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SOCI 305 1 2/18/10 Studying Children and Adolescents SOCI 305 Applying the “new paradigm” to studying young people o Ethnography: studying people in natural settings Useful because as researchers we are not always the experts we think we are We don’t always get to turn over that expertise to the people we are studying The people who are participants are the experts Approximate their perspective
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Unformatted text preview: We assume that adults are the bearers of knowledge o Challenges May not act as they usually would Adults ask questions o Roles to take/techniques to use The role of the detached observer Being a friend (Avoiding the authority role) By associating authority with others, Corsaro was able to gain the childrens trust o Ethical considerations...
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