Consultancy: a different gate to the field

He, Baogang 2006, Consultancy: a different gate to the field. In Heimer, Maria and Thogersen, Stig (ed), Doing fieldwork in China, University of Hawaii Press, Honolulu, HI, pp.168-188.

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Title Consultancy: a different gate to the field
Author(s) He, BaogangORCID iD for He, Baogang
Title of book Doing fieldwork in China
Editor(s) Heimer, Maria
Thogersen, Stig
Publication date 2006
Chapter number 10
Total chapters 15
Start page 168
End page 188
Total pages 21
Publisher University of Hawaii Press
Place of Publication Honolulu, HI
Notes Grew out of a workshop held Oct. 2-3, 2003, Copenhagen. Includes bibliographical references and index. 1. Introduction The Role of Fieldwork in the Research Process -- 2. Discovery, Research (Re)design, and Theory Building -- 3. Fieldwork as Coping and Learning -- 4. Field Sites, Research Design, and Type of Findings Official China and Beyond -- 5. In the Footsteps of the Communist Party: Dilemmas and Strategies -- 6. `An Open Lhasa Welcomes You': Disciplining the Researcher in Tibet -- 7. Beyond Official Chinese: Language Codes and Strategies Data Collection -- 8. Surveys - Three Ways to Obtain Household Income Data -- 9. Interviewing Chinese People: From High-level Officials to the Unemployed -- 10. Consultancy: A Different Gate to the Field -- 11. Approaching the Field through Written Sources Insiders and Outsiders -- 12. Bu Wei: Looking for `the Insider's Perspective': Human Trafficking in Sichuan -- 13. The Significance of Benevolence and Wisdom - Reflections on Field Positionality -- 14. In the `Field' Together: Potentials and Pitfalls in Collaborative Research -- 15. Ethical Dilemmas: Balancing Distance with Involvement.
ISBN 8791114977
Language eng
Field of Research 160603 Comparative Government and Politics
Socio Economic Objective 970116 Expanding Knowledge through Studies of Human Society
HERDC Research category B1 Book chapter
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