A guide to qualitative field research
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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Introduction to Qualitative Field Research
Ethical Issues in Qualitative Field Research
Prelude to Qualitative Fieldwork
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