Quantity Does Not Always Mean Quality: The Importance of Qualitative Social Science in Conservation Research

Niki A. Rust, Amber Abrams, Daniel W. S. Challender, Guillaume Chapron, Arash Ghoddousi, Jenny A. Glikman, Catherine H. Gowan, Courtney Hughes, Archi Rastogi, Alicia Said, Alexandra Sutton, Nik Taylor (+5 others)
2017 Society & Natural Resources  
Qualitative methods are important in gaining a deep understanding of complex problems and poorly researched areas. They can be particularly useful to help explain underlying conservation problems, as in Rust et al. (2016) . However, the significance in choosing and justifying appropriate methodological frameworks in conservation studies should be given more attention to ensure data are collected and analysed appropriately.
doi:10.1080/08941920.2017.1333661 fatcat:cv4nskmbnvcgrlq3cqh5pnot7y