Ow different are quantitative and qualitative research?

a? Definition and evidence of understanding of qualitative /quantitative/feminist approaches and related terms in the research literature.
a? Awareness of the range of work in qualitative research
a? Use of appropriate examples of research
a? Understanding of ways to assess the strengths and limitations of relevant methods and approaches.
a? Evidence of knowledge of relevant theory.
a? Clear and concise expression using appropriate written construction.
a? A coherent argument and a logical conclusion.
a? Appropriate use of referencing and inclusion of a full and relevant bibliography.

That may be useful but do not have to be use at that essay
Relevant journals include: British Journal of Sociology, International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education, Journal of Contemporary Ethnography
Sociology

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*Berg, B.R. (2004 5th edn) Qualitative Research Methods for the Social Sciences, Massachusetts: Allyn and Bacon.

Black, T. R. (2002 2nd edn) Understanding Social Science Research, London: Sage.

*Blaxter, L., Hughes, C. and Tight, M. (2006 3rd edn) How to Research, Buckingham: Open University Press.

Bryman, A. (2004 2nd edn) Social Research Methods, Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Bulmer, M. [ed.] (1984) Sociological Research Methods, London: Macmillan.

*Davies, M. B. (2007) Doing a Successful Research Project: using qualitative or quantitative methods, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

*Eichler, M. (1988) Non-sexist Research Methods: A Practical Guide, London: Unwin Hyman.

Gilbert, N. [ed.] (1992) Researching Social Life, London: Sage.

Hammersley, M. and Atkinson, P. (1995 2nd edn) Ethnography: Principles in Practice, London: Tavistock.

Hammersley, M. (1993) Social Research: Philosophy, Politics and Practice, London: Sage.

Hammersley, M. (1995) The Politics of Social Research, London: Sage.

Harding, S. (1987) Feminism and Methodology, Milton Keynes: Open University Press.

*Hart, C. (2001) Doing a Literature Search: a Comprehensive Guide for the Social Sciences, London: Sage.

Holliday, A. (2007) Doing and Writing Qualitative Research, London: Sage.

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Jupp, V. [ed] (2006) The SAGE Dictionary of Social Research Methods, London: Sage.

Letherby, G. (2003) Feminist Research in Theory and Practice, Buckingham: Open University Press.

Letherby, G. and Bywaters, P. (2007) Extending Social Research: application, implementation and publication, Maidenhead: Open University Press.

Marshall, C. (1999) Designing Qualitative Research, London: Sage.

Marvasti, A. (2004) Qualitative Research in Sociology, London: Sage

*Mason, J. (2002) Qualitative Researching, London: Sage.

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Oakley, A. (2000) Experiments in Knowing: Gender and Method in the Social Sciences, Cambridge: Polity Press.

*OaDochartaigh, N. (2002) Internet Research Handbook: a practical guide for students and researchers in the social sciences, London: Sage.

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Pink, S. (2007) Doing Visual Ethnography: images, media and representation in research, London: Sage.

Ramazonoglu, C. with Holland, J. (2002) Feminist Research Methods: Challenges and Choices, London: Sage.
Reinharz, S. (1992) Feminist Methods in Social Research, New York: OUP.

Ribbens, J. and Edwards, R. (eds) (1998) Feminist Dilemmas in Qualitative Research, London: Sage.

*Riley, J. (1996) Getting the Most From Your Data, Bristol: Technical and Educational Services.

Roberts, H. [ed.] (1990) Doing Feminist Research, London: Routledge and Kegan Paul.

Robson, C. (2002) Real World Research Oxford: Blackwell.

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*Silverman, D. (2005 2nd edn) Doing Qualitative Research: a Practical Handbook, London: Sage.

Silverman, D. (2007) A Very Short, Fairly Interesting and Reasonably Cheap Book about Qualitative Rresearch, London: Sage.

Taylor, S. (2002) Ethnographic Research: a Reader, London: Sage.

Wetherall, M. Taylor, S. and Yates, S. (2001) Discourse Theory and Practice: a Reader, London: Sage.

Wetherall, M. Taylor, S. and Yates, S. (2003) Discourse as Data, a Guide for Analysts, London: Sage.

*Wolcott, H.F. (1990) Writing Up Qualitative Research, California: Sage.

Yates, S. J. (2004) Doing Social Science Research, London: Sage and Open Univ. Press.