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Studying Accounting in Action: The Challenge of Engaging with Management Accounting Practice

Jane Baxter and Wai Fong Chua

in Accounting, Organizations, and Institutions: Essays in Honour of Anthony Hopwood

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199546350
eISBN:
9780191720048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546350.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This chapter overviews the substantive nature and effects of Hopwood's (1983) seminal paper encouraging researchers to study management accounting in its organizational context. Hopwood's paper is ... More


Conducting Research in Juvenile and Criminal Justice Settings

Michael G. Vaughn, Carrie Pettus-Davis, and Jeffrey J. Shook

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199782857
eISBN:
9780199949663
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199782857.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation, Communities and Organizations

The growth of the criminal justice system poses a number of significant problems that require ongoing research efforts by scholars across multiple disciplines. Despite the impact that the criminal ... More


Field studies in developing countries

Japhet Killewo and Anita Sandström

in Teaching Epidemiology: A guide for teachers in epidemiology, public health and clinical medicine

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199239481
eISBN:
9780191716973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239481.003.026
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter presents a teaching approach targeted at both undergraduates and postgraduates in public health-related fields, or clinical epidemiology in which part of their training involves field ... More


Field Research with Adults in the Criminal Justice System

Michael G. Vaughn, Carrie Pettus-Davis, and Jeffrey J. Shook

in Conducting Research in Juvenile and Criminal Justice Settings

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199782857
eISBN:
9780199949663
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199782857.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation, Communities and Organizations

Executing research within criminal justice field settings entails unique challenges. To assist the reader with overcoming these challenges, this chapter provides strategies for developing and ... More


Balancing Science and Services: The Challenges and Rewards of Field Research

Kimberly Eaton Hoagwood and Sarah McCue Horwitz

in The Field Research Survival Guide

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195325522
eISBN:
9780199893850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195325522.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter deals with the initial implementation of a funded project. It describes developing the support and stakeholder networking necessary to conduct research. Field research differs ... More


Contexts of Mothers’ Lives

Robert A. Levine, Sarah E. Levine, Beatrice Schnell-Anzola, Meredith L. Rowe, and Emily Dexter

in Literacy and Mothering: How Women’s Schooling Changes the Lives of the World's Children

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195309829
eISBN:
9780199932733
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195309829.003.0021
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter provides an overview of the community-level field research on maternal literacy carried out in four countries: Mexico, Nepal, Venezuela and Zambia. It begins with the ways in which ... More


Field Research in Juvenile Justice Settings

Michael G. Vaughn, Carrie Pettus-Davis, and Jeffrey J. Shook

in Conducting Research in Juvenile and Criminal Justice Settings

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199782857
eISBN:
9780199949663
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199782857.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation, Communities and Organizations

Many opportunities exist for scholars to conduct research in juvenile justice settings including pathway studies of arrest and system entry, characteristics of juveniles, law enforcement-juvenile ... More


People and Pollution: Cultural Constructions and Social Action in Egypt

Nicholas S. Hopkins, Sohair R. Mehanna, and Salah el-Haggar

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789774245725
eISBN:
9781617970962
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774245725.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

With a population approaching 65 million (15 million in Cairo alone), environmental pollution is a concern of many people in Egypt and the world in general. This book is a study of how Egyptians in ... More


Failing in the Field: What We Can Learn When Field Research Goes Wrong

Dean Karlan and Jacob Appel

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780691183138
eISBN:
9781400883615
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691183138.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

All across the social sciences, from development economics to political science departments, researchers are going into the field to collect data and learn about the world. While much has been gained ... More


Shooting Rites

Ronald L. Grimes

in Rite out of Place: Ritual, Media, and the Arts

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195301441
eISBN:
9780199850952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301441.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The chapter contemplates the shooting of rites with still and video cameras, a strange but widespread cultural activity that can either disrupt, extend, or validate these rites. It identifies the ... More


Fieldworking Ritual

Ronald L. Grimes

in The Craft of Ritual Studies

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780195301427
eISBN:
9780199369164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301427.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In ritual studies method includes not only participant observation and interview but also videography. All three are essential for research on contemporary ritual practice, and all depend on the ... More


Introduction

Patrick D. Gaffney

in The Prophet's Pulpit: Islamic Preaching in Contemporary Egypt

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520084711
eISBN:
9780520914582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520084711.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter notes how the study of Islamic preaching came into fruition. This study is the accumulated product of several periods of field research, the longest of which was the first, an ... More


Understanding Focus Group Discussions

Monique M. Hennink

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199856169
eISBN:
9780190256111
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199856169.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This book addresses the challenges associated with conducting and writing focus group research. It provides detailed guidance on the practical and theoretical considerations in conducting focus group ... More


The Typical Leadership Study: How Do We Know What We Know?

Julian Barling

in The Science of Leadership: Lessons from Research for Organizational Leaders

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199757015
eISBN:
9780199372058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199757015.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter examines research in mainstream journals since 2000 to show what and who is most likely to be studied by researchers, and what methods are used in this research. Transformational ... More


Can Leadership Be Taught?: Leadership Interventions in Organizations

Julian Barling

in The Science of Leadership: Lessons from Research for Organizational Leaders

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199757015
eISBN:
9780199372058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199757015.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Closely related to the question of whether leadership is “born or made” is whether leadership can be taught. A large body of research, based mainly on laboratory studies and field research, allow for ... More


Ethnic Church Meets Megachurch: Indian American Christianity in Motion

Prema A. Kurien

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781479804757
eISBN:
9781479845477
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479804757.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book examines how a new paradigm of ethnicity and religion is shaping contemporary immigrant religious institutions and the intergenerational transmission of religion. While earlier European ... More


Homeschooling Mothers

Jennifer Lois

in Home Is Where the School Is: The Logic of Homeschooling and the Emotional Labor of Mothering

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814752517
eISBN:
9780814789438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814752517.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter describes the book's methodology for the study of homeschoolers, as well as the methods used in collecting and analyzing data, and the problems and issues encountered during the course ... More


Political Science Research in the Middle East and North Africa: Methodological and Ethical Challenges

Janine A. Clark and Francesco Cavatorta (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780190882969
eISBN:
9780190887544
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190882969.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Based on personal accounts of their experiences conducting qualitative and quantitative research in the countries of the Middle East and North Africa, the contributors to this volume share the ... More


Introduction

Gary M. Olson, Nathan Bos, and Ann Zimmerman

in Scientific Collaboration on the Internet

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262151207
eISBN:
9780262281041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262151207.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book reveals that modern scientific studies and research efforts are increasingly being carried out in a collaborative environment. It finds that several research papers are being co-authored by ... More


William Alfred Shack: An Unacknowledged Giant

Dallas L. Browne

in The Second Generation of African American Pioneers in Anthropology

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252042027
eISBN:
9780252050763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042027.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter focuses on the life and accomplishments of Africanist anthropologist William Shack. Known to all as Shack, he had a career that included field research in Ethiopia and Swaziland, ... More


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