd
Publication Date: May 30th, 2022
Pages: 312
Language: English