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Unformatted text preview: Getting to involved with the group you study A certain distance needs to be kept Be in between not too close and detached Access May be very hard to get Ex. CIA or a gang Advantages and Disadvantages Different questions: different methods Quantitative methods (surveys) Large populations, broad trends Lost nuances Qualitative Methods (ethnography) Cultural meaning principles of behaviors Generalization Correlation does not always equal causation Replicability- your findings are hard to copy depending on whos doing the research...
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- Fall '08