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Author Whyte, William Foote, 1914-2000.

Title Learning from the field : a guide from experience / William Foote Whyte with the collaboration of Kathleen King Whyte.

Publication Info. Beverly Hills : Sage Publications, [1984]


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  300.723 W629L    Check Shelf
Description 295 pages ; 23 cm
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 287-294.
Contents Participant Observation: Rationale and Roles -- Participant Observer Roles -- Overt or Covert Research? -- From Participation to Research -- Planning the Project and Entering the Field -- Entering the Community -- The Middletown Studies -- Yankee City -- Deep South -- Street Corner Society -- Tally's Corner -- A Place on the Corner -- Honor and the American Dream -- Entering the Workplace -- Participant Observer in Japan -- Studying Phillips Petroleum Co. -- Studying Restaurants -- Access Routes -- Field Relations -- Formalizing Field Methods -- Conflicting Group Identifications -- Passive Informant or Active Collaborator? -- Motives for Collaborating with the Researcher -- Observational Methods -- Focus on Structure and Leadership -- Charting Spatial Relations -- Classifying and Quantifying Verbal Content -- Work Flow, Work Stations, and Status -- Combining Interviewing with Observation -- Placing Observations in Context -- Interviewing Strategy and Tactics -- Nature of the Interview -- Focusing on Events -- Specifying Process and People -- Stages in Interviewing -- Projective Aids to Interviewing -- Reciprocity or Cash? -- Studies from a Distance -- Recording, Indexing, and Evaluating Interview Data -- Recording the Interview -- Indexing -- Evaluating Interview Data -- The Informant's Report of Evaluative Data -- The Informant's Report of Descriptive Data -- Integrating Methods of Team Research -- Recognizing the Need for Integration -- The IEP-Cornell Program -- Integrating Methods in Comparative Case Studies.
Subject Social sciences -- Fieldwork.
Sociology -- Fieldwork.
Participant observation.
Indexed Term Sociology Field research Methodology
Added Author Whyte, Kathleen King.
Other Form: Online version: Whyte, William Foote, 1914-2000. Learning from the field. Beverly Hills : Sage Publications, c1984 (OCoLC)567942666
Online version: Whyte, William Foote, 1914-2000. Learning from the field. Beverly Hills : Sage Publications, c1984 (OCoLC)607856364
ISBN 0803921616
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