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Development Fieldwork : a Practical Guide.

Author: Regina Scheyvens
Publisher: London : SAGE Publications, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book provides an invaluable guide to undertaking development fieldwork in both the developing world and in western contexts. It takes you through all the key stages in development research and covers:   Research design and the roles of quantitative and qualitative methods. Research using archival, textual and virtual data, along with using the internet ethically. Practical as well as personal issues, including  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Scheyvens, Regina.
Development Fieldwork : A Practical Guide.
London : SAGE Publications, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Regina Scheyvens
ISBN: 9781446254769 1446254763
OCLC Number: 958570785
Description: 1 online resource (313 pages)
Contents: Introduction - Regina Scheyvens and Sharon McLennanPART ONE: METHODOLOGYDesigning Development Research - Warwick E. Murray and John OvertonQuantitative Research - John Overton and Peter van DiermenQualitative Research - Rochelle Stewart-Withers, Glenn Banks, Andrew McGregor and Litea Meo-SewabuSomething Old, Something New: Research Using Archives, Texts and Virtual Data - Sharon McLennan and Gerard PrinsenPART TWO: PREPARATION FOR THE FIELDPractical Issues - Maria Borovnik, Helen Leslie and Donovan StoreyPersonal Issues - Henry Scheyvens, Regina Scheyvens and Barbara NowakPART THREE: IN THE FIELDEntering the Field - Sharon McLennan, Donovan Storey and Helen LeslieEthical Issues - Glenn Banks and Regina ScheyvensWorking with Marginalised, Vulnerable or Privileged Groups - Regina Scheyvens, Henry Scheyvens and Warwick E. MurrayPART FOUR: LEAVING THE FIELDAnything to Declare? The Politics and Practicalities of Leaving the Field - Sara Kindon and Julie CupplesReturning to University and Writing the Field - Julie Cupples and Sara KindonWays Forward - Regina Scheyvens

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