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A handbook for social science field research : essays & bibliographic sources on research design and methods / edited by Ellen Perecman, Sara R. Curran.

Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, ©2006.

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  • Title:
    A handbook for social science field research : essays & bibliographic sources on research design and methods / edited by Ellen Perecman, Sara R. Curran.
  • Contributor: Ellen Perecman;
    Sara R Curran
  • Subjects: Social sciences -- Fieldwork; Social sciences -- Research; Social sciences -- Methodology; Sciences sociales -- Recherche sur le terrain; Sciences sociales -- Recherche; Sciences sociales -- Méthodologie; SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Research; SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Methodology; Social sciences -- Fieldwork; Social sciences -- Methodology; Social sciences -- Research; Sciences sociales -- Méthodologie; Electronic books;
    Dewey: 300.72/3
  • Rights: Terms governing use: Copyright.
    Access restrictions: NON_PRINT_LEGAL_DEPOSIT
  • Publication Details: Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, ©2006.
  • Language: English
  • Description: Contents: PART I: Selecting the Right Tools
    Overview
    1. Archives
    The Past is Another Country by Robert Vitalis
    Bibliography
    2. Case Studies
    Case-Based Research by Andrew Schrank:
    Bibliography
    3. Ethnographic Methods
    Ethnography: Theory and Methods by Alma Gottlieb
    Bibliography
    4. Oral Histories
    Oral Histories as Methods and Sources by Tamara Giles-Vernick:
    Bibliography
    5. Focus Groups
    Focus Group Interviews by Susan Short
    Bibliography
    6. Surveys and Secondary Data Sources
    Using Survey Data in Social Science Research in Developing Countries by Albert Park:
    Bibliography on Survey Research
    7. Combining Qualitative and Quantitative Tools
    Qualitative Research: Does it Fit in Economics? by Michael Piore:
    Bibliography
    PART II: Essentials for the Conduct of Research
    Overview
    1. Essentials for Ethnography
    Ethnographic Research by Stevan Harrell
    2. Essentials for the Case Study Method
    The Case Study and Causal Research by Andrew Shrank
    3. Essentials for Research Design
    In Search of the Holy Grail: Projects, Proposals, and Research Design, But Mostly about Why Writing a Dissertation Proposal is So Difficult by Michael Watts
    4. Research Ethics are Essential
    Ethical Considerations for Research in Cross-Cultural Settings by Sara Curran
    Bibliography
    5. Maintaining Perspective is Essential
    Bringing It All Back Home: Personal Reflections on Friends, Findings, and Fieldwork by Andrew Schrank

  • Identifier: ISBN 9781441628282 (electronic bk.); ISBN 1441628282 (electronic bk.); ISBN 9781412973427 (electronic bk.); ISBN 1412973422 (electronic bk.); ISBN 9781412983211 (ebook); ISBN 1412983215 (ebook); ISBN (cloth); ISBN (pbk.); ISBN (cloth); ISBN (pbk.); BNB GBB6H3238; System number: 017550758
  • Notes: Bibliography note: Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xxvi, 254 pages).
  • Shelfmark(s): General Reference Collection DRT ELD.DS.31392
  • UIN: BLL01017550758

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