Design and Conduct of Subjectivist Studies

  • Allen C. SmithIII
Part of the Computers and Medicine book series (C+M)


This chapter extends our discussion of the use of qualitative or subjectivist approaches in research and evaluation in informatics. With a combination of theoretical and practical points, it provides direction to the reader who chooses to answer questions that are difficult if not impossible to study with more traditional, objectivist approaches. Four introductory issues must be explored before we begin to outline a realistic model for qualitative inquiry.


Field Note Subjectivist Study Code Word Member Check Qualitative Work 
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