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 Field Research is designed to assist undergraduate students and other beginning field researchers in carrying out their first qualitative studies. Its rich examples from classic ethnographies, as well as examples generated by the author herself, help bring alive the abstract principles of field research.
 

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Très bien . Il est bonne référence pour la méthodologie scientifique de recherche pour les sciences sociales.

Contents

Chapter 2 Ethical Issues in Qualitative Field Research
15
Chapter 3 Prelude to Qualitative Fieldwork
33
Chapter 4 The Infrastructure of Qualitative Field Research
49
Chapter 5 Methodology
63
Chapter 6 Observations
79
Chapter 7 Interviews
95
Chapter 8 Field Notes and Leaving the Field
113
Chapter 9 Coding Memoing and Descriptions
125
Chapter 10 Typologies Taxonomies Visual Representations and Themes
143
Chapter 11 Storytelling Critical Events and Analytic Induction
161
Chapter 12 Evaluation Criteria and Final Manuscript
179
References
196
GlossaryIndex
203
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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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