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Dimensiunea eşantionului în cercetarea calitativă
Sample Size in Qualitative Research

Author(s): Daniela Rusu Mocănașu
Subject(s): Social Sciences, Sociology, Methodology and research technology
Published by: Galaţi University Press
Keywords: sample size; adequate sample; qualitative research; saturation ;

Summary/Abstract: Determining an appropriate sample size is a marker of the quality of qualitative research. However, there is currently no consensus on how to achieve the size of such a sample. There are no clear methods and rules to guide researchers in achieving an appropriate sample size. In most qualitative investigations, determining the sample size is a matter of judgment, with the researcher following different landmarks to assess whether or not his or her own study sample is appropriate. This article aims to identify the main parameters that influence the researcher's decision to determine the appropriate sample size in qualitative research.

  • Issue Year: 15/2020
  • Issue No: 1
  • Page Range: 57-71
  • Page Count: 15
  • Language: Romanian