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Development Fieldwork free pdf Development Fieldwork provides an invaluable step-by-step guide to undertaking development fieldwork in both the developing world and in western contexts. Building on the success of the first edition, this book takes you through all the key stages in development research and covers: * Methodology- from designing your development research, to the benefits and pitfalls of quantitative and qualitative methods. * A whole new chapter on research using archival, textual and virtual data, with particular emphasis on how to use the internet. * Preparation for the field- from practical issues such as funding and permission, to personal issues such as motivation and attitudes. * In the field- tackling issues such as culture shock, ethical considerations and working with marginalised, vulnerable or privileged groups, including government departments, NGOs and corporations. * Leaving the field- reflecting on the practical and emotional implications of leaving the field, along with a discussion on how to write up your findings Sensitive, engaging and accessible in tone, the text is rich in learning features- from boxed examples to bullet-pointed summaries and questions for reflection. Development Fieldwork is the perfect companion for students engaged in research across development studies, geography or public policy.

About Regina Scheyvens

Regina Scheyvens heads the Institute of Development Studies at Massey University, New Zealand. She combines a passion for teaching about international development with research on tourism and development. She has a particular interest in sustainable development options for people living in small island states. In addition to Development Fieldwork, Regina has published books on Tourism and Poverty (2010) and Tourism for Development: Empowering Communities (2002), along with articles on topics such as backpacker tourism, ecotourism, sustainable tourism and empowerment.

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Author : Regina Scheyvens
Publisher : SAGE Publications Ltd
Data Published : 17 February 2014
ISBN : 1446254771
EAN : 9781446254776
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 312 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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