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Distinguishing the Trees from the Forest: Applying Cluster Analysis to Thematic Qualitative Data

Distinguishing the Trees from the Forest: Applying Cluster Analysis to Thematic Qualitative Data Field Methods, 15(2): 186-201 Description: Introduces and Illustrates the use of cluster analysis in aiding the analysis of large qualitative data sets through a hierarchical technique that can be applied in a multistage thematic analysis. Sage Publications