Reference Entry

participant observation

Alan Tomlinson

in A Dictionary of Sports Studies

Published in print January 2010 | ISBN: 9780199213818
Published online January 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780191726859
participant observation

Show Summary Details

Preview

A social scientific method whereby the researcher adopts a position or role in a group, community, or organization, and as such is part of the ongoing everyday life and evolving social relations of those whom he or she is studying. A classic statement on the evolution of the participant observer's role is made by ...

Reference Entry.  490 words. 

Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation

Full text: subscription required

How to subscribe Recommend to my Librarian

Buy this work at Oxford University Press »

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content. subscribe or login to access all content.