A scheme that distinguishes among types and dimensions of a phenomenon.

May be used instead of word-processing programs to manage qualitative data.

A method of evaluating the results of qualitative data analysis.

Coding sources of livelihood among the homeless as “working for wages,” “selling goods,” and “scavenging” illustrates this.

Blee applied this method to her life history interviews of women members of racist organizations.

Can help to determine if people are expressing their thoughts and feelings in the same language.

A data display based on two or more concepts or variables.

The general analytic strategy of grounded theory methods.

Written to elaborate the basis of coding categories.

The application of this method results in highly detailed transcriptions.

Labeling of fieldwork settings and participants used mainly to manage the data.