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The Field Research Survival Guide

Arlene Rubin Stiffman


This collection of field research narratives from veteran social and behavioral science researchers acknowledges the unpredictability of managing a project, and candidly illustrates real-world problems and solutions. Unlike standard research tests, each chapter has practical import for the researcher, ties together extant literature, and illustrates the issues with concrete examples from the authors' own experience. The chapters each address one or more of the research stress points that many researchers have found concerning during their careers, and are loosely organized by the naturally unf ... More

Keywords: implementation, interdisciplinary, consultants, research staff, instrument, data, archiving, IRB, ethics, cultural

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2009 Print ISBN-13: 9780195325522
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2010 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195325522.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Arlene Rubin Stiffman, author