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The Internet

Christine Hine


As use of the Internet has become increasingly widespread, the Internet has also become a natural site for qualitative research. New researchable populations emerge, and illuminating discussions on every conceivable topic have become accessible to researchers. The Internet also presents many challenges, however, raising the questions of how to develop ethical and achievable research projects, and how to present findings to the widest possible audience. This book focuses on the process of writing qualitative Internet research, from the construction of the initial proposal to the preparation of ... More

Keywords: Internet, qualitative research, ethical research, initial proposal, research report, reflexivity, social research

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780199793891
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2015 DOI:10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199793891.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Christine Hine, author
University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey, UK, Senior Lecturer