Phenomenology and Qualitative Data Analysis Software (QDAS): A Careful Reconciliation

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Sohn, Brian Kelleher;
(2017)
  • Publisher: Forum Qualitative Sozialforschung / Forum: Qualitative Social Research
  • Journal: Forum : Qualitative Social Research (issn: 1438-5627)
  • Publisher copyright policies & self-archiving
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.17169/fqs-18.1.2688
  • Subject: Methodologie | Phänomenologie; qualitative Datenanalyse-Software; qualitative Forschung | Sozialwissenschaften, Soziologie | software | qualitative Methode | data | qualitative method | Research Design | Analyse | Methods and Techniques of Data Collection and Data Analysis, Statistical Methods, Computer Methods | analysis | Daten | phenomenology | Phänomenologie | Social sciences (General) | H1-99 | phenomenology; qualitative data analysis software; qualitative research | Forschungsarten der Sozialforschung | Erhebungstechniken und Analysetechniken der Sozialwissenschaften | qualitative data analysis software | Social sciences, sociology, anthropology | qualitative research | methodology
    • ddc: ddc:300

An oft-cited phenomenological methodologist, Max VAN MANEN (2014), claims that qualitative data analysis software (QDAS) is not an appropriate tool for phenomenological research. Yet phenomenologists rarely describe how phenomenology is to be done: pencil, paper, comput... View more