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Overt Participant Observation



This overview of overt participant observation uses Sudhir Venkatesh's "Gang Leader for a Day" study as a base for the outline and evaluation of key methodological concepts.


These include:


▪ Access
▪ Recording Data
▪ Validity
▪ Depth and Detail
▪ Going Native
▪ Observer Effect

Overt Participant Observation

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