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Enacting internal coherence: as a path to quality in qualitative inquiry

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  • In this chapter, I am going to make an argument about how to judge quality and do quality in qualitative research, I’m a little trepidatious taking this on: it’s an old subject and many great authors have written on it elegantly (just a few examples: Angen, 2000; Barbour, 2001; Flick, 2007; Mason, 2002; Seale, 1999). People come to blows over the quality of qualitative research, perhaps because it goes to the question of whether it’s worth doing research at all. Questions about quality are a big deal.

Publication Date


  • 2010

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  • Carter, S. M. (2010). Enacting internal coherence: as a path to quality in qualitative inquiry. In J. Higgs, N. Cherry, R. Macklin & R. Ajjawi (Eds.), Researching Practice: A Discourse on Qualitative Methodologies (pp. 143-151). Rotterdam, The Netherlands: Sense Publishers.

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  • 9789460911828

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  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=4705&context=sspapers

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  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/sspapers/3696

Book Title


  • Researching Practice: A Discourse on Qualitative Methodologies

Start Page


  • 143

End Page


  • 151

Place Of Publication


  • Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Abstract


  • In this chapter, I am going to make an argument about how to judge quality and do quality in qualitative research, I’m a little trepidatious taking this on: it’s an old subject and many great authors have written on it elegantly (just a few examples: Angen, 2000; Barbour, 2001; Flick, 2007; Mason, 2002; Seale, 1999). People come to blows over the quality of qualitative research, perhaps because it goes to the question of whether it’s worth doing research at all. Questions about quality are a big deal.

Publication Date


  • 2010

Citation


  • Carter, S. M. (2010). Enacting internal coherence: as a path to quality in qualitative inquiry. In J. Higgs, N. Cherry, R. Macklin & R. Ajjawi (Eds.), Researching Practice: A Discourse on Qualitative Methodologies (pp. 143-151). Rotterdam, The Netherlands: Sense Publishers.

International Standard Book Number (isbn) 13


  • 9789460911828

Ro Full-text Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=4705&context=sspapers

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/sspapers/3696

Book Title


  • Researching Practice: A Discourse on Qualitative Methodologies

Start Page


  • 143

End Page


  • 151

Place Of Publication


  • Rotterdam, The Netherlands