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Alan Bryman
SAGE Publications, Dec 14, 2001 - Social Science - 1680 pages

Ethnography is one of the most discussed research methods in the social sciences. This outstanding collection brings together some landmark contributions by key figures such as Geertz, Denzin, Whyte, Emerson and Atkinson and Delamont, and a wide variety of issues in the field. It provides a complete guide to the methods, significance and contribution of ethnography and will be an invaluable resource for scholars and students.

Volume 1: The Nature of Ethnography

Volume 2: Ethnographic Fieldwork Practice

Volume 3: Issues in Ethnography

Volume 4: Analysis and Writing in Ethnography

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Purposeful Sampling Michael Quinn Patton 106
Interviewing an Informant James P Spradley 331

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About the author (2001)

Alan Bryman is Professor of Organizational and Social Research, School of Management, University of Leicester, UK.

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