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Qualitative Research Designs: A Conceptual Framework

  title={Qualitative Research Designs: A Conceptual Framework},
  author={Prashant Kumar Astalin},
  journal={International Journal Of Social Sciences \& Interdisciplinary Research},
  • P. Astalin
  • Published 2013
  • Psychology
  • International Journal Of Social Sciences & Interdisciplinary Research
The design of qualitative research is a general way of thinking about conducting qualitative research. It describes, either explicitly or implicitly, the purpose of the qualitative research, the role of the researcher(s), the stages of research, and the method of data analysis. A qualitative research design is probably the most flexible of the various experimental techniques, encompassing a variety of accepted methods and structures. Here, four of the major qualitative research designs namely… Expand
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