Chapter 1. Anthropology and the Social Sciences Chapter 2. The Foundations of Social Research Chapter 3. Preparing for Research Chapter 4. Research Design: Experiments and Experimental Thinking Chapter 5. Sampling I: The Basics Chapter 6. Sampling II: Theory Chapter 7. Sampling III: Nonprobability Samples and Choosing Informants Chapter 8. Interviewing I: Unstructured and Semistructured Chapter 9. Interviewing II: Questionnaires Chapter 10. Interviewing III: Cultural Domains Chapter 11. Scales and Scaling Chapter 12. Participant Observation Chapter 13. Field Notes and Database Management Chapter 14. Direct and Indirect Observation Chapter 15. Introduction to Qualitative and Quantitative Analysis Chapter 16. Cognitive Anthropology I: Analyzing Cultural Domains Chapter 17. Cognitive Anthropology II: Decision Modeling, Taxonomies, and Componential Analysis Chapter 18. Text Analysis I: Interpretive Analysis, Narrative Analysis, Performance Analysis, and Conversation Analysis Chapter 19. Text Analysis II: Schema Analysis, Grounded Theory, Content Analysis, and Analytic Induction Chapter 20. Univariate Analysis Chapter 21. Bivariate Analysis Chapter 22. Multivariate Analysis
H. Russell Bernard is professor of anthropology emeritus at the University of Florida. He is the editor of the Handbook of Methods in Cultural Anthropology, author of Social Research Methods, and founder and editor of the journal Field Methods.
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