Five Ways of Doing Qualitative Analysis

Phenomenological Psychology, Grounded Theory, Discourse Analysis, Narrative Research, and Intuitive Inquiry

Frederick J. Wertz, Kathy Charmaz, Linda M. McMullen, Ruthellen Josselson, Rosemarie Anderson, and Emalinda McSpadden

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I. A Story of Qualitative Research in Psychology

1. From Innovative Practices to the Call for Methodology

2. The Establishment of Methodological Traditions

3. Contemporary Movement, Methodological Pluralism, and Challenges

II. Five Approaches to Qualitative Data Analysis

4. The Teresa Texts: Thick Description of Living through Misfortune

5. A Phenomenological Psychological Approach to Trauma and Resilience, Frederick J. Wertz

6. A Constructivist Grounded Theory Analysis of Losing and Regaining a Valued Self, Kathy Charmaz

7. A Discursive Analysis of Teresa’s Protocol: Enhancing Oneself, Diminishing Others, Linda M. McMullen

8. Narrative Research: Constructing, Deconstructing, and Reconstructing Story, Ruthellen Josselson

9. Intuitive Inquiry: Exploring the Mirroring Discourse of Disease, Rosemarie Anderson

III. Pluralism, Participation, and Unity in Qualitative Research

10. Comparisons through Five Lenses

11. The Participant’s Response

12. Ethics, Participant Involvement, and Analytic Methodology

Appendix: Gail’s Texts