In Observing the Observer, Shulamit Reinharz (2011) provides students and the novice researcher with an insightful and descriptive framework in which to understand the theoretical underpinning of ethnographical studies. The author presents an outline for comprehending unidentified and identified characteristics of the researcher in the fieldwork setting, making the self an essential tool of fieldwork.
Participant Observation, Field Research, Field Notes, Fieldwork, Observer
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Manley, M. A. (2010). Observing the Observer: Understanding Our Selves in Field Research. The Qualitative Report, 15(6), 1594-1596. Retrieved from http://nsuworks.nova.edu/tqr/vol15/iss6/13