Contiene: Building a philosophic foundation for qualitative research. Philosophic underpinnings: an overview. Before beginning research: a philosophic perspective. The qualitative posture: indwelling. From ideas to outcomes: conducting qualitative research. Designing qualitative research: an overview. Generating ideas. Building a sample. Data collection in the natural setting: studying people, studying settings. Data analysis. Qualitative data analysis: an overview. Qualitative data analysis: using the constant comparative method. Communicating the outcomes of qualitative research.