Qualitative Methods in Military Studies: Research by Helena Carreiras,Celso Castro

By Helena Carreiras,Celso Castro

This e-book examines the method of qualitative learn in army stories.

Since the tip of the chilly conflict, the variety of experiences on army and society has grown considerably in substance, measurement and impression. in spite of the fact that, just a tiny a part of this bibliography offers extensive with the study tools used, specially on the subject of qualitative equipment. the information that shape the root of the researchers’ analyses are frequently offered as if they were immediately on hand, instead of as a made of interplay among the researcher and people who participated within the examine.

Comprising essays via foreign students, the quantity discusses the methodological questions raised by means of qualitative learn method in army settings. at the one hand, it specializes in the specificity of the army as a social context for learn: the authors unmarried out and speak about the actual box results produced by way of institutional preparations, norms and practices of the army. at the different, the authors continue in an empirical demeanour: all methodological questions are addressed in regards to concrete events of box study.

This ebook should be of a lot curiosity to scholars of army stories, examine equipment, sociology, anthropology, conflict and clash reports and protection reviews in general.

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