The Goodness of Qualitative Research

  title={The Goodness of Qualitative Research},
  author={Alan Peshkin},
  journal={Educational Researcher},
  pages={23 - 29}
  • A. Peshkin
  • Published 1 March 1993
  • Sociology, Business
  • Educational Researcher
Research that is not theory d driven, hypothesis testing, or generalization producing may be dismissed as deficient or worse. This narrow conception does an injustice to the variety of contributions that qualitative research can make. In this article I draw upon studies conducted by means of qualitative research methods in order to demonstrate the breadth of desirable outcomes. 

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