Wolcott Writing Up Qualitative Research: Reading About Writing

Wolcott, H.F. (1990). Writing up qualitative research. London: Sage.

Chapter 1: Reading About Writing

  • "Researchers Yvonna Lincoln and Egon Guba (1985, p. 7) have identified several prominent aliases for the term naturalistic: postpositivistic, ethnographic, phenomenological, subjective, case study, qualitative, hermeneutic, humanistic (p. 10)."
  • "Careful editing is the antidote for the lack of giftedness among the huge corpus of us who recognize that we had better write but are not among the better writers (p. 13)."