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Psychoanalytic Aspects of Fieldwork : Qualitative Research Methods - Jennifer C. Hunt

Psychoanalytic Aspects of Fieldwork

Qualitative Research Methods

Paperback Published: 1st October 1989
ISBN: 9780803934733
Number Of Pages: 96

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A study which demonstrates how in fieldwork the unconscious mind often shapes the interaction between researcher, subject and setting. The author rejects the traditional view that the fieldworker is a rational, emotionless outsider, unaffected by the field setting. She emphasizes the fieldworker's own personal stake and involvement in the research setting. Using the tenets of Freudian psychoanalysis, Hunt demonstrates how understanding the psychic makeup of the fieldworker and of the subject can help improve the researcher's performance in the field. This book contains many case analyses from the author's own work, and from that of others.

Introduction
The Sociological Perspective on Fieldwork
The Psychoanalytic Perspective on Fieldwork
Transference and Countertransference in Fieldwork
Conclusions
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ISBN: 9780803934733
ISBN-10: 0803934734
Series: Qualitative Research Methods
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 96
Published: 1st October 1989
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.49 x 14.33  x 0.79
Weight (kg): 0.16

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