1st Edition

Social Researching Politics, Problems, Practice

Edited By Colin Bell, Helen Roberts Copyright 1984

    Social Researching (1984) examine the ‘stories’ about ‘real’ research in social sciences and its problems, and discusses funding, publication, the history of major projects, postgraduate work and issues raised by feminists doing research, as well as the practical, ethical and political difficulties.

    1. The SSRC: Restructured and Defended Colin Bell  2. Negotiating the Problem: the DHSS and Research on Violence in Marriage Jalna Hanmer and Diana Leonard  3. Researching Spoonbending: Concepts and Practice of Participatory Fieldwork H.M. Collins  4. ‘It’s Great to Have Someone to Talk To’: The Ethics and Politics of Interviewing Women Janet Finch  5. Incidence or Incidents: Political and Methodological Underpinnings of a Health Research Process in a Small Italian Town Ronald Frankenberg  6. Surveying Through Stories Hilary Graham  7. A Postscript to Nursing Nicky James  8. Bringing it all Back Home: An Anthropologist in Belfast Richard Jenkins  9. The Personable and the Powerful: Gender and Status in Sociological Research Sue Scott  10. The Affluent Worker Revisited Jennifer Platt  11. Putting the Show on the Road: the Dissemination of Research Findings Helen Roberts


    Colin Bell and Helen Roberts