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What are we comparing China with?

Stafford, Charles ORCID: 0000-0002-8024-5563 (2013) What are we comparing China with? Field Research Method Lab Blog (18 Dec 2013). Website.

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In considering the challenges faced by researchers in China, it may be useful to take a comparative perspective. In this posting, I discuss a recent project that involved carrying out fieldwork both in rural Heilongjiang and in rural Oklahoma. The comparison reminds us, among other things, that the methodological ‘advantages’ and ‘disadvantages’ of a given field site may generate unexpected consequences – both good and bad – for research, writes Charles Stafford.

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Additional Information: © 2013 The Author(s)
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher Education
Date Deposited: 09 Jun 2017 13:21
Last Modified: 16 May 2024 07:16

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