|aQualitative research :|bstudying how things work /|cby Robert E. Stake.
|aNew York :|bGuilford Press,|cc2010.
|aix, 244 p. :|bill. ;|c23 cm.
|aIncludes bibliographical references and indexes.
|aQualitative research: how things work -- Interpretation: the person as instrument -- Experiential understanding : most qualitative sturdy is experiential -- Stating the problem: questioning how this thing works -- Methods: gathering data -- Review of literature: zooming to see the problem -- Evidence: bolstering judgment and reconnoitering -- Analysis and synthesis : how things work -- Action research and self-evaluation : finding on your own how your place works -- Storytelling illustrating how things work -- Writing the final report:: an iterative convergence -- Advocacy and ethics: making things work better.