ISBN-10:
1446254771
ISBN-13:
2901446254775
Pub. Date:
03/04/2014
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Development Fieldwork: A Practical Guide / Edition 2

Development Fieldwork: A Practical Guide / Edition 2

by Regina Scheyvens
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ISBN-13: 2901446254775
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 03/04/2014
Edition description: Second Edition
Pages: 312
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

About the Author

Regina Scheyvens heads the Institute of Development Studies at Massey University, New Zealand. She combines a passion for teaching about international development with research on tourism and development. She has a particular interest in sustainable development options for people living in small island states. In addition to Development Fieldwork, Regina has published books on Tourism and Poverty (2010) and Tourism for Development: Empowering Communities (2002), along with articles on topics such as backpacker tourism, ecotourism, sustainable tourism and empowerment.

Table of Contents

Introduction - Regina Scheyvens and Sharon Mc Lennan
PART ONE: METHODOLOGY
Designing Development Research - Warwick E. Murray and John Overton
Quantitative Research - John Overton and Peter van Diermen
Qualitative Research - Rochelle Stewart-Withers, Glenn Banks, Andrew Mc Gregor and Litea Meo-Sewabu
Something Old, Something New: Research Using Archives, Texts and Virtual Data - Sharon Mc Lennan and Gerard Prinsen
PART TWO: PREPARATION FOR THE FIELD
Practical Issues - Maria Borovnik, Helen Leslie and Donovan Storey
Personal Issues - Henry Scheyvens, Regina Scheyvens and Barbara Nowak
PART THREE: IN THE FIELD
Entering the Field - Sharon Mc Lennan, Donovan Storey and Helen Leslie
Ethical Issues - Glenn Banks and Regina Scheyvens
Working with Marginalised, Vulnerable or Privileged Groups - Regina Scheyvens, Henry Scheyvens and Warwick E. Murray
PART FOUR: LEAVING THE FIELD
Anything to Declare? The Politics and Practicalities of Leaving the Field - Sara Kindon and Julie Cupples
Returning to University and Writing the Field - Julie Cupples and Sara Kindon
Ways Forward - Regina Scheyvens

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