About the Book

Taking you through each aspect of the research process and explaining the unique challenges of using qualitative methods in psychology, Doing Qualitative Research in Psychology offers a complete guide to successfully conducting a qualitative psychological research project.

Clear, concise and accessible, this ‘how to’ manual folds key skills like research design and using technology and software into each chapter. This second edition offers: 

- A thorough introduction to foundational concepts that support you through each step of the research process

- New chapters on thematic and narrative analysis

Through a pragmatic, practical lens, this book provides the perspective and the tools you need to recognize, collect, interpret and communicate quality qualitative psychological data.

Michael A. Forrester is Senior Lecturer in Psychology at the University of Kent, Canterbury.

Cath Sullivan is Senior Lecturer in the School of Psychology at the University of Central Lancashire.