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Race and Ethnicity in Research Methods
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Race and Ethnicity in Research Methods


Volume: 157

June 1993 | 320 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Studying across race and ethnic lines creates many problems for the researcher involving practical, strategic, ethical and epistemological questions alike. The contributors to this volume examine the array of methods used in quantitative, qualitative and comparative/historical research to show how ethnic-sensitive research can be carried out.

Among the methodological traditions discussed are survey research, demography, testing and assessment, ethnography, discourse analysis, comparative methods and archival research.

 
PART ONE: INTRODUCTION AND EPISTEMOLOGICAL CONSIDERATIONS
John H Stanfield II
Methodological Reflections
An Introduction

 
John H Stanfield II
Epistemological Considerations
 
PART TWO: QUALITATIVE METHODS
Margaret L Andersen
Studying Across Differences
Race, Class, and Gender in Qualitative Research

 
Rutledge M Dennis
Participant Observations
Elisa Facio
Ethnography as Personal Experience
Teun A van Dijk
Analyzing Racism Through Discourse Analysis
Some Methodological Reflections

 
Melvin D Williams
Urban Ethnography
Another Look

 
 
PART THREE: QUANTITATIVE METHODS
Carole C Marks
Demography and Race
Samuel L Myers Jr
Measuring and Detecting Discrimination in the Post-Civil Rights Era
James M Patton
Psychoeducational Assessment of Gifted and Talented African Americans
A Wade Smith
Survey Research on African Americans
Methodological Innovations

 
 
PART FOUR: HISTORICAL/COMPARATIVE METHODS
Duane Champagne
Toward a Multidimensional Historical Comparative Methodology
Context, Process, and Causality

 
Charles C Ragin and Jeremy Hein
The Comparative Study of Ethnicity
Methodological and Conceptual Issues

 
John H Stanfield II
In the Archives

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ISBN: 9780803950078
£77.00