Table of contents for Experiencing fieldwork : an inside view of qualitative research / William B. Shaffir, Robert A. Stebbins, editors.


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Introduction
PART ONE: GETTING IN
Playing Back the Tape - John Van Maanen
Early Days in the Field
Sponsors, Gatekeepers, Members and Friends - Robert G Burgess
Access in Educational Settings
Female Researchers in Male-Dominated Settings - Joan Neff Gurney
Implications for Short-Term Versus Long-Term Research
Experiencing Research on New Religions and Cults - James T Richardson
Practical and Ethical Considerations
Managing a Convincing Self-Presentation - William Shaffir
Some Personal Reflections on Entering the Field
PART TWO: LEARNING THE ROPES
A Walk Through the Wilderness - David M Fetterman
Learning to Find Your Way
Secrecy and Disclosure in Fieldwork - Richard G Mitchell Jr
The Researcher Talks Back - Christine Griffin
Dealing With Power Relations in Studies of Young People's Entry to the Job Market
Encountering the Marketplace - Robert Prus
Achieving Intimate Familiarity with Vendor Activity
Recognizing and Analyzing Local Cultures - Jaber F Gubrium
PART THREE: MAINTAINING RELATIONS
Field Relations and the Discourse of the Other - Peter McLaren
Collaboration in Our Own Ruin
Maintaining Relationships in a School for the Deaf - A Donald Evans
Stability and Flexibility - Patricia A Adler and Peter Adler
Maintaining Relations Within Organized and Unorganized Groups
Fieldworkers' Feelings - Sherryl Kleinman
What We Feel, Who We Are, How We Analyze
Fragile Ties - Ramona M Asher and Gary Alan Fine
Shaping Research Relationships with Women Married to Alcoholics
PART FOUR: LEAVING AND KEEPING IN TOUCH
High Risk Methodology - Daniel Wolff
Reflections on Leaving an Outlaw Society
Leaving, Revisiting, and Staying in Touch - Charles P Gallmeier
Neglected Issues in Field Research
Gone Fishing, Be Back Later - Ilene M Kaplan
Ending and Resuming Research Among Fishermen
Leaving the Field - Steven J Taylor
Research, Relationships, and Responsibilities
Do We Ever Leave the Field? Notes on Secondary Fieldwork Involvements - Robert A Stebbins



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Social sciences -- Research -- Methodology.
Social sciences -- Field work.