Content Analysis by James Drisko, Tina Maschi

By James Drisko, Tina Maschi

Content material research deals a accomplished review of the adaptation inside of content material research, besides specific descriptions of 3 ways present in the modern literature: uncomplicated content material research, interpretive content material research and qualitative content material research. This booklet presents an inclusive, and punctiliously differentiated, exam of up to date content material research examine reasons and techniques. this type of ebook isn't presently to be had. bankruptcy One examines the conceptual base and heritage of content material research, then the subsequent 3 chapters research every one method of content material research extensive, utilizing short illustrative exemplar reports. all the method chapters employs a constant define to aid readers examine and distinction the 3 diverse techniques. bankruptcy five examines rigor in content material research and highlights steps to make sure the inner coherence of stories. This booklet concludes with exploration of 2 full-length experiences: bankruptcy 6 examines using content material research for advocacy and development public wisdom to advertise human rights and social justice. bankruptcy 7 experiences a full-length research of older adults in felony to element how content material research is finished and the way diverse ways should be usefully mixed.

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That is, content analysis may address language, content meaning, techniques of communication, specific events, or all of these simultaneously. Content analysis allows researchers to examine large amounts of data in a systematic fashion, which helps to identify and clarify topics of interest (Weber, 1990). Researchers can also use basic content analysis to determine if content is not present in situations where one might expect it to 25 26 Content Analysis be. It is widely used to detail the proportion or percentage of a text or set of materials that is devoted to specific topics.

Before online resources were available, concordances allowed scholars and others to quickly locate selected keywords and passages. The work of basic content analysis—a thorough reading of the text and the literal coding of words or passages—fits smoothly with the creation of a concordance. Concordances reduce the effort that future researchers must expend to find specific text materials. However, a concordance is only of benefit if one’s research purpose is to locate one or more passages that include a specific word or phrase in a text.

Neither study mentioned undertaking an institutional review board process. The researchers did not generate new data sources specifically for their studies. Each study involved coding units of meaning that were deductively generated and relevant to the author’s stated research purposes. The content to be coded—international versus national content and presence or absence of intervention research—was possible to identify in detail before the analysis began. The chosen analytic methods were quantitative: The researchers used descriptive statistics to aggregate and further summarize the results.

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