Studying Children in Context: Theories, Methods, and Ethics / Edition 1

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Overview

The art and science of doing qualitative research involving children is the subject of this book. Elizabeth Graue and Daniel Walsh discuss the research process, dealing succinctly with generic issues but emphasizing where work with children presents its own particular challenges.

Part One looks across the research enterprise, conceptualizing it as an holistic activity. Part Two focuses on fieldwork, and the final part examines the interpretive and reporting aspects of qualitative research.

Disc. the qualitative research process; research as a "hol- istic activity"; field work; interpretation & reporting.

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Contains ten contributions in which the authors first address the research enterprise as it relates to children, treating it as a holistic activity. They next focus on fieldwork, and in the final section, they examine the interpreting and reporting aspects of qualitative research. Paper edition (unseen), $21.95. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780803972575
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 2/28/1998
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 292
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.66 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction
1 The Child as Object 1
2 Interpretive Science 16
3 Theory as Context 24
Case Study: Some Personal Reflections on the Role of Theory in My Work 49
4 Ethics: Being Fair 55
Case Study: Webs of Trust and Deception 62
5 Researcher Role as Context 70
Case Study: Our Reflection on a Collaborative Research Experience 83
6 Generating Data 91
7 Constructing a Data Record 129
Case Study: Getting into the Peer Social Worlds of Young Children 146
8 Interpretation in Context 158
Case Study: Making Sense in Children's Worlds: The Meaning of Tina and the Weeping Superheroes 192
9 Writing as Context 207
Case Study: Writing Short Stories 228
10 Conclusion 239
References 250
Index 258
About the Authors 267
About the Contributors 269
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