We offer these texts bundled together at a discount for your students. Ravitch: Qualitative Research Focused on developing the theoretical, methodological, and conceptual knowledge needed to engage in rigorous, valid, and respectful qualitative research, this introductory text presents the field of qualitative research in a unique and meaningful way. The book helps readers understand what the authors call criticality in qualitative research by communicating the foundations and processes of qualitative research with clarity and simplicity while still capturing its complexity. Packed with real-life examples of questions, issues, and situations that stem from the authors' and their students' research, the book humanizes the qualitative research endeavor, illustrates the types of scenarios that arise, and emphasizes the importance of actively considering paradigmatic values throughout every stage of the research process. In every chapter, the authors illustrate the qualitative research process as decidedly ideological, political, and subjective using themes of criticality, reflexivity, collaboration, and rigor. Creswell: 30 Essential Skills for the Qualitative Researcher 30 Essential Skills for the Qualitative Researcher fills a gap in introductory literature on qualitative inquiry by providing practical how-to information for beginning researchers in the social, behavioral, and health sciences. Author John W. Creswell draws on years of teaching, writing, and conducting his own projects to offer effective techniques and procedures with many applied examples from research design, qualitative inquiry, and mixed methods. Creswell defines what a skill is, and acknowledges that while there may be more than 30 that an individual will use and perfect, the skills presented in this book are crucial for a new qualitative researcher starting a qualitative project. Please contact your Sales Representative for more information.