Edmund Husserl

"Back to the things themselves!"


The Qualitative Methods Workbook is an "e-text" prepared for the college course Qualitative Research Methods (PSY 405) at Shippensburg University.  While the contents are copyrighted, they may be downloaded and hardcopied for educational and personal uses without permission, as long as the source is noted.  All other rights are reserved.  Comments can be directed to me at cgboer@ship.edu.

Part One:  Introduction and Phenomenological Description

Part Two:  Structural Analysis
Part Three:  Observation
Part Four:  Interviewing
Part Five:  Other Techniques and Conclusion

For qualitative articles on the net...

Forum: Qualitative Social Research
Qualitative Pages (Smith College)
Educational Insights (U. of British Columbia).
Electronic Journal of Sociology.
The Qualitative Report (Nova Southeastern U.).
Social Research Update (U. of Surrey).
Sociological Research Online (U. of Manchester).
Nursing Standard Online.

For a list of journals friendly to qualitative methods...

Qualitative Research Journals (Linda Wark).

And also have a look at...

The Society for Existential Analysis.
SEA on Facebook.

Also, check out these phenomenological sketches:

Anger
Humor
Insight
Nihilistic Tendencies in Psychology and the Phenomenology of Off-Color Jokes
Pleasure as a Special Case of Love