Specialized Ethnographic Methods

Author: Jean J. Schensul
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0759122059
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This collection of individually authored chapters provides cutting-edge approaches to ethnography.Specialized Ethnographic Methods: A Mixed Methods Approachcomplements the basic inventory of ethnographic data collection tools presented in Book 3 with a number of important additional approaches to conducting ethnography. These include defining and collecting cultural artifacts, collecting secondary and archival data, cultural sorting and comparing methods, spatial research and analysis, network research and analysis, use of multimedia strategies for the collection of ethnographic data, ways to recruit and study “hidden populations,” and participatory ethnographic video production.

Initiating Ethnographic Research

Author: Stephen L. Schensul
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0759122016
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Schensul & LeCompte, Essential Ethnographic Methods: Observations, Interviews and Questionnaires (AltaMira, 1999, $34.95) Paper: 7728 LTD sales, $156,131 net sales (Last year sales: 538, YTD sales: 125) Schensul & LeCompte, Designing & Conducting Ethnographic Research, 2E (AltaMira, 2010, $34.95) Paper: 1095 LTD sales, $28,018 net sales

Ethnography In Action

Author: Jean J. Schensul, Institute for Community Research
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0759122121
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In this capstone title to the Ethnographer’s Toolkit series, Jean J. Schensul and Margaret D. LeCompte explore how ethnographic research intersects with and enhances numerous areas of applied and practice-oriented social science.

Ethics In Ethnography

Author: Margaret D. LeCompte, University of Colorado, Boulder
Publisher: AltaMira Press
ISBN: 0759122105
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Ethics in Ethnography (Book 6 in the Ethnographer’s Toolkit series) explores the burgeoning field of research ethics and addresses how ethical considerations—formally-imposed as well as informal, “everyday” concerns—underpin good ethnographic research.

Essential Ethnographic Methods

Author: Jean J. Schensul
Publisher: Rowman Altamira
ISBN: 0759122032
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Essential Ethnographic Methods introduces the fundamental, face-to-face data collection tools for ethnographers and other qualitative researchers and provides detailed instruction to improve the quality and scope of data collection. .

Designing And Conducting Ethnographic Research

Author: Margaret D. LeCompte
Publisher: Rowman Altamira
ISBN: 0759118701
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The Ethnographer's Toolkit series begins with this primer, which introduces novice and expert practitioners alike to the process of ethnographic research, including answers to questions such as who should and can do ethnography, when it is used most fruitfully, and how research projects are carried out from conceptualization to the uses of research results. Written in practical, straightforward language, this new edition defines the qualitative research enterprise, links research strategies to theoretical paradigms, and outlines the ways in which an ethnographic study can be designed. Use Designing and Conducting Ethnographic Research as a guide to the entire Toolkit or as a stand-alone introduction to ethnographic research.

Doing Fieldwork

Author: Wayne Fife
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9781403969088
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This book is aimed at teaching potential researchers how to prepare for, conduct, and write about ethnographic research projects among disadvantaged groups.

Analyzing And Interpreting Ethnographic Data

Author: Margaret Diane LeCompte
Publisher: Rowman Altamira
ISBN: 9780761989745
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Book Five of the Ethnographer's Toolkit series provides the reader with a variety of methods for transforming piles of fieldnotes, observations, audio and videotapes, questionnaires, surveys, documents, maps, and other kinds of data into research results that help people understand their world more fully and facilitate problem solving. Using methods common to qualitative and quantitative methods, this slim volume discusses ways of organizing, retrieving, rendering manageable, and interpreting the data through everything from simple statistics to narratives, graphic representation to triangulation. The volume keeps a continuous focus on producing results that can be used in policy and programmatic settings.

Qualitative And Mixed Methods In Public Health

Author: Deborah K. Padgett
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 148334231X
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Designed to meet the needs of public health students, practitioners, and researchers, this exciting and contemporary new text from the author of Qualitative Methods in Social Work Research, Second Edition offers a firm grounding in qualitative and mixed methods, including their social science roots and public health applications. It uniquely addresses two profound changes taking place in public health in the 21st century: the explosion of interest in global public health, and the growing reliance on community-engaged research methods. The author brings public health to life through the use of real-world case studies drawn from the author's funded research projects in breast cancer screening as well as homelessness and mental illness.