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Title: Sampling in qualitative research
Contributor(s): Llewellyn, Gwynnyth (author); Sullivan, Gerard (author); Minichiello, Victor  (author)
Publication Date: 2004
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Abstract: As a result of reading this chapter you will have the knowledge to be able to: explain what is meant by non-probability sampling; identify some of the key principles associated with sampling in qualitative research; describe some of the different sampling options available in qualitative research; develop an understanding of theoretical sampling and how to use it; understand why qualitative studies rely on small sample sizes; identify issues associated with recruiting, accessing and maintaining relationships with informants.
Publication Type: Book Chapter
Source of Publication: Handbook of Research Methods for Nursing and Health Science, p. 210-239
Publisher: Pearson Education Australia
Place of Publication: Sydney, Australia
ISBN: 9781740095969
Field of Research (FOR): 111799 Public Health and Health Services not elsewhere classified
HERDC Category Description: B1 Chapter in a Scholarly Book
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