A guide to qualitative field research

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Pine Forge Press, 2007 - Social Science - 214 pages
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Thoroughly revised, the Second Edition of A Guide to Qualitative Field Research provides novice researchers with comprehensive and accessible instructions for conducting qualitative field research. Using rich examples from classic ethnographies to help bring abstract principles alive, author Carol A. Bailey thoroughly explains the entire research process from selecting a topic to writing the final manuscript, and all of the steps in between!

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Contents

Introduction to Qualitative Field Research
1
Ethical Issues in Qualitative Field Research
15
Prelude to Qualitative Fieldwork
33
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Having received her Ph.D. from Washington State University, Carol A. Bailey is an Associate Professor in Sociology at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. She has won numerous teaching awards, including the university-wide Alumni Award for Teaching Excellence. She has also been Chair of the University Writing Program at the Academy of Teaching Excellence.

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