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|Author:||Regina Scheyvens (editor)||Language:||English|
|Publication Year:||2014||Title:||Development Fieldwork|
|This book provides an invaluable guide to undertaking development fieldwork in both the developing world and in western contexts. It takes you through all the key stages in development research and covers: *Research design and the roles of quantitative and qualitative methods. *Research using archival, textual and virtual data, along with using the internet ethically. *Practical as well as personal issues, including funding, permissions, motivation and attitude. *Culture shock, ethical considerations and working with marginalized, vulnerable or privileged groups, from indigeus peoples through to elites and corporations. *How to write up your findings. Sensitive, engaging and accessible in tone, the text is rich in learning features; from boxed examples to bullet-pointed summaries and questions for reflection. Development Fieldwork is the perfect companion for students engaged in research across development studies, geography, social anthropology or public policy.|
|Publisher||Sage Publications Ltd|
|eBay Product ID (ePID)||189660498|
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|Place of Publication||London|
|Edition Statement||2nd Revised Edition|
|Content Note||Black & White Illustrations|
|Author Biography||Regina Scheyvens heads the Institute of Development Studies at Massey University, New Zealand. She combines a passion for teaching about international development with research on tourism and development. She has a particular interest in sustainable development options for people living in small island states. In addition to Development Fieldwork, Regina has published books on Tourism and Poverty (2010) and Tourism for Development: Empowering Communities (2002), along with articles on topics such as backpacker tourism, ecotourism, sustainable tourism and empowerment.|
|Country of Publication||United Kingdom|
|Subject||Social Studies: General|
|Imprint||Sage Publications Ltd|
|Date of Publication||17/02/2014|
|Edited by||Regina Scheyvens|
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