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What is Diary Method?

What is Diary Method?
What is Diary Method?
This book provides an up-to-date, concise and engaging introduction to solicited diary method, aimed at researchers and students who want to employ this methodology in their own research. Its primary focus is on solicited diary method in the context of social and health-related research, and it offers useful practical guidance on using this method in research.

The authors draw on their own experiences, as a health sociologist and a geographer, of using diary method, as well as published research studies conducted using this method. The book opens with an overview of the development of diary techniques and a discussion of the value of the method, proceeding to provide an overview of the different ways of collecting and using diary data and offering techniques for analysing it. Ethical issues are sensitively discussed and there is a chapter on the use of technology including a discussion of how email exchanges, social media such as Facebook, weblogs and micro-blogging such as Twitter, all have the potential to change the meaning and nature of solicited diary method
9781472572561
Bloomsbury Publishing
Bartlett, Ruth
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Milligan, Christine
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Bartlett, Ruth
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Milligan, Christine
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Bartlett, Ruth and Milligan, Christine (2015) What is Diary Method? (The "What is?" Research Methods Series), London, GB. Bloomsbury Publishing, 136pp.

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This book provides an up-to-date, concise and engaging introduction to solicited diary method, aimed at researchers and students who want to employ this methodology in their own research. Its primary focus is on solicited diary method in the context of social and health-related research, and it offers useful practical guidance on using this method in research.

The authors draw on their own experiences, as a health sociologist and a geographer, of using diary method, as well as published research studies conducted using this method. The book opens with an overview of the development of diary techniques and a discussion of the value of the method, proceeding to provide an overview of the different ways of collecting and using diary data and offering techniques for analysing it. Ethical issues are sensitively discussed and there is a chapter on the use of technology including a discussion of how email exchanges, social media such as Facebook, weblogs and micro-blogging such as Twitter, all have the potential to change the meaning and nature of solicited diary method

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Published date: 11 November 2015
Organisations: Faculty of Health Sciences

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Local EPrints ID: 378873
URI: https://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/378873
ISBN: 9781472572561
PURE UUID: caa85249-4e2d-4f3c-b75e-985823fcf92f
ORCID for Ruth Bartlett: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0002-3412-2300

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Date deposited: 30 Nov 2015 10:01
Last modified: 06 Jun 2018 12:31

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