"Participant Observation" Essays and Research Papers

  • Participant Observation

    Introduction All methods involve observation, but participant observation is characterized by the extent to which...

    Evaluation methods, Participant observation, Qualitative research 1516  Words | 5  Pages

  • Participant observation of Alcoholics Anonymous

    This paper is an attempt to explore the possible research stances available to me involved in participant observation of...

    Alcoholics Anonymous, Alcoholism, Bill W. 1447  Words | 4  Pages

  • Malinowski's Participant-Observation in Modern Anthropology

    Where does Malinowski’s conceptualization of participant-observation sit in the landscape of modern anthropological fieldwork? A...

    Anthropology, Bronisław Malinowski, Clifford Geertz 2223  Words | 6  Pages

  • Examine the Problems Sociologists May Find When Using Participant Observation in Their Research.

    using participant observation in their research. All sociological research methods involve observation, however,...

    Crime, Criminology, Participant observation 909  Words | 3  Pages

  • Examine The Problems Sociologists May Find When Using Participant Observation In Their Research

    Examine the problems sociologists may find when using participant observation in their research. When sociologists carry out an...

    Cultural studies, Participant observation, Philosophy of science 1095  Words | 2  Pages

  • Using material from Item A and elsewhere, assess the strengths and limitations of using participant observation methods to investigate gang culture.

    Using material from Item A and elsewhere, assess the strengths and limitations of using participant observation methods to...

    Ethnography, Gang, Participant observation 1043  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Cognitive Behavioural Approach to Counselling Therapy.

    The cognitive behavioural approach to counselling therapy. The cognitive behavioural approach to counselling therapy. Participant...

    Anthropology, Bronisław Malinowski, Ethnography 1234  Words | 4  Pages

  • Sociology

    social actions. (Wikipedia, sociology, 2014) One everyday way for sociologist to research and collect data is called participant...

    Anthropology, Cultural anthropology, Culture 1208  Words | 4  Pages

  • Focus Groups

    Focus groups usually gather data on diverse ways. Most times the facilitator appoints another researcher to take notes and observations...

    Focus group, Participant observation, Qualitative research 883  Words | 3  Pages

  • Data Collection Strategies II: Qualitative Research

    PPA 696 RESEARCH METHODS DATA COLLECTION STRATEGIES II: QUALITATIVE RESEARCH What is Qualitative Research?  Participant...

    Educational psychology, Evaluation methods, Focus group 1412  Words | 6  Pages

  • Typology: Data Analysis

    the generalizations come alive for readers. Taxonomy Generally, taxonomy is defined as a search for the way that cultural domains are organized. Usually,...

    Data, Data analysis, Participant observation 765  Words | 3  Pages

  • THE SCOPE AND NATURE OF QUALITATIVE RESEARCH

    the research process.  (the above, all in relation to some topic of interest, phenomenon, or object of study)  Subjectivity in the...

    Case study, Cultural studies, Evaluation methods 545  Words | 6  Pages

  • Discussion Questions Res/320

    the survey to those of observation. Under which circumstances could you make a case for using observation? The primary...

    Focus group, Interrogative word, Participant observation 625  Words | 3  Pages

  • comparision of two research papers

    of the data; this gives a broad, generalizable set of findings. Research 1 concludes that there are mixed emotions between customers in the acceptance of...

    Participant observation, Psychology, Qualitative research 2223  Words | 7  Pages

  • Ethnography in Marketing

    subjects are researched this way the form is typically less structured. It is not laboratory based and subjects are more comfortable in areas they are...

    Anthropology, Bronisław Malinowski, Claude Lévi-Strauss 1691  Words | 6  Pages

  • This Essay Will Demonstrate My Knowledge and Understanding of the Contribution to Qualitative Research to Psychology Through the Discussion of Published Qualitative Research.

    amount of connections between individuals, objects or things, rather than interpreting a person’s social experience. The process of measurement is central to...

    Participant observation, Psychology, Qualitative psychological research 1763  Words | 6  Pages

  • Two broad research methods commonly used in sociology and cultural anthropology are qualitative and quantitative

    group observations, surveys, and census taking. These methods will produce efficient, realistic, logical, and thorough outcomes. A qualitative...

    Anthropology, Participant observation, Qualitative research 1169  Words | 5  Pages

  • Research Methods in Context Sociology as

    Model Answer- Participant Observation One strength of using participant observation to...

    Ethics, Ethnic group, Informed consent 957  Words | 3  Pages

  • Ethnographic Study: Field Research in a Workplace Setting

    anthropologists for conducting field research. Sociologists tend to use the term field research or participant observation. Ethno...

    Cultural anthropology, Ethnography, Participant observation 1019  Words | 4  Pages

  • Glt1 Task 4

    Qualitative design places the emphasis on direct observation, communication with participants and or analysis of texts to...

    Anthropology, Cultural anthropology, Culture 943  Words | 3  Pages

  • assignment1 soc109 02

    the new way to create “new forms of expression and new forms of community and new forms of identity.” Wesch and his team started getting on Youtube, and...

    Anthropology, Cultural anthropology, Ethnography 808  Words | 3  Pages

  • Revision

    2011 9699/22/M/J/11 [Turn over 6 2 A participant observation study involves a researcher becoming a part of a group or...

    Anthropology, Educational psychology, Gender 1177  Words | 6  Pages

  • Gathering Research Data

    proposed research. The report will explain the discourse pattern it will use as well as the facts to some the questions that will also be used. The report...

    Participant observation, Police, Police officer 1143  Words | 4  Pages

  • Dove Case Study

    a choice when consumers shop for these types of products. Participant observation in the field can allow Dove to interact with...

    Brand, Brand management, Focus group 1055  Words | 3  Pages

  • Qualitative Research Methodology

    descriptions from on-site observations and interviews. Qualitative researchers focus on understanding patterns and themes as stated by the...

    Participant observation, Psychology, Qualitative research 2022  Words | 6  Pages

  • Research Methods in Sociology and Cultural Anthropology

    The same data is collected at each new observation and then combined at the end of the study. These studies that span over a period of years to...

    Anthropology, Cross-sectional study, Culture 1382  Words | 4  Pages

  • Analysis of Anthropology Methodologies

    ethnographic research. These field methods can include participant observation, informal interviews, use of key informants, and...

    Anthropology, Bronisław Malinowski, Cultural anthropology 1117  Words | 3  Pages

  • Qualitative Versus Quantitative

    participatory field observations. This paper will break down both qualitative and quantitative methods individually to explain each one in...

    Evaluation methods, Participant observation, Psychology 1319  Words | 5  Pages

  • sociology

    view that sociological research can and should be value free. [25] 2 Assess the view that the concept of childhood is socially constructed. [25]...

    GCE Advanced Level, General Certificate of Secondary Education, Participant observation 283  Words | 3  Pages

  • research paper

    of Ethnomethodological ethnography According to Helman (2007), two traditions have influenced the evolution of ethnomethodological ethnography: ethnography...

    Ethnography, Ethnomethodology, Participant observation 1782  Words | 5  Pages

  • Starbucks Visa Survey

    Greenfield Online to recruit a panel for one of its online surveys. How might you build a sample frame of appropriate participants for future...

    Bank of America, Credit card debt, Credit cards 817  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Meaning of Meanness

    Contrary to the work of theorists who focus on large-scale occurrences and structure; instead of examining large amounts of subjects from disconnected...

    Anthropology, Ethnography, High school 1805  Words | 5  Pages

  • nursing research

    2011). The collection of data is carried out by description of lived phenomenal experience by the participant. On the other hand,...

    Ethnography, Grounded theory, Participant observation 775  Words | 3  Pages

  • Research Exam

    minimize any differences between the two groups. Before any surveys can be administered, I would need to get IRB approval. This is not very difficult. I...

    E-participation, Informed consent, Participant observation 1385  Words | 5  Pages

  • Ethnographic Reseacrh

    factors? Educated observation and participation are the main methods that enable our team to understand user requirements and context of use....

    E-participation, Ethnography, Evaluation methods 734  Words | 3  Pages

  • Test tset

    6) A sociologist’s study of homeless men on New York’s Sixth Avenue involves hanging out with the homeless men (research subjects) to collect data. This...

    Anthropology, Émile Durkheim, Hypothesis 433  Words | 3  Pages

  • Qualitative Research

    Qualitative research is a generic term for investigative methodologies described as ethnographic, naturalistic, anthropological, field, or...

    Case study, Evaluation methods, Focus group 1357  Words | 5  Pages

  • Examine the view that theoretical issues are the most important factor influencing sociologist’s choice of research methods.

    sociologist’s choice of research methods. Validity is a method that gives a true or genuine picture of what something is really like, which helps the...

    Participant observation, Psychology, Qualitative research 833  Words | 3  Pages

  • Collecting Requirement

    Unanimity …where everyone in the group decides on any one of the alternatives. * Majority …is when more than 50% of the...

    Creativity techniques, Decision making, Decision theory 975  Words | 4  Pages

  • MRKT 396 Exam 2 Review 1

    lectures, guest speakers, videos, cases, discussions, examples, and required readings. Chapter 5: Exploratory Research Design: Qualitative Research 1....

    Causality, Exploratory research, Focus group 598  Words | 2  Pages

  • GLT1 Task4

    various methods of research. These methods include (but are not limited to) participant observation, cross-cultural comparison,...

    Anthropology, Cultural anthropology, Culture 1500  Words | 6  Pages

  • Gathering Research Data Paper

    the goal or purpose behind the proposed research? What type of interview structure would be asked? Why? What are some questions that would be asked? Why?...

    Constable, Participant observation, Police 1259  Words | 4  Pages

  • Ethics in Research

    research. The research process creates tension between the aims of research to make generalizations for the good of others, and the rights of...

    Business ethics, Ethics, Participant observation 2198  Words | 7  Pages

  • Outline and Evaluate the Use of One Qualitative Method in the Academic Study of Sport

    objective, and ‘detached’ from the subject under investigation within quantitative data said by Gratton and Jones (2004). Moreover, qualitative research is...

    Data analysis, Focus group, Participant observation 1839  Words | 6  Pages

  • Qualitative & Quantitative

    thrust or approach of his research. Examples of data-gathering strategies used in Qualitative Research are individual in-depth interviews, structured and...

    Evaluation methods, Participant observation, Psychology 601  Words | 3  Pages

  • Focus Group Research- Reliability, Validity, Replicability, Generalisability

    statistics theory that takes a score from a sample of behaviors and applies them to the entire possible set of observations The group...

    Focus group, Group dynamics, Participant observation 1925  Words | 6  Pages

  • Scientific Method and Participant Observation Observer

    tradition of sociology is another major source of modern field research . In the late nineteenth century, as social reformers and sociologists turned first...

    Ethnography, Evaluation methods, Observation 937  Words | 5  Pages

  • Assignment 3 Anthropology

    anthropology at the London School of Economics where he once studied. 3. Where did his fieldwork take place? Answer: His fieldwork took place in Mailu...

    Anthropology, Bronisław Malinowski, Cultural anthropology 1269  Words | 4  Pages

  • RESEARCH DESIGN

    making any effort to control the extraneous variables (Gravator &Forzano, 2012). The researcher uses large number of samples to get an accurate result....

    Data analysis, Focus group, Grounded theory 3219  Words | 8  Pages

  • NUR518 Qualitative study Analysis

    that language reveals a groups cultural knowledge. Identification of Whether Participants and Setting are Consistent with the Qualitative...

    Data analysis, Ethnography, Nurse 1513  Words | 8  Pages

  • Research Planning: Data Collection and Analysis

    people that work on either a paid or volunteer basis. The data collection methods will include participant observations, informal...

    Data, Data analysis, Educational psychology 1352  Words | 4  Pages

  • Quantitative Research

    emotions, feelings and values. The researcher usually interacts directly with the respondents (i.e face-to-face) or by actuallt joining in their everyday...

    Evaluation methods, Focus group, Interview 557  Words | 3  Pages

  • Ethnography

    Ethnographic Research “Ethnographic field research involves the study of cultures, organizations, and society, by observing groups and people as they go...

    Anthropology, Cultural anthropology, Ethnography 520  Words | 2  Pages

  • Research Proposal

    perspectives of individuals. The design of qualitative methods looks at the variables in a natural setting using the interaction between each to come up...

    Criminal justice, Law, Participant observation 2136  Words | 6  Pages

  • Sociology Investigation

    confusing. Questionnaires may yield low response / return rate from the target respondents. Interviews are expensive and time-consuming. Page 3 C....

    Participant observation, Positivism, Quantitative research 1075  Words | 6  Pages

  • Eating Christmas in the Kalahari

    characteristic method called participant observation"(Cultural Anthropology pg48) Researchers trained in cultural anthropology...

    Anthropology, Cultural anthropology, Cultural relativism 906  Words | 3  Pages

  • Anthropology: The study of humanity.

    field, which is any place where people and culture are found. Participant observation: basic fieldwork method in cultural...

    Anthropology, Cultural anthropology, Cultural relativism 939  Words | 5  Pages

  • Socıology

    of fieldwork one is engaged in, structured interviews, statistical sampling and other techniques may be required to varying degrees. Most anthropologists...

    Anthropology, Bronisław Malinowski, Cultural anthropology 2424  Words | 7  Pages

  • Research – Methodology and Ethics

    is quantitative research? To begin with, we look at the distinctions between the forms of research. Thus, on first consideration, the use of questionnaires...

    Participant observation, Qualitative research, Quantitative research 994  Words | 3  Pages

  • Ethnology and Ethnography

    diversity. Ethnography and Ethnology both attempt at reaching certain goals. Ethnography is a written description of a culture based on data gathered from...

    Anthropology, Bronisław Malinowski, Cultural anthropology 1976  Words | 5  Pages

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