Toward an Agenda for Evaluation of Qualitative Research

@article{Stige2009TowardAA,
  title={Toward an Agenda for Evaluation of Qualitative Research},
  author={Brynjulf Stige and K. Malterud and Torjus Midtgarden},
  journal={Qualitative Health Research},
  year={2009},
  volume={19},
  pages={1504 - 1516}
}
  • Brynjulf Stige, K. Malterud, Torjus Midtgarden
  • Published 2009
  • Sociology, Medicine
  • Qualitative Health Research
  • Evaluation is essential for research quality and development, but the diversity of traditions that characterize qualitative research suggests that general checklists or shared criteria for evaluation are problematic. We propose an approach to research evaluation that encourages reflexive dialogue through use of an evaluation agenda. In proposing an evaluation agenda we shift attention from rule-based judgment to reflexive dialogue. Unlike criteria, an agenda may embrace pluralism, and does not… CONTINUE READING
    238 Citations

    Topics from this paper

    The Evaluation of Qualitative Research
    • 16
    Quality assurance of qualitative research: a review of the discourse
    • 76
    • PDF
    Appraising Qualitative Research for Evidence Syntheses: A Compendium of Quality Appraisal Tools
    • 83
    • PDF
    Evaluating standards in cross-language research: a critique of Squires' criteria.
    • 35
    • Highly Influenced
    Theory and interpretation in qualitative studies from general practice: Why and how?
    • K. Malterud
    • Sociology, Medicine
    • Scandinavian journal of public health
    • 2016
    • 75
    Nature of Qualitative Research
    • 36
    • PDF

    References

    SHOWING 1-10 OF 122 REFERENCES
    Evaluating Interpretive Inquiry: Reviewing the Validity Debate and Opening the Dialogue
    • M. Angen
    • Sociology, Medicine
    • Qualitative health research
    • 2000
    • 905
    Justifying Knowledge, Justifying Method, Taking Action: Epistemologies, Methodologies, and Methods in Qualitative Research
    • 920
    • PDF
    Reading Qualitative Studies
    • 299
    • PDF
    Feminism, Epistemology and Morality
    • 2
    What is Good Qualitative Research?
    • J. Meyrick
    • Sociology, Medicine
    • Journal of health psychology
    • 2006
    • 333
    Paradigmatic Controversies, Contradictions, and Emerging Confluences.
    • 8,432
    • PDF
    Evolving guidelines for publication of qualitative research studies in psychology and related fields.
    • 2,431
    • PDF
    Research and reflexivity
    • 423
    Evaluative Criteria for Qualitative Research in Health Care: Controversies and Recommendations
    • 717
    • PDF