Extended Reading

The following list of journal articles and books provide extended reading on topics covered in chapter 24 in the second edition. Please note that journal articles are free to access, whereas book extracts (denoted by methods.sagepub.com URLs) require your university to have a subscription to SAGE Research Methods.

Snelson, C. L. (2016). Qualitative and mixed methods social media research: A review of the literature. International Journal of Qualitative Methods, 15(1).
This article is a literature review that draws from an analysis of 229 qualitative or mixed methods research articles published from 2007 through 2013 where social media played a central role.

Reich, J. A. (2014). Old methods and new technologies: Social media and shifts in power in qualitative research. Ethnography, 16(4).
This article explores some ethical considerations of conducting social media research.