Race And Ethnicity In Research Methods / Edition 1

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Studying across race and ethnic lines creates many problems for the researcher involving practical, strategic, ethical and epistemological questions alike. The contributors to this volume examine the array of methods used in quantitative, qualitative and comparative//historical research to show how ethnic-sensitive research can be carried out.

Among the methodological traditions discussed are survey research, demography, testing and assessment, ethnography, discourse analysis, comparative methods and archival research.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780803950078
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 5/5/1993
  • Series: Focus Editions Series , #157
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 324
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.73 (d)

Table of Contents

Methodological Reflections - John H Stanfield II
An Introduction
Epistemological Considerations - John H Stanfield II
Studying Across Differences - Margaret L Andersen
Race, Class, and Gender in Qualitative Research
Participant Observations - Rutledge M Dennis
Ethnography as Personal Experience - Elisa Facio
Analyzing Racism Through Discourse Analysis - Teun A van Dijk
Some Methodological Reflections
Urban Ethnography - Melvin D Williams
Another Look
Demography and Race - Carole C Marks
Measuring and Detecting Discrimination in the Post-Civil Rights Era - Samuel L Myers Jr
Psychoeducational Assessment of Gifted and Talented African Americans - James M Patton
Survey Research on African Americans - A Wade Smith
Methodological Innovations
Toward a Multidimensional Historical Comparative Methodology - Duane Champagne
Context, Process, and Causality
The Comparative Study of Ethnicity - Charles C Ragin and Jeremy Hein
Methodological and Conceptual Issues
In the Archives - John H Stanfield II

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