The following table indicates the size of the sample in some details.
The researcher has purposely chosen a smaller size of six individuals, 3 men and 3 women because this sample is manageable and also represents both gender. The samples are real stories of people who have recovered from alcoholism though their names are anonymous and their demographic details have been changed to project their identity.
Given that this assignment, is based on qualitative in nature the analysis and interpretation of the collected data will enable to the find the answer to the solution to the problem being investigated.
Similarly, the researcher will also apply the qualitative data to understand the social phenomenon of alcoholism by engaging with the respondents within the alcohol anonymous setting where direct communication and observation is carried. According to Ehnert (2009), qualitative data needs to be prepared and organized in an appropriate source of information before they are interpreted and analyzed. For instance, in this project the researcher will have to study, analyse, interpret and present the case studies in an appropriate format. Furthermore, the analysis of this qualitative data will be analysed and interpreted in the light of the relevant theories, concepts/ theoretical and conceptual frameworks.
In addition, the emerging themes, narratives and chronological events will be interpreted to convey meaning to the findings. The researcher had to use the case study methodological approach to obtain data from the six participants, that are listed in the table above. The researcher had chosen the case study research methodology because it s the most effective technique for analyzing and feeling the real situation on the ground by looking into the detailed information about the individual lives. Case study approach is so