Can you combine qualitative and quantitative methods in psychology? What are the practical and theoretical issues involved? This volume looks in detail at the problems involved in attempting to reconcile qualitative and quantitative methods both within and across studies, and illustrates the theoretical issues with applied examples. Leading figures in their field look at all angles of the qualitative-quantitative debate and cover areas including health, education, social, clinical and economic psychology. This ground-breaking text will be essential reading for students and researchers wishing to combine methods, or for anyone who simply wants to get a better understanding of the debate.