Qualitative Social Research in Spain: Past, Present, and Future. A Portrait

Miguel S. Valles, Alejandro Baer


Cartographic work has always gone hand in hand with the effort for the advancement of knowl­edge in many fields. In this paper we will sketch a cartography of qualitative methodology in Spain. Just like a painter who works on a portrait, we will proceed to add layers, colours, per­spec­tives and depth as we go on with our description. The final picture will serve as a window through which the past, present and future of qualitative social research in our country can be observed. URN: urn:nbn:de:0114-fqs0503183


qualitative methods; Spanish masters; schools; biographical methodology; group dis­cussion methodology; trends; past; present; future

Copyright (c) 2005 Miguel S. Valles, Alejandro Baer

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