ERIC Number: EJ554692
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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Researchers and the Rural Poor: Asking Questions in the Third World.
Adams, William M.; Megaw, Charles C.
Journal of Geography in Higher Education, v21 n2 p215-29 Jul 1997
Discusses the theory and practice of rural socioeconomic surveys in developing nations. Highlights the close links between choice of research topic, field area and research methods, and the ethics of field research. Offers a personal commentary on some practical problems concerning field research. (MJP)
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Disadvantaged Environment, Ethics, Ethnography, Field Interviews, Foreign Countries, Geography, Higher Education, Poverty, Research Design, Research Methodology, Research Problems, Researchers, Rural Areas, Social Science Research, Surveys, Theory Practice Relationship
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom