Participant Observer: An Autobiographyby William Foote Whyte
While it documents a remarkable career, Participant Observer is also a personal chronicle in which William
"A perfectly titled, beautifully detailed, candid, thoughtful, and thought-evoking autobiography by the consummate participant observer. A powerful testament to an important research style in sociology and ethnography."--Robert K. Merton, Columbia University
While it documents a remarkable career, Participant Observer is also a personal chronicle in which William Foote Whyte reflects on his childhood, his education, his courageous struggles with polio and with the crises of family and academic life.
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Meet the Author
William Foote Whyte (1914–2000) was Professor of Sociology at Cornell University and the author of Street Corner Society, Participant Observer, and Learning from the Field.
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