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Qualitative Inquiry in Higher Education Organization and Policy Research (Hardcover)
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This bookprovides readers with the theoretical foundations and innovative perspectives for undertaking qualitative research to influence policy and practice discussions. Well-known chapter authors discuss strategies for investigating complex problems, helping readers understand how research can take into account the culture of the institution, administrative hierarchy, students, faculty, and external constituencies. This book explores how qualitative inquiry can advance understanding of organizational inequities in higher education, and it offers graduate students and educational researchers the tools to improve the organizational function of institutions while contributing to meaningful change.