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ERIC Number: EJ576649
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
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ISSN: ISSN-0161-7761
Structural Functionalism as a Heuristic Device.
Chilcott, John H.
Anthropology & Education Quarterly, v29 n1 p103-11 Mar 1998
Argues that structural functionalism as a method for conducting fieldwork and as a format for the analysis of ethnographic data remains a powerful model, one that is easily understood by professional educators. As a heuristic device, functionalist theory can help in the solution of a problem that is otherwise incapable of theoretical justification. (Author/SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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Note: For response to this article see ED 521 144.