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Qualitative Sociology as Everyday Life by Barry Glassner
  

Qualitative Sociology as Everyday Life

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Qualitative Sociology as Everyday Life by Barry Glassner

This insightful volume collects essays from some of the most renowned sociologists working today. They examine the ways that sociological understanding helps them with their daily experiences. These essays reflect the desire to understand experiences in a broader context rather than as random and isolated events - and how the qualitative approach can achieve that end. Organized around the notion of place - public places, family spaces, interior spaces, and workplaces, the essays touch on the major sub-disciplines within sociology.

About the Author

Rosanna Hertz is the 1919 Reunion Professor of Sociology and Women's and Gender Studies at Wellesley College. She is the author of Single By Chance, Mothers By Choice: How Women are Choosing Parenthood Without Marriage and Creating the New American Family (Oxford Press, 2008). She is also the author or co-author of five edited collections which focus on the use of qualitative methods including Open to Disruption: Time and Craft in the Practice of Slow Sociology (Vanderbilt University, 2015) with Anita Ilta Garey and Margaret K. Nelson.

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Book Info

Publication date

30th March 1999

Author

Barry Glassner

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Publisher

SAGE Publications Inc

Format

Hardback
296 pages

Categories

Social research & statistics

ISBN

9780761913689

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