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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
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'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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