Principles, Approaches and Issues in Participant Observation: 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Principles, Approaches and Issues in Participant Observation

1st Edition

By Danny L. Jorgensen

Routledge

184 pages

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Description

This book provides a succinct, student-friendly outline of the of principles, approaches, and issues in participant observation. Examining these basic tenets is important for clarifying the philosophical rationale for conducting participant observation, making important research decisions, and appreciating the strengths and weaknesses of different approaches within the method. This concise primer is suitable for undergraduate and graduate students in a wide range of disciplines such as anthropology, religious studies, sociology and nursing.

Table of Contents

CONTENTS

Preface, Acknowledgements, and Dedication

CHAPTER

One: Introduction

Two: Philosophy and Methodology

Three: Distinctive Characteristics

Four: Values and Politics

Five: Ethics

Six: Facts and Representations of Them

Seven: Conclusion

References

Index

About the Author

Danny L. Jorgensen is Professor, Department of Religious Studies, University of South Florida.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOC024000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Research