Chapter 27 Web links

Mixed methods research: combining quantitative and qualitative research

Forum: Qualitative Social Research

This issue of the Forum: Qualitative Social Research contains a number of articles about combining quantitative and qualitative research designs.

Mixing methods

This research by Ian Jones from the University of Luton uses both qualitative and quantitative methods to explore in more detail issues relating to sports fans.

Encyclopedia of Social Science Research Methods

Interesting encyclopedia entry covering topics on triangulation, such as: measurement, types of triangulation and an evaluation of triangulation. It was written by Alan Bryman.

Strategies for mixing methods

This paper, written by Jennifer Mason, covers six strategies for mixing methods and linking data in social science research, be they qualitative, quantitative, or something spanning this divide.