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NCRM Methods Review Papers, NCRM/005. Mixed Methods Research: A discussion paper

By Julia Brannen


This paper proposes to • Define mixed method research • Set out some of the reasons why mixed methods may currently be in the ascendancy and identify opportunities and risks attached to these for researchers • Consider some of the main rationales for choosing a mixed method research strategy – the three Ps of paradigms, pragmatics and politics • Explicate how a mixed method strategy plays out during the research process: the research design phase, the fieldwork phase, the analysis phase and contextualisation • Address particular issues: Quality criteria, teaching mixed methods, writing up mixed methods researc

Topics: 1.22 Mixed Methods
Publisher: Unpublished
Year: 2005
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