Analyzing Social Settings

Analyzing Social Settings : A Guide to Qualitative Observation and Analysis

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The second edition of this comprehensive guide to qualitative data collection and analysis has been substantially updated and expanded, and the sequence rearranged to follow the progress of the typical research project: gathering, focusing and analysing data. An increased number of applications and examples are included: new introductory and concluding chapters; and an easy-to-follow outline format which helps the reader to gauge the importance of a topic and its relationship to the subject matter as a whole. This book should be of interest to degree and diploma students on courses in social research, introductory sociology and field research methods.show more

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  • Paperback | 185 pages
  • 149.86 x 223.52 x 12.7mm | 181.44g
  • Cengage Learning, Inc
  • Wadsworth Publishing Co Inc
  • Belmont, CA, United States
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 0534028144
  • 9780534028145

Table of contents

Introduction: the aim and organization of this guide. Part One: Gathering data. Starting where you are. Evaluating data sites. Getting in. Getting along. Logging data. Part Two: Focusing data. Thinking units. Thinking questions. Being interesting. Part Three: Analyzing data. Developing analysis. Part Four: Guiding consequences. Guiding consequences. References. Index.show more

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