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Learning from the Field : A Guide from Experience - William Foote Whyte

Learning from the Field

A Guide from Experience

Paperback Published: 1st December 1984
ISBN: 9780803933187
Number Of Pages: 296

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In this volume Professor Whyte compiles information gathered from his vast experience in field research. The book provides invaluable information for the student - it covers a broad range of research, with many examples to illustrate findings. The author shows not only how to gather data, but how, and why, relevant data should be selected and gives a realistic picture of problems encountered by the field researcher.

Purpose and Focus of this Book
Participant Observation
Rationale and Roles
Planning the Project and Entering the Field
Field Relations
Observational Methods
Interviewing Strategy and Tactics
Recording, Indexing and Evaluating Interview Data
Integrating Methods in Team Research
Using History in Social Research
Types of Applied Social Research
Ethics in Field Research and Publication
Focusing the Study and Analyzing the Data
From Data Analysis to Reshaping Conceptual Schemes
Scheme and Styles of Social Research
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ISBN: 9780803933187
ISBN-10: 0803933185
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 296
Published: 1st December 1984
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.77 x 14.07  x 2.06
Weight (kg): 0.41
Edition Type: New edition