Recursive Abstraction Method for Analysing Qualitative Data

Authors: Polkinghorne, M. and Taylor, J.

Editors: Buhalis, D.

Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing

Place of Publication: Cheltenham


Recursive Abstraction is a method used for the analysis of qualitative data. This qualitative data can be derived from data obtained from interviews (including group, semi-structured and unstructured interview formats), focus groups, and any other form of narrative based feedback, reports or accounts. As such, Recursive Abstraction is currently being applied in a wide range of discipline areas, and is particularly relevant to professionals and educators involved in Tourism.

Source: Manual