Analyzing Social Settings: A Guide to Qualitative Observation and Analysis / Edition 4

Analyzing Social Settings: A Guide to Qualitative Observation and Analysis / Edition 4

by John Lofland, David A. Snow, Leon Anderson, Lyn H. Lofland
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0534528619

ISBN-13: 9780534528614

Pub. Date: 08/18/2005

Publisher: Cengage Learning

This comprehensive guide takes a 'how-to' approach to qualitative data collection and analysis. Drawing from a wealth of illustrative research examples and applications, the authors introduce techniques of collecting, focusing, and analyzing data in a step-by-step manner. First published in 1971, this book has become the field manual for any student doing social

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This comprehensive guide takes a 'how-to' approach to qualitative data collection and analysis. Drawing from a wealth of illustrative research examples and applications, the authors introduce techniques of collecting, focusing, and analyzing data in a step-by-step manner. First published in 1971, this book has become the field manual for any student doing social science fieldwork.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534528614
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
08/18/2005
Series:
Sociology-Upper Level Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
304
Sales rank:
609,431
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

PART ONE: GATHERING DATA. 1. Starting Where You Are. 2. Evaluating Data Sites. 3. Getting In. 4. Getting Along. 5. Logging Data. PART TWO: FOCUSING DATA. 6. Thinking Topics. 7. Asking Questions. 8. Arousing Interest. PART THREE: ANALYZING DATA. 9. Developing Analysis. 10. Writing Analysis. 11. Women in Cities. Appendix: Exemplary Fieldstudies.

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