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The Qualitative Methods in Psychology Section Bulletin comes out twice a year and includes forthcoming events, reviews of conferences of interest to qualitative psychologists, stories of new initiatives for raising the profile of qualitative methods, research reports, book reviews and more.
Message from the Chair
Peer-reviewed article: Getting off the starting blocks: An interpretative phenomenological analysis (IPA) of a physical activity referral scheme (PARS) non-completer
Kerry Clarke & Natalie Walker
Peer-reviewed article: Colours of the kaleidoscope: Reflections on the process of carrying out a D.Clin.Psy IPA research study
Peer-reviewed article: A researcher's experience of focused coding in grounded theory: What makes the final cut?
Susan Walker, Sue Read & Helena Priest
Methodological paper: Reflections of using online discussion forums as a data collection tool
View from the Top: The rugged return of qualitative inquiry in American psychology
Kenneth J. Gergen
Beyond the book: New forms of academic communication
London School of Economics and Political Science, 28 February 2013.
Reviewed by Helen Owton
Harper, D. & Thompson, A. (Eds.) (2012). Qualitative research methods in mental health and psychotherapy: A guide for students and practitioners. Reviewed by Kate Doran
Sullivan, P. (2012). Qualitative data analysis: Using a dialogical approach. Reviewed by Joe MacDonagh
Antaki, C. (Ed.). (2011). Applied conversation analysis: Intervention and change in institutional talk. Reviewed by Jerry E. McLaughlin & Pamela C. Smithbell
Frost, N. (2011). Qualitative research methods in psychology: Combining core approaches. Reviewed by Michael Richards
Wertz, F., Charmaz, K., McMullen, L., Josselson, R., Anderson, R., & McSpadden, E. (2011). Five ways of doing qualitative analysis: Phenomenological psychology, grounded theory, discourse analysis, narrative research, and intuitive inquiry. Reviewed by Jianmei Xie