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Social science research : from field to desk

Author: Barbara Czarniawska-Joerges
Publisher: London ; Thousand Oaks, California : Sage Publications Ltd, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Talking readers through each step in the research process, and providing practical advice based on years of experience, this text presents the practical realities of doing fieldwork

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Czarniawska-Joerges
ISBN: 9781446293942 1446293947 9781446293935 1446293939
OCLC Number: 862101872
Language Note: Text in English.
Description: x, 175 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Prologue : a method guide for the perplexed --
What, why, and how? --
Reviewing literature --
Designing the study --
Interviewing --
Observation on the move : shadowing --
Following objects and quasi-objects --
Tools for fieldwork --
Surviving in the field : practicalities and personalities --
Excursions into cyberspace --
Analyzing field material --
Text analyses --
Writing it up --
Good academic writing : beauty and credibility --
When to stop, and what to do next.
Responsibility: Barbara Czarniawska.

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