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Author Bailey, Carol A., 1950-

Title A guide to qualitative field research / Carol A. Bailey
Edition Second edition
Published Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Pine Forge Press, [2007]


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 MELB  300.723 Bai/Gtq  AVAILABLE
Description xv, 214 pages
Contents 1. Introduction to qualitative field research -- 2. Ethical issues in qualitative field research -- 3. Prelude to qualitative fieldwork -- 4. The infrastructure of qualitative field research -- 5. Methodology -- 6. Observations -- 7. Interviews -- 8. Field notes and leaving the field -- 9. Coding, memoing, and descriptions -- 10. Typologies, taxonomies, visual representations, and themes -- 11. Storytelling, critical events, and analytic induction -- 12. Evaluation criteria and final manuscript
Summary "Thoroughly revised, the Second Edition of A Guide to Qualitative 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 explains the entire research process, from selecting a topic to writing the final manuscript and all of the steps in between."--BOOK JACKET
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Qualitative research -- Methodology.
Social sciences -- Fieldwork.
Social sciences -- Research -- Methodology.
LC no. 2006007756
ISBN 1412936500 paperback
Other Titles Qualitative field research