Table of Contents

Introduction The Nature of Qualitative Inquiry Interviewing Observation Collecting and Analysing Spoken Interaction Planning a Project Analysis and Representation Epilogue: Qualitative Inquiry and Teaching References Index. 'Keith Richards' book on qualitative methods is truly excellent. The writing is unusually clear, engaging, and carefully crafted... Instructors of graduate-level courses on research methods will find the three-level system of the book of remarkable pedagogical value and the Reading Guides at the end of each chapter extremely useful and rich... I have no doubt this textbook will become a best seller in research methods courses in TESOL and applied linguistics programs.' - Lourdes Ortega, Northern Arizona University.