Synopses & Reviews
Already an indispensable resource for doing ethnographic research, this updated edition takes a step forward - the Internet. It includes information on conducting searches about topics or sites, collecting census data, conducting interviews by chatting and videoconferencing, sharing notes and pictures about research sites, debating issues with colleagues on listservers and in online journals, and downloading useful data collection and analysis software.
Retained from the First Edition is coverage of: the nature of field work; the equipment needed to conduct research; the analysis of data; the differences and similarities between qualitative and quantitative approaches; and writing the report.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 147-154) and indexes.