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Research methods in anthropology : qualitative and quantitative approaches

Author: H Russell Bernard
Publisher: Lanham, MD : AltaMira Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
'Research Methods in Anthropology' is the standard textbook for methods courses in anthropology. This fourth edition contains all the useful methodological advice of previous editions and more: additional material on text analysis, an expanded section on sampling in field settings, and dozens of new examples.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: H Russell Bernard
ISBN: 0759108684 0759108692 9780759108684 9780759108691
OCLC Number: 60824194
Description: xvi, 803 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Anthropology and the social sciences --
The foundations of social research --
Preparing for research --
The literature search --
Research design : experiments and experimental thinking --
Sampling --
Sampling theory --
Nonprobability sampling and choosing informants --
Interviewing : unstructured and semistructured --
Structured interviewing I : questionnaires --
Structured interviewing II : cultural domain analysis --
Scales and scaling --
Participant observation --
Field notes: how to take them, code them, manage them --
Direct and indirect observation --
Introduction to qualitative and quantitative analysis --
Qualitative data analysis I : text analysis --
Qualitative data analysis II : models and matrices --
Univariate analysis --
Bivariate analysis : testing relations --
Multivariate analysis --
Appendix A: Table of random numbers --
Appendix B: Table of areas under a normal curve --
Appendix C: Student's t distribution --
Appendix D: Chi-square distribution table --
Appendix E: F tables for the .05 and .01 levels of significance --
Appendix F: Resources for fieldworkers.
Responsibility: H. Russell Bernard.
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Includes examples, material on text analysis, rapid ethnography, computers in the field, and a bibliography.  Read more...


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