This compilation of six articles is equally divided between brief articles pertaining to the definition of qualitative content analysis and those that address quality design considerations. These articles appeared in Research Design Review in the 2014-2022 time period. Although there are other articles in RDR relevant to “content analysis,” the articles in this compilation were chosen due to the inclusion or focus on the primary qualitative content analysis method, i.e., the analysis of content derived from existing, naturally occurring repository of information (for example corporate or historical documents, media content, and diaries).
“Qualitative Content Analysis: 6 Articles on the Definition & Quality Design Considerations” is available for download here.
Seven similar compilations of RDR articles, devoted to particular methods or techniques, are also available:
“Unique Attributes of Qualitative Research: 16 Articles on the 10 Unique Attributes of Qualitative Research” is available for download here.
“Ethnography & the Observation Method: 15 Articles on Design, Implementation, & Uses” is available for download here.
“The Focus Group Method: 18 Articles on Design & Moderating” is available for download here.
“The In-depth Interview Method: 12 Articles on Design & Implementation” is available for download here.
“Reflexivity: 10 Articles on the Role of Reflection in Qualitative Research” is available for download here.
“Qualitative Data Analysis: 16 Articles on Process & Method” is available for download here.
“Qualitative Research: Transparency & Reporting” is available for download here.