9780631217626

Qualitative Research Methods

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    9780631217626

  • ISBN10:

    0631217622

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2001-10-22
  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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Summary

Qualitative Research Methods is an indispensable, definitive collection of readings for students undertaking any kind of social science inquiry. These readings represent the finest classic and contemporary scholarship in the field. Each conceptually accessible article includes an editorial introduction for students using and studying research methods for the first time. This volume will acquaint students with not only the full range of contemporary qualitative research methods, but also the location of these methods in wider scientific breakthroughs.

Author Biography

Darin Weinberg is a University Lecturer in the Faculty of Social and Political Sciences at the University of Cambridge.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments vii
Qualitative Research Methods: An Overview 1(22)
Darin Weinberg
Part I The Legacy of Qualitative Research Methods 23(50)
Introduction to Part I
25(5)
The Stranger
30(5)
Georg Simmel
Paradigmatic Traditions in the History of Anthropology
35(14)
George W. Stocking, Jr.
Everett C. Hughes and the Development of Fieldwork in Sociology
49(24)
Jean-Michel Chapoulie
Part II Qualitative Interviewing, Life History, and Narrative Analysis 73(60)
Introduction to Part II
75(4)
The Life History and the Scientific Mosaic
79(9)
Howard S. Becker
Talking and Listening from Women's Standpoint: Feminist Strategies for Interviewing and Analysis
88(24)
Marjorie L. DeVault
Active Interviewing
112(15)
James A. Holstein
Jaber F. Gubrium
Narrative Authenticity
127(6)
Elinor Ochs
Lisa Capps
Part III Observational Fieldwork 133(54)
Introduction to Part III
135(4)
The Place of Field Work in Social Science
139(9)
Everett C. Hughes
On Fieldwork
148(6)
Erving Goffman
Difference and Dialogue: Members' Readings of Ethnographic Texts
154(17)
Robert M. Emerson
Melvin Pollner
In Search of Horatio Alger: Culture and Ideology in the Crack Economy
171(16)
Phillipe Bourgois
Part IV Conversation and Discourse Analysis 187(74)
Introduction to Part IV
189(4)
Activity Types and Language
193(28)
Stephen C. Levinson
Reflections on Talk and Social Structure
221(23)
Emanuel A. Schegloff
Refusing Invited Applause: Preliminary Observations from a Case Study of Charismatic Oratory
244(17)
J. Maxwell Atkinson
Part V Research Using Artifacts as Primary Sources 261(68)
Introduction to Part V
263(3)
The Interpretation of Documents and Material Culture
266(15)
Ian Hodder
Professional Vision
281(32)
Charles Goodwin
Artwork: Collection and Contemporary Culture
313(16)
Chandra Mukerji
Index 329

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