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Developing Focus Group Research: Politics, Theory and Practice

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This book critically examines the potential of, and suggests ways forward in, harnessing a versatile and powerful method of research - focus groups. The book challenges some of the emerging orthodoxies and presents accessible, insightful and reflective discussions about the issues around focus group work.

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Hardcover, 240 pages
Published February 1st 1999 by Sage Publications UK
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Michael Burnam-Fink
Nov 20, 2013 Michael Burnam-Fink rated it it was ok
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There might be a little bit of mismatch between what I want (how do you do a focus group?) and what this book is about. Barbaour and Kitzinger have collected quite the group of British academics, and each one tells a little story about how they used focus groups in their research. The book assures us again and again that focus groups are great for researchers looking at marginalized groups, anxious to capture issues in the words of the community rather than sterile language of academia, and ...more
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