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  • The Methodology of Participant Observation

    The Methodology of Participant Observation

    This article examines the challenges that participant-observation faces as a methodology in light of "the scientific perspectives and standards of research."

  • Dreams of the Informant about the Researcher

    Dreams of the Informant about the Researcher

    "Moreover, just as the subjects' covert expectations of the investigator may be revealed in their dream reports and accompanying associations, the investigators may gain comparable insights by attending to their own dreams....If understanding both their patients' transference and their own counter-transference feelings is the essential task of therapists in our own society, social scientists, working in exotic settings which the parameters of the researcher-informant relationship are impossible to control, ignore this same task at their peril."