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The dilemma of qualitative method [electronic resource] : Herbert Blumer and the Chicago tradition / Martyn Hammersley.

Author/Creator:
Hammersley, Martyn.
Publication:
London ; New York : Routledge, 1989.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (280 p.)
Subjects:
Blumer, Herbert, 1900-1987.
Chicago school of sociology.
Sociology -- Methodology.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
First Published in 1990. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Contents:
Book Cover; Half-Title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; CONTENTS; FIGURES; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; INTRODUCTION; Chapter One PHILOSOPHY AND THE HUMAN SCIENCES IN THE NINETEENTH CENTURY; POSITIVISM; HISTORICISM; NEO-KANTIANISM; THE SOCIAL SCIENCES AT THE TURN OF THE CENTURY; Psychology; Economics; Sociology; Anthropology; CONCLUSION; Chapter Two PRAGMATISM; CHARLES SANDERS PEIRCE; WILLIAM JAMES; JOHN DEWEY; GEORGE HERBERT MEAD; CHARLES HORTON COOLEY; CONCLUSION; Chapter Three CHICAGO SOCIOLOGY; WILLIAM I.THOMAS: STUDYING THE SUBJECTIVE AND THE OBJECTIVE; ROBERT PARK AND CASE STUDY RESEARCH AT CHICAGO
EXAMPLES OF CHICAGO CASE STUDIESTypes of data used; Neglect of methodological issues; BLUMER'S EMPIRICAL WORK; CONCLUSION; Chapter Four CASE STUDY VERSUS STATISTICS: THE RISE OF SOCIOLOGICAL POSITIVISM; THE ARGUMENTS OF THE SOCIOLOGICAL POSITIVISTS; CRITICS OF THE POSITIVISTS; CONCLUSION; Chapter Five AGAINST THE TREND: BLUMER'S CRITIQUE OF QUANTITATIVE METHOD; STATISTICAL METHOD; QUANTITATIVE MEASUREMENT OF SOCIAL PHENOMENA; THE ASSUMPTIONS UNDERLYING BLUMER'S CRITIQUE; Realism; Symbolic interactionism; Critical commonsensism; CONCLUSION; Chapter Six BLUMER'S CONCEPT OF SCIENCE
THE THESIS OF 1928APPRAISAL OF THE POLISH PEASANT; CONCLUSION; Chapter Seven BLUMER'S ALTERNATIVE: NATURALISTIC RESEARCH; BLUMER'S DESCRIPTION OF NATURALISTIC METHOD; Exploration; Inspection; ANALYTIC INDUCTION; GROUNDED THEORIZING; THE PATTERN MODEL; CONCLUSION; Chapter Eight AN ASSESSMENT OF NATURALISTIC RESEARCH; BLUMER'S ACCOUNT; DOES NATURALISTIC RESEARCH SATISFY SCIENTIFIC CRITERIA?; Verstehen; Distinctiveness of social phenomena; IS NATURALISTIC RESEARCH CONSISTENT WITH SYMBOLIC INTERACTIONISM?; ANALYTIC INDUCTION; GROUNDED THEORY; THE PATTERN MODEL; WHAT IS TO BE DONE?
RE-DEFINING SCIENCEDeveloping the pattern model; Other ways of redefining science; RE-DEFINING SYMBOLIC INTERACTIONISM; CONCLUSION; NOTES; REFERENCES; NAME INDEX; SUBJECT INDEX
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
ISBN:
1-134-97877-4
0-203-39290-6
1-134-97878-2
1-280-05368-2
1-138-17546-3
OCLC:
437081914
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