What is qualitative secondary analysis? How can it be most effectively applied in social research?
This timely and accomplished book offers readers a well informed, reliable guide to all aspects of qualitative secondary analysis.
. Defines secondary analysis
. Distinguishes between quantitative and qualitative secondary analysis
. Maps the main types of qualitative secondary analysis
. Covers the key ethical and legal issues
. Offers a practical guide to effective research
. Sets the agenda for future developments in the subject
Written by an experienced researcher and teacher with a background in sociology, the book is a comprehensive and invaluable introduction to this growing field of social research."