This is a comprehensive and authoritative account of the drivers for and the processes involved in qualitative analysis. Jamie Harding has managed to provide an instructive account of methods of data collection and analysis that is consistently rich in example and illustration. A valuable compass for those learning about and engaging in qualitative research.Gabe Mythen
Reader in Sociology, University of Liverpool, UK
This book is an ideal companion that provides key principles, methods and practical tips throughout the qualitative research process. Its personal tone, well chosen examples and exercises will make it an easy-to-use-guide and reference for students as well as a good source for lecturers.
Professor of Social Sciences/Social Policy, Hamburg University of Applied Sciences, Germany
Qualitative Data Analysis from Start to Finish is destined to become the standard reference for qualitative research. Jamie Harding's book is thorough, sophisticated, and clear. The book excels in explaining various methods and in framing them from a broader theoretical perspective. It will be indispensable for students and practitioners alike.
Associate Professor of Urban Policy, The New School, US
Jamie Harding's excellent guide to the generation and analysis of qualitative data provides the clear, comprehensive and accessible text that will be invaluable to doctoral candidates and early career researchers embarking on qualitative social research. They have been asking me for just such a text for decades! .
Reader, and Director of Postgraduate Research Training, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Newcastle University
About the Author
Jamie Harding received his PhD from the Department of Sociology and Social Policy at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne. He has been employed at Northumbria University since 1995, first as a Lecturer in Housing Studies and more recently as a Senior Lecturer in Research Methods in the Department of Social Sciences. Before moving into higher education he worked for a number of social housing organisations.