Methodological implications of getting in and out of the fieldwork


Azaola, Marta Cristina (2006) Methodological implications of getting in and out of the fieldwork. In, Ethnography and Education Conference, Oxford, GB,

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This paper focuses on the issues raised by negotiating access to the fieldwork setting and the process of gaining participants’ permission and trust. It also analyses the advantages and limitations of the different methods of data collection employed, which included observation, focus group interviews, and unstructured interviews, as well as household surveys and photographs taken by the researcher and the families involved in the study. Finally, the paper explores how participants’ receptivity changed over the course of the fieldwork.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
L Education > L Education (General)
Divisions: University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Education > Leadership, School Improvement and Effectiveness
ePrint ID: 193169
Date Deposited: 12 Jul 2011 13:03
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2014 19:44
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/193169

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