Incluye bibliografía e índice. CONTENIDO: Postpositivism and the naturalist paradigm. -- Is the naturalistic paradigm the genuine article?. -- Constructed realities. -- The disturbing and disturbed observer. -- The only generalization is: there is no generalization. -- Is causality a viable concept?. -- Is being value-free valuable?. -- Doing what comes naturally. -- Designing a naturalistic inquiry. -- Implementing the naturalistic inquiry. -- Establishing trustworthiness. -- Processing naturalistically obtained data. -- Case reporting, member checking, and auditing.