Title

Jacob, Evelyn, "Qualitative Research Traditions: A Review," Review of Educational Research, 57(Spring, 1987), 1-50.*

Authors

Evelyn Jacob

Annotation

Reviews and compares in detail five qualitative research traditions--ecological psychology, holistic ethnography, cognitive anthropology, ethnography of communication, and symbolic interactionism. Related articles appear in 58(Summer,1988),231-250; in 59(Summer, 1989), 229-235; and in Educational Researcher, 17(January-February, 1988), 16-24.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines

Source Discipline

Education

Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry

Type of Study

Research Synthesis

Narrow Topic

Knowledge Generation, Qualitative Research

 

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