Integrating Analyses for Mixed Methods Researchgoes beyond mixed methods research design and data collection, providing a pragmatic discussion of the challenges of effectively integrating data to facilitate a more comprehensive and rigorous level of analysis. Showcasing a range of strategies for integrating different sources and forms of data as well as different approaches in analysis, readers learn to plan, conduct, and disseminate complex analyses with confidence.
Key techniques include:
Building an integrative framework
Analyzingsequential, complementary and comparative data
Identifying patterns and contrasts in linked data
Categorizing, counting, andblendingmixeddata
Managing dissonance and divergence
Transforming analysis into warranted assertions
With clear steps that can be tailored to any project, this book is perfect for studentsand researchersundertaking their own mixed methods research.