8. Research methods in anthropology:
- Fieldwork tradition in anthropology
- Distinction between technique, method and methodology
- Tools of data collection: observation, interview, schedules, questionnaire, Case study, genealogy, life-history, oral history, secondary sources of information, participatory methods.
- Analysis, interpretation and presentation of data.
Similar Questions –
* Field work tradition in Anthropology (15Marks 2011)
* Discuss the different fieldwork traditions in anthropological research. (L.Q – 1988)
* Fieldwork traditions in Anthropology (S.N – 1987,1985)
* What are the tools of data collection?
Discuss the advantages and limitations of participant – observations as a technique of data collection (20Marks 2012)
* What do you understand by the following terms? (30 Marks — 2010)
(i) Systematic sampling. (ii) Stratified sampling. (iii) Multistage sampling.
Similar Question –
* Schedule and Questionnaire (S.N – 2005)
* Trace the genesis and development of fieldwork in anthropological research.
Assess its importance in the development of Anthropology. (L.Q – 1998)
* Examine the importance of observation as a field work technique in Anthropology. Differentiate between participant & non-participant
Observation and analyze the problem of objectivity in participant observation. (L.Q -1996)
* Discuss the nature and logic of anthropological field work methods. (L.Q -1991)
* Discuss the difference between the technique, method and methodology as employed in anthropological studies. (L.Q – 1990)
* Participant observation in Anthropological Fieldwork. (S.N – 1989)
* How does fieldworker strike a balance between the theoretical requirements and real field situations?
Describe with suitable examples. (L.Q – 1989)
* Distinguish between technique, method and methodology. Examine their role in anthropological studies. (L.Q – 1987)
* Explain the significant role of an informant in anthropological fieldwork. (L.Q – 1986)