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Observing the Observer Understanding Our Selves in Field Research

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ISBN-10: 0195397800

ISBN-13: 9780195397802

Edition: 2010

Authors: Shulamit Reinharz

List price: $59.95
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Ethnography or participant observation research has been performed since the early nineteenth century and is now one of the most common ways for field researchers to gain an in-depth understanding of social life. In Observing the Observer: Understanding Our Selves in Field Research --the only book that covers the issue of "reflexivity" in field research--author Shulamit Reinharz provides a captivating analysis of her yearlong stay in Israel, where she engaged in a study of aging on a kibbutz. Exploring the issue of "reflexivity," this unique volume focuses on the key tool in fieldwork--the self. It discusses how the many facets of the self (or "selves") of a researcher--research selves,…    
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Book details

List price: $59.95
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 5/5/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English