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Handbook of methods in cultural anthropology / H. Russell Bernard, editor.

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Language:
English.
Publication date:
1998
Imprint:
Walnut Creek, Calif. : AltaMira Press, c1998.
Format:
  • Book
  • 816 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents:
  • Introduction : on method and methods in anthropology / H. Russell Bernard
  • Epistemology : the nature and validation of anthropological knowledge / Thomas Schweizer
  • In search of meaningful methods / James Fernandez and Michael Herzfeld
  • Research design and research strategies / Jeffrey C. Johnson
  • Ethics / Carolyn Fluehr-Lobban
  • Feminist methods / Christine Ward Gailey
  • Transnational research / Ulf Hannerz
  • Participant observation / Kathleen M. Dewalt and Billie R. Dewalt with Coral B. Wayland
  • Direct systematic observation of behavior / Allen Johnson and Ross Sackett
  • Person-centered interviewing and observation / Robert I. Levy and Douglas W. Hollan
  • Structured interviewing and questionnaire construction / Susan C. Weller
  • Discourse-centered methods / Brenda Farnell and Laura R. Graham
  • From pictorializing to visual anthropology / Fadwa El Guindi
  • Fieldwork in the archives : methods and sources in historical anthropology / Caroline B. Bretell
  • Reasoning with numbers / W. Penn Handwerker and Stephen P. Borgatti
  • Text analysis : qualitative and quantitative methods / H. Russell Bernard and Gery W. Ryan
  • Cross-cultural research / Carol R. Ember and Melvin Ember
  • Methods in applied anthropology / Robert T. Trotter, II and Jean J. Schensul
  • Presenting anthropology to diverse audiences / Conrad Phillip Kottak.
Publisher's Summary:
This handbook of anthropology methods defines and describes anthropological fieldwork in practice. The authors examine historical methods, surveys, linguistic methods, comparative research, social intervention, and visual anthropology.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
Contributor:
Bernard, H. Russell (Harvey Russell), 1940-
Subjects:
ISBN:
0761991514
9780761991519

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