Resources - Qualitative and Mixed Methods

Mixed Methods Sampling: A Typology with Examples

Description: Discusses mixed methods sampling techniques in creative and effective ways.

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

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.

The Mixed Methods Reader

Description: Collection of "classic" publications on mixed methods research.

Cultural Consensus as a Statistical Model

Description: Discusses history, theory, and strategy for the use of statistical models in the discovery of cultural consensus.

Integrating Data Analysis in Mixed Methods Research

Description: Encourages a thinking about mixed methods work based on a qualitative-quantitative continuum.

Dimensions of Desire: Bridging Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in a Study of Female Adolescent Sexuality

Description: Illustrates how feminist psychology research can bridge qual and quant methods while keeping lived experience as the center of inquiry.

Scientific Foundations of Qualitative Research

Description: Report generated by a NSF workshop on qualitative research methods.

A dual Methodology for Case Studies: Synergistic Use of a Longitudinal Single Site with Replication Multiple Sites

Description: Describes a case study methodology that combines real-time longitudinal with nine retrospective case studies on same phenomenon.

Foundations of Mixed Methods Research: Integrating Quantitative and Qualitative Approaches in the Social and Behavioral Sciences

Description: Excellent textbook written to be the primary text for a course on mixed methods research

Journal of Mixed Methods Research

Description: Recently established journal that focuses on empirical, methodological, and theoretical articles about mixed methods research across the social, behavioral, health, and human sciences.