Themes, variables, and the limits to calculating sample size in qualitative research: a response to Fugard and Potts

  title={Themes, variables, and the limits to calculating sample size in qualitative research: a response to Fugard and Potts},
  author={Nick D Emmel},
  journal={International Journal of Social Research Methodology},
  pages={685 - 686}
  • N. Emmel
  • Published 29 April 2015
  • Sociology, Mathematics
  • International Journal of Social Research Methodology
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