A Handbook for Social Science Field Research: Essays & by Ellen Perecman, Sara R. Curran

By Ellen Perecman, Sara R. Curran

A instruction manual for Social technology box examine: Essays & Bibliographic assets on examine layout and strategies presents either beginner and skilled students with beneficial insights to a decide upon checklist of severe texts concerning a big selection of social technology equipment priceless whilst doing fieldwork. via essays on ethnography to case learn, archival study, oral historical past, surveys, secondary information research, and ethics, this fresh new assortment deals ''tales from the field'' by means of popular students throughout a variety of disciplines.

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Gibbs, David. (1994). ” Contentions 3(3), 115–137. Hall, John. (1992). ” Sociological Theory 10(2), 164–193. Jordanova, Ludmilla. (2000). History in Practice. London, UK: Arnold. Lloyd, Christopher. (1986). Explanation in Social History. Oxford, UK: Basil Blackwell. Lustick, Ian. (1996). ” American Political Science Review 90(3), 605–618. Novick, Peter. (1988). That Noble Dream: The “Objectivity Question” and the American Historical Profession. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press. Nowell, Gregory P.

1982). New Babylon. London: Longman. See especially pp. 44–102. qxd 12/22/2005 5:24 PM Page 21 2 Case Studies Case-Based Research Andrew Schrank W hat is a case study? The International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences offers two distinct and seemingly contradictory answers. While Anthony Orum limits his definition of the case study to an intensive examination of “a single case of a particular phenomenon” (Orum 2001, p. 1509), Andrew Bennett expands the term’s purview to “include both within-case analysis of single cases and comparisons between or among a small number of cases” (Bennett 2001, p.

Pdf Wedeen, Lisa. (1999). Ambiguities of Domination. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press. Zakaria, Fareed. (1998). From Wealth to Power. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press. qxd 12/22/2005 3:22 PM Page 18 Bibliography on Archives Bibliography: Archives 1. General References Abbott, Andrew. (1991). ” Social Science History 15(2), 201–238. Adams, Julia, Elisabeth Clemens, and Ann Shola Orloff. (November 2004). ” In Remaking Modernity: Politics, History and Sociology, edited by J. Adams, E.

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