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Guide to Qualitative Field Research

Guide to Qualitative Field Research - 2nd edition

Guide to Qualitative Field Research - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 9781412936507

ISBN10: 1412936500

Guide to Qualitative Field Research by Carol Bailey - ISBN 9781412936507
Edition: 2ND 07
Copyright: 2007
Publisher: Pine Forge Press
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Guide to Qualitative Field Research by Carol Bailey - ISBN 9781412936507

ISBN13: 9781412936507

ISBN10: 1412936500

Edition: 2ND 07

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Summary

Thoroughly revised, the Second Edition of A Guide to Field Research provides novice researchers with comprehensive and accessible instructions for conducting qualitative field research. Using rich examples from classic ethnographies to help bring abstract principles alive, author Carol A. Bailey thoroughly explains the entire research process from selecting a topic to writing the final manuscript, and all of the steps in between!

New to the Second Edition:

  • Offers ten techniques for analyzing data: Step-by-step instructions on how to use various techniques for analyzing data are provided that demystify what is often an overwhelming activity. There are three chapters devoted to ten techniques, including descriptions, typologies, taxonomies, visual representations, themes, story telling, critical events, and analytic induction.
  • Provides increased coverage of ethics: Ethical issues in field research are examined, including the American Sociological Association's Code of Ethics in a new Chapter 2. This coverage illuminates that ethical concerns are always present and ethical dilemmas are not always easily resolved.
  • Includes new discussions of paradigms: More coverage of paradigms is given as well as their implications for the research enterprise, sampling, reflexivity, member checks, triangulation, and criteria for evaluating field research. This new edition has been significantly reorganized and expanded with a greater focus on the role of theory and completely updated discussions on literature review to include information on internet sources, library databases, etc.

Other Editions of Guide to Qualitative Field Research

Guide to Qualitative Field Research by Carol R. Bailey - ISBN 9781506306995
Guide to Field Research by Carol A. Bailey - ISBN 9780803990586