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Analyzing social settings : a guide to qualitative observation and analysis, John Lofland [and others]

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Analyzing social settings : a guide to qualitative observation and analysis
Title
Analyzing social settings
Title remainder
a guide to qualitative observation and analysis
Statement of responsibility
John Lofland [and others]
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
301.072
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HM571
LC item number
.L63 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Lofland, John
  • Lofland, John
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  • Sociology
  • Social sciences
  • Sociology
Label
Analyzing social settings : a guide to qualitative observation and analysis, John Lofland [and others]
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Rev. ed. of: Analyzing social settings / John Lofland, Lyn H. Lofland
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 241-272) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : The aims and organization of this guide : Three tasks: gathering, focusing, and analyzing data ; Features and aspects of fieldstudies ; Audiences ; Yet more labels for fieldstudies -- Part I. Gathering data : Starting where you are : Personal experience and biography ; Intellectual curiosity ; Tradition and justification -- Evaluating data sites : The overall goal ; Participant observation and intensive interviewing ; Detained assessment of data sites ; A concluding word of caution -- Getting in : Types of settings ; The unknown investigator ; The known investigator ; Political, legal, and bureaucratic barriers ; The question of confidentiality -- Getting along : Getting along with self: emotional and physical challenges ; Getting along with members: the problems of developing and maintaining field relations ; Getting along while getting out ; Getting along with claimants and conscience: ongoing ethical concerns ; Postscript: personal account of the field experience -- Logging data : Data: fact or fiction? ; The logging task ; Data logging in intensive interviewing guides and write-ups ; Data logging in observation: fieldnotes ; Interview write-ups and fieldnotes as compulsion -- Part II. Focusing data : Thinking topics : Units and aspects combine into topics ; Aspects and topics ; Tow or more units or aspects as topics ; Units, aspects, and topics form a mind-set for coding -- Asking questions : What are the topic's types? What are the topic's frequencies? ; What are the topic's magnitudes? ; What are the topic's structures? ; What are the topic's processes? ; What are the topic's causes? ; What are the topic's consequences? ; Where and what is agency? -- Arousing interest : Social science framing ; Social science value commitments ; Other framings -- Part III. Analyzing data : Developing analysis : Strategy one: Social science framing ; Strategy two: Normalizing and managing anxiety ; Strategy three: Coding ; Strategy four: Memoing ; Strategy five: Diagramming ; Strategy six: Thinking flexibly -- Writing analysis : Preliminary considerations ; Writing practices ; Concluding observations
Control code
62327297
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
4th ed.
Extent
xxi, 282 pages
Isbn
9780534528614
Lccn
2005927914
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Analyzing social settings : a guide to qualitative observation and analysis, John Lofland [and others]
Publication
Note
Rev. ed. of: Analyzing social settings / John Lofland, Lyn H. Lofland
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 241-272) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : The aims and organization of this guide : Three tasks: gathering, focusing, and analyzing data ; Features and aspects of fieldstudies ; Audiences ; Yet more labels for fieldstudies -- Part I. Gathering data : Starting where you are : Personal experience and biography ; Intellectual curiosity ; Tradition and justification -- Evaluating data sites : The overall goal ; Participant observation and intensive interviewing ; Detained assessment of data sites ; A concluding word of caution -- Getting in : Types of settings ; The unknown investigator ; The known investigator ; Political, legal, and bureaucratic barriers ; The question of confidentiality -- Getting along : Getting along with self: emotional and physical challenges ; Getting along with members: the problems of developing and maintaining field relations ; Getting along while getting out ; Getting along with claimants and conscience: ongoing ethical concerns ; Postscript: personal account of the field experience -- Logging data : Data: fact or fiction? ; The logging task ; Data logging in intensive interviewing guides and write-ups ; Data logging in observation: fieldnotes ; Interview write-ups and fieldnotes as compulsion -- Part II. Focusing data : Thinking topics : Units and aspects combine into topics ; Aspects and topics ; Tow or more units or aspects as topics ; Units, aspects, and topics form a mind-set for coding -- Asking questions : What are the topic's types? What are the topic's frequencies? ; What are the topic's magnitudes? ; What are the topic's structures? ; What are the topic's processes? ; What are the topic's causes? ; What are the topic's consequences? ; Where and what is agency? -- Arousing interest : Social science framing ; Social science value commitments ; Other framings -- Part III. Analyzing data : Developing analysis : Strategy one: Social science framing ; Strategy two: Normalizing and managing anxiety ; Strategy three: Coding ; Strategy four: Memoing ; Strategy five: Diagramming ; Strategy six: Thinking flexibly -- Writing analysis : Preliminary considerations ; Writing practices ; Concluding observations
Control code
62327297
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
4th ed.
Extent
xxi, 282 pages
Isbn
9780534528614
Lccn
2005927914
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations

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