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- DescriptionLearning how to carry out research projects using participant observation and in-depth interviews has become a priority for scholars in a wide range of fields, including anthropology, sociology, education, social work, nursing, and psychology. This book, a collection of well-kwn fieldwork accounts covering the qualitative research process, aims to help undergraduate students, graduate students, and scholars in the social sciences understand common problems in the research process and learn strategies for resolving them.Unlike methods books that treat research issues in a superficial or prescriptive fashion, this book realistically portrays, through researchers own accounts, the process of discovery and resolution of conflicts involved in fieldwork. It also shows the costs involved in the choice of solutions. Students and seasoned scholars alike will find the collection a source of kwledge, inspiration, and comfort concerning the complexity of conducting fieldwork.
- Author BiographyAnnette Lareau is associate professor of sociology at Temple University. Jeffrey Shultz is professor and chair of education at Beaver College. Annette Lareau is associate professor of sociology at Temple University. Jeffrey Shultz is professor and chair of education at Beaver College.
- Author(s)Annette Lareau
- PublisherHarperCollins Publishers Inc
- Date of Publication03/07/1996
- SubjectSociology & Anthropology: Professional
- Place of PublicationNew York, NY
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- Content Notenotes, biblio, index
- Weight417 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine17 mm
- Edited byJeffrey Shultz
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
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