Editor: Cheryl Tatano Beck, DNSc ,CNM, FAAN
Year First Published – 2013
This is the first ever international handbook of qualitative nursing research. It has 4 parts. First is a section on what does qualitative nursing research do. Part 2 focuses on the different qualitative research methods. Part 3 looks at contemporary issues in qualitative nursing research methods. and lastly Part 4 includes 14 chapters each one focusing on the state of the science of qualitative nursing research in each particular country.
Book Editions (with links publisher’s page on the book)
Beck, C. T. (Ed.). (2013). Routledge International Handbook of Qualitative Nursing Research. Routledge.
Dr. Beck is a Distinguished Professor at the University of Connecticut, School of Nursing. She also has a joint appointment in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the School of Medicine. She received her Master’s degree in maternal-newborn nursing and also her certificate in nurse-midwifery from Yale University. Her Doctor of Nursing Science degree is from Boston University. She is a fellow in the American Academy of Nursing. Over the past 30 years Cheryl has focused her research efforts on developing a research program on postpartum mood and anxiety disorders. She is a prolific writer who has published over 150 journal articles. She also has published multiple American Journal of Nursing Books of the Year such as Nursing Research: Generating and Assessing Evidence for Nursing Practice of which is a co-author with Dr. Denise Polit.