In the Field: An Introduction to Field Research

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Routledge, 2002 - Reference - 272 pages
First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
 

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The book that started it all - in terms of ethnological (is that a word?) research and still well worth reading. Having said that, go for Wengraf over this, in terms of *how* to do qualitative research... Still, one would expect to find this cited somewhere in such research. Read full review

Contents

Introduction
1
Field Research Comes Home
9
2 Starting Research and Gaining Access
25
3 Selection Strategies in Field Research
43
Participant Observation
64
Interviews as Conversations
83
Using Personal Documents
100
7 Multiple Strategies in Field Research
116
8 Recording and Analysing Field Data
134
9 Ethical Problems Ethical Principles and Field Research Practice
150
10 Evaluating Field Studies
170
References
180
Name Index
201
Subject Index
211
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