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Analyzing social settings : a guide to qualitative observation and analysis

Author: John Lofland; Lyn H Lofland
Publisher: Belmont, Calif. : Wadsworth, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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"Now in its Third Edition, Analyzing Social Settings remains the classic manual for students of qualitative social research. With exceptional clarity, this book teaches students techniques of gathering, focusing, and analyzing qualitative data in step-by-step discussions that are enhanced by vivid examples and applications. Practical to students in such diverse disciplines as sociology, anthropology, social work,  Read more...
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Lofland, John.
Analyzing social settings.
Belmont, Calif. : Wadsworth, ©1995
(OCoLC)647019524
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Lofland; Lyn H Lofland
ISBN: 0534247806 9780534247805
OCLC Number: 30666758
Language Note: Text in English.
Description: xx, 267 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Gathering data. Starting where you are --
Evaluating data sites --
Getting in --
Getting along --
Logging data --
Focusing data. Thinking topics --
Asking questions --
Arousing interest --
Analyzing data. Developing analysis --
Writing reports --
Appendix. Dissecting fieldstudy reports.
Responsibility: John Lofland, Lyn H. Lofland.

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"Now in its Third Edition, Analyzing Social Settings remains the classic manual for students of qualitative social research. With exceptional clarity, this book teaches students techniques of gathering, focusing, and analyzing qualitative data in step-by-step discussions that are enhanced by vivid examples and applications. Practical to students in such diverse disciplines as sociology, anthropology, social work, and education, among other social sciences, Analyzing Social Settings is an invaluable guide to performing valid qualitative social research."--BOOK JACKET.

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