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Journeys Through Ethnography

Realistic Accounts Of Fieldwork, 1st Edition

By Annette Lareau, Jeffrey Shultz

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Description

Learning how to carry out research projects using participant observation and in-depth interviews has become a priority for scholars in a wide range of fields, including anthropology, sociology, education, social work, nursing, and psychology. This book, a collection of well-known fieldwork accounts covering the qualitative research process, aims t

Table of Contents

Introduction (Annette Lareau and Jeffrey Shultz. ) On the Evolution of Street Corner Society (William F. Whyte. ) Choosing a Host (Alma Gottlieb and Philip Graham. ) On the Making of Aint No Makin It (Jay MacLeod. ) Reflections on a Tale Told Twice (Janet Theophano and Karen Curtis. ) Beyond Subjectivity (Susan Krieger. ) Common Problems in Field Work: A Personal Essay (A. Lareau. ) Epilogue: A Selective Guide to the Literature

About the Authors

Annette Lareau is associate professor of sociology at Temple University. Jeffrey Shultz is professor and chair of education at Beaver College. Annette Lareau is associate professor of sociology at Temple University. Jeffrey Shultz is professor and chair of education at Beaver College.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOC002000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology / General