Film Guide Kitchen Stories

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Sociology 105 Film Guide: “Kitchen Stories” As you watch the film be sure to focus on the relationship between the researcher(s) and the people they are studying. 1. What are the researchers assumptions/instructions on how to relate to their subjects at the start of the film? 2. How do these relationships change over time? Why? 3. What can we learn about observational research from this film? 4. What does the film tell us about the different kind of knowledge produced by different paradigms of social research? 5. What does the film imply about the value of objectivity? 6. What can we learn when we interact with those we observe? 7. What does the observed think of the expected role of the observer in the film? How does he challenge that role? Sociology 105 Film Guide: “Kitchen Stories”
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Unformatted text preview: As you watch the film be sure to focus on the relationship between the researcher(s) and the people they are studying. 1. What are the researchers assumptions/instructions on how to relate to their subjects at the start of the film? 2. How do these relationships change over time? Why? 3. What can we learn about observational research from this film? 4. What does the film tell us about the different kind of knowledge produced by different paradigms of social research? 5. What does the film imply about the value of objectivity? 6. What can we learn when we interact with those we observe? 7. What does the observed think of the expected role of the observer in the film? How does he challenge that role?...
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