Doing Hermeneutic Phenomenological Research

Invitation to book launch - Doing Hermeneutic Phenomenological Research, A Practical Guide

Dr Mel Duffy

Dr Mel Duffy

About the Authors

The authors of the book are Dr Mel Duffy, School of Nursing, Psychotherapy and Community Health, DCU, Dr Lesley Dibley, School of Health Sciences and ILD Centre for Chronic Illness and Ageing, Professor Suzanne Dickerson, University of Buffalo and Professor Roxanne Vandermause, University of Missouri-St. Louis College of Nursing. 


About the Book

This practical guide offers an approachable introduction to doing hermeneutic phenomenological research across the health and social sciences. Grounded in real world research, it integrates philosophy, methodology and method in accessible ways, helping you realize the potential of using phenomenology to guide research.

The book maps the complete research process and shows how to apply key philosophical tenets to your project, demonstrating the close relationship between philosophy and research practice.

The book:

  • Shows step-by-step how to translate philosophy into research methodology and turn methodology into robust research design
  • Focuses on applied practice, illustrating theoretical discussions with examples and case studies
  • Promotes advanced thinking about hermeneutic phenomenology in an easy to understand way
  • Highlights the need for researchers to engage reflexively with the whole research process.

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You can buy the book from Sage Publishing.