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Principles of Qualitative Methodology for Psychology

  • Carl Ratner
Part of the Path in Psychology book series (PATH)

Abstract

Since positivistic methods are inadequate for cultural psychology, better methods are required that will reveal the cultural quality of psychological phenomena. Qualitative methods, developed by humanistically oriented social scientists, have the potential to serve this function. This chapter will articulate principles of qualitative methodology, and the next chapter will demonstrate how they can be employed to investigate cultural psychology.

Keywords

Qualitative Method Mental Activity Qualitative Methodology Conceptual Definition Psychological Phenomenon 
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Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1997

Authors and Affiliations

  • Carl Ratner
    • 1
  1. 1.Humboldt State UniversityArcataUSA

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