The Field Researcher’s Handbook : A Guide to the Art and Science of Professional Fieldwork

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  • Author(s): Danelo, David J.
  • Publication Information:
    Washington D.C. : Georgetown University Press. 2017
  • Additional Information
    • Publication Type:
      eBook.
    • Abstract:
      Field research—the collection of information outside a lab or workplace setting—requires skills and knowledge not typically taught in the classroom. Fieldwork demands exploratory inquisitiveness, empathy to encourage interviewees to trust the researcher, and sufficient aptitude to work professionally and return home safely. The Field Researcher's Handbook provides a practical guide to planning and executing fieldwork and presenting the results. Based on his experience conducting field research in more than fifty countries and teaching others a holistic approach to field research, David J. Danelo introduces the skills new researchers will need in the field, including anthropology, travel logistics planning, body language recognition, interview preparation, storytelling, network development, and situational awareness. His time as a combat veteran in the US Marine Corps further enhances his knowledge of how to be observant and operate safely in any environment. Danelo also discusses ethical considerations and how to recognize personal biases. This handbook is intended for researchers in a variety of academic disciplines but also for government, think-tank, and private-sector researchers.
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    • Related ISBNs:
      9781626164376. 9781626164383.
    • Accession Number:
      957581574
    • Accession Number:
      1517573
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    • ABNT:
      DANELO, D. J. The Field Researcher’s Handbook : A Guide to the Art and Science of Professional Fieldwork. Washington D.C.: Georgetown University Press, 2017. Disponível em: . Acesso em: 18 out. 2019.
    • AMA:
      Danelo DJ. The Field Researcher’s Handbook : A Guide to the Art and Science of Professional Fieldwork. Washington D.C.: Georgetown University Press; 2017. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=nlebk&AN=1517573&custid=s8280428. Accessed October 18, 2019.
    • APA:
      Danelo, D. J. (2017). The Field Researcher’s Handbook : A Guide to the Art and Science of Professional Fieldwork. Washington D.C.: Georgetown University Press. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=nlebk&AN=1517573&custid=s8280428
    • Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date:
      Danelo, David J. 2017. The Field Researcher’s Handbook : A Guide to the Art and Science of Professional Fieldwork. Washington D.C.: Georgetown University Press. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=nlebk&AN=1517573&custid=s8280428.
    • Harvard:
      Danelo, D. J. (2017) The Field Researcher’s Handbook : A Guide to the Art and Science of Professional Fieldwork. Washington D.C.: Georgetown University Press. Available at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=nlebk&AN=1517573&custid=s8280428 (Accessed: 18 October 2019).
    • Harvard: Australian:
      Danelo, DJ 2017, The Field Researcher’s Handbook : A Guide to the Art and Science of Professional Fieldwork, Georgetown University Press, Washington D.C., viewed 18 October 2019, .
    • MLA:
      Danelo, David J. The Field Researcher’s Handbook : A Guide to the Art and Science of Professional Fieldwork. Georgetown University Press, 2017. EBSCOhost, search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=nlebk&AN=1517573&custid=s8280428.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Humanities:
      Danelo, David J. The Field Researcher’s Handbook : A Guide to the Art and Science of Professional Fieldwork. Washington D.C.: Georgetown University Press, 2017. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=nlebk&AN=1517573&custid=s8280428.
    • Vancouver/ICMJE:
      Danelo DJ. The Field Researcher’s Handbook : A Guide to the Art and Science of Professional Fieldwork [Internet]. Washington D.C.: Georgetown University Press; 2017 [cited 2019 Oct 18]. Available from: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=nlebk&AN=1517573&custid=s8280428