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The SAGE handbook of fieldwork

Author: Dick Hobbs; Richard Wright
Publisher: London ; Thousand Oaks [Calif.] : SAGE, 2006.
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This text presents an overview of this method in all its variety, introducing the reader to the strengths, weaknesses and 'real world' applications of fieldwork techniques.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
SAGE handbook of fieldwork.
London ; Thousand Oaks : SAGE, 2006
(DLC) 2006274283
(OCoLC)61878719
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Dick Hobbs; Richard Wright
ISBN: 9781848608085 184860808X 9781446206966 1446206963
OCLC Number: 738380426
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 399 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Cover; Contents; Preface; Part I: Locating Fieldwork; Chapter 1 --
The Fieldwork Tradition; Chapter 2 --
Praxical Reasoning and the Logic of Field Research; Part II: Situating Fieldwork; Chapter 3 --
Jelly's Place: An Ethnographic Memoir; Chapter 4 --
Your Place or Mine: The Geography of Social Research; Part III: Situating the Respondents; Chapter 5 --
Fieldwork with the Elite: Interviewing White-Collar Criminals; Chapter 6 --
Entering the Field: Recruiting Latinos for Ethnographic Research; Part IV: Fieldwork as a Reflexive Enterprise; Chapter 7 --
Self-Narratives and Ethnographic Fieldwork. Chapter 8 --
'You Don't Do Fieldwork, Fieldwork Does You': Between Subjectivation and Objectivation in Anthropological FieldworkPart V: The Field of Emotion; Chapter 6 --
Aural Sex: The Politics and Moral Dilemmas of Studying the Socail Construction of Fantasy; Chapter 10 --
The Case for Dangerous Fieldwork; Part VI --
Fieldwork and Sexualities; Chapter 11 --
Fieldwork on Urban Male Homosexuality in Mexico; Chapter 12 --
Knowing Sexuality: Epistemologies of Research; Chapter 13 --
Researching Sex Work: Dynamics, Difficulties and Decisions; Part VII: Embodiment and Identity. Chapter 14 --
Fieldwork and the Body: Reflections on an Embodied EthnographyChapter 15 --
Sport Ethnography: A Personal Account; Chapter 16 --
Hidden Identities and Personal Stories: International Research about Women in Sport; Part VIII: Fieldwork in Organizations; Chapter 17 --
Fieldwork and Policework; Chapter 18 --
An Ethnographer's Tale: A Personal View of Educational Ethnography; Part IX: Fieldwork, Science and Technology; Chapter 19 --
Software and Fieldwork; Chapter 20 --
Seeking Science in the Field: Life Beyond the Laboratory; Part X: Locating Fresh Fields. Chapter 21 --
Postmodern Field Relations in Health ResearchChapter 22 --
Fieldwork in Transition; Author Biographies; Name Index; Subject Index.
Other Titles: Fieldwork
Sage research methods online.
Responsibility: edited by Dick Hobbs and Richard Wright.
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